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New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Paul Jones's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (39 out of 48, or 81.25%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Range (Level 6)Isol-MiAscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Washington62886148Mount Washington Massif819.64753 
 Ball Crag610631Mount Washington Massif.2163 
2.Mount Adams5799861Northern Peaks3.021472019-08-27 c
 Agiocochook Crag57189Mount Washington Massif.235 
3.Mount Jefferson5712753Northern Peaks1.720462019-08-27 a
 Nelson Crag563535Mount Washington Massif.3108 
 Sam Adams558593Northern Peaks.31682019-08-27 c
 Mount Clay5533139Northern Peaks.6680 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill551259Mount Washington Massif.583 
 Boott Spur549298Mount Washington Massif.5407 
 John Quincy Adams541056Northern Peaks.2206 
 Monticello Lawn Peak540713Northern Peaks.1113 
4.Mount Monroe5372254Southern Peaks.72052 
5.Mount Madison5366466Northern Peaks.62077 
 Abigail Adams535540Northern Peaks.1158 
 Adams 5525620Northern Peaks.12402019-08-27 b
6.Mount Lafayette52403320Franconia Range17.229962020-09-16 d
 Mount Monroe-West Peak519739Southern Peaks.1409 
7.Mount Lincoln5089169Franconia Range.726372020-09-16 b
 Mount Truman500080Franconia Range.28712020-09-16 c
 Mount Franklin500020Southern Peaks.3726 
8.South Twin49021502Twin Range4.717652017-07-22 b
9.Carter Dome48322821Carter Range5.014482017-09-24 a
 Slide Peak48066Mount Washington Massif.2275 
10.Mount Moosilauke48022932Moosilauke Area12.522962019-07-08 b
11.North Twin4761281Twin Range.813872017-07-22 a
12.Mount Eisenhower4760335Southern Peaks.721422013-08-18
13.Mount Bond4698298Twin Range2.31414 
 Slide Peak South469212Mount Washington Massif.229 
14.Mount Carrigain46802223Pemigewasset Ranges5.912422021-06-13 b
 Mount Hight4675115Carter Range.6735 
15.Middle Carter Mountain4600700Carter Range1.91279 
 Mount Lethe458444Carter Range.3271 
16.Mount Guyot4560160Twin Range.711382018-09-07 c
 Mount Blue4529129Moosilauke Area.5181 
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit452343Moosilauke Area.56152019-07-08 c
17.West Bond4520160Twin Range.412352018-09-07 e
 North Carter Mountain452040Carter Range.4475 
 Southeast Castle450025Northern Peaks.173 
18.Mount Garfield4480800Franconia Range2.017692018-09-16
19.Mount Liberty4459379Franconia Range1.520442017-10-22 b
20.Wildcat Mountain44221034Carter Range.91325 
21.South Carter Mountain4420220Carter Range.712722017-09-24 b
22.Mount Hancock44001200Pemigewasset Ranges2.213982020-08-08 c
23.South Kinsman Mountain43582398Kinsman Range4.415292018-08-10 c
 Southwest Twin435777Twin Range.342 
 Northwest Castle433030Northern Peaks.071 
24.Mount Flume4328408Franconia Range.817732017-10-22 a
25.Mount Osceola43202000Osceola-Tecumseh6.019032012-06-14
25.Mount Field43201681Willey Range4.916602017-09-10 b
 Wildcat B432040Carter Range.2746 
 South Hancock4319159Pemigewasset Ranges.713502020-08-08 a
 Fourth Howk431565Northern Peaks.261 
27.Mount Pierce4310230Southern Peaks.924282018-07-13 a
 Wildcat C4298138Carter Range.4813 
28.North Kinsman Mountain4293253Kinsman Range.716862018-08-10 b
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak429393Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.4146 
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak428080Pemigewasset Ranges.34622020-08-08 b
 Carter Dome-South Peak427454Carter Range.3121 
29.Bondcliffs4265185Twin Range.71379 
30.Mount Willey4255255Willey Range1.014782017-09-10 c
 Greenleaf Knob424545Franconia Range.12752020-09-16 f
31.Zealand Mountain4240200Twin Range.613532018-09-07 b
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak420080Osceola-Tecumseh.3112 
 Mount Pierce-South Peak418525Southern Peaks.23562018-07-13 c
 Mount Jim417292Moosilauke Area.51672019-07-08 a
32.Mount Cabot41602661Pilot Range12.911442018-10-05 b
32.North Tripyramid41601320Central Sandwich Range5.013832019-07-25 a
34.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156316Osceola-Tecumseh.717002020-08-22 b
35.Middle Tripyramid4120240Central Sandwich Range.613442019-07-25 b
 Mount Osceola-West Peak411474Osceola-Tecumseh.395 
36.Cannon Mountain4080720Kinsman Range1.717852020-07-07 a
 South Tripyramid408080Central Sandwich Range.3693 
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob408020Pilot Range.22892018-10-05 a
37.Wildcat D4062287Carter Range.71338 
38.Mount Hale4054614Twin Range2.114222019-09-15
39.Mount Jackson4052332Southern Peaks1.219702019-06-15 a
40.Mount Tom4051331Willey Range.816012017-09-10 d
41.Mount Moriah4049922Carter Range2.312872019-08-04
 Wildcat E404675Carter Range.2574 
42.Mount Passaconaway4043803Central Sandwich Range3.013292017-08-16 e
43.Owls Head4025825Franconia Range1.69862020-08-28 a
 Emerald Bluff402525Northern Peaks.024 
44.Galehead Mountain4024264Twin Range.513312019-09-20
45.Mount Waumbek40061289Pliny Range4.813542020-08-06 b
46.Mount Tecumseh40031723Osceola-Tecumseh2.417832017-07-09 b
46.Mount Isolation4003203Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.91048 
48.Mount Whiteface4000560Central Sandwich Range1.814072018-08-24 b
 Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4000120Pemigewasset Ranges.585 
 Mount Hancock-East Peak400040Pemigewasset Ranges.336 
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges400040Central Sandwich Range1.94082018-08-24 a
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak399639Pliny Range.2732020-08-06 c
 Sandwich Mountain39601160Central Sandwich Range4.95242020-08-01 c

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List Description

This list of 48 ranked peaks in New Hampshire's White Mountains matches closely to that used by the Four Thousand Footer committee of the Applachian Mountain Club. The committee uses an "optimisitic" prominence threshold of 200 feet, which, in terrain covered by maps with 40-foot contours, is equivalent to the 160 feet of "clean" prominence used on this site.

The only discrepancy between the ranked summits on this list and the official 4000-footer club list is that the official list includes South Hancock but not Mount Guyot. This seems odd to me, since Guyot clearly has the exact same prominence as nearby West Bond, an official peak, and South Hancock clearly just misses the 160 foot clean prominence cut-off by 1 foot.

To see the official AMC version of the list, click here.

This list is a very popular peakbagging endeavor, with over 6000 recorded completers. All summits are reached by maintained hiking trails except for Owls Head, where a well-used herd path climbs up a steep landslide to the summit area. Isolation, Bond, West Bond, and Owls Head are the most remote from roads and the only ones that most hikers might not attempt as a day-hike.

The White Mountains (by most definitions) extend into Maine, so it should be pointed out that Old Speck would be on a theoretical "White Mountain 4000-foot Peaks" list of 49 ranked summits.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       AMC White Mountain Guide, 28th Edition (Smith, Daniell)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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