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Henry David Thoreau

July 12, 1817 - Concord, MA / May 6, 1862 - Concord, MA

Henry David Thoreau was a American author, philosopher, and naturalist, known for his works Walden and Civil Disobedience. He was also a devoted New England hill-walker who climbed several major summits in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Thoreau had a deep relationship with the mountains that is matched by few other literary figures, and his experiences on the heights were an important part of his short life.


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Most Complete Lists
List# Done% Complete
New Hampshire County Prominence Peaks440
New Hampshire County High Points440
Northeast USA Drainage Basin High Points423.5
Massachusetts County Prominence Peaks214.3
Massachusetts County High Points214.3
Peaks with Most Individual Summiters714
Most Ascended Peaks714
New Hampshire Fire Towers213.3
Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" Peaks112.5
AMC New Hampshire 4000-footers510.4
Highest Peaks Climbed
PeakElev-ftLocationAscent Date
Mount Washington6288USA-NH1839 d
Mount Monroe5372USA-NH1839 c
Mount Lafayette5240USA-NH1858-07-13
Mount Eisenhower4760USA-NH1839 b
Mount Pierce4310USA-NH1839 a
Mount Greylock3487USA-MA1844
Mount Monadnock3150USA-NH1852-09-06
Pack Monadnock Mountain2280USA-NH1852
Red Hill2020USA-NH1858-07-05
Wachusett Mountain1998USA-MA1842-07-20
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
PeakProm-ftLocationAscent Date
Mount Washington6148USA-NH1839 d
Mount Lafayette3320USA-NH1858-07-13
Mount Greylock2463USA-MA1844
Mount Monadnock2130USA-NH1852-09-06
Red Hill1360USA-NH1858-07-05
Pack Monadnock Mountain1256USA-NH1852
Wachusett Mountain922USA-MA1842-07-20
Uncanoonuc Mountains754USA-NH1848
Mount Kineo749USA-ME1857
Fall Mountain-Mount Kilburn656USA-NH1856-09
P-Index: 14    Link to Peak List sorted by prominence
I-Index: 8    Link to Peak List sorted by isolation
E-Index: 12    Link to Peak List sorted by elevation


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