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New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Nikolai Braun's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 50, or 0%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
 Prom-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 6)Isol-MiAscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Washington62886158Mount Washington Massif819.64064 
 Ball Crag610631Mount Washington Massif.2133 
2.Mount Adams5799861Northern Peaks3.01788 
 Agiocochook Crag571819Mount Washington Massif.229 
3.Mount Jefferson5712753Northern Peaks1.71696 
 Nelson Crag563535Mount Washington Massif.3100 
 Sam Adams5585103Northern Peaks.3138 
 Mount Clay5533149Northern Peaks.6582 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill552279Mount Washington Massif.569 
 Boott Spur5502118Mount Washington Massif.5340 
 John Quincy Adams541066Northern Peaks.2171 
 Monticello Lawn Peak540723Northern Peaks.193 
4.Mount Monroe5372264Southern Peaks.71711 
5.Mount Madison5366466Northern Peaks.61730 
 Abigail Adams535550Northern Peaks.1132 
 Adams 5526639Northern Peaks.1195 
6.Mount Lafayette52603360Franconia Range17.22479 
 Mount Monroe-West Peak520759Southern Peaks.1347 
7.Mount Lincoln5089189Franconia Range.72177 
 Mount Truman5020120Franconia Range.2730 
 Mount Franklin502050Southern Peaks.3616 
8.South Twin49021522Twin Range4.71440 
9.Carter Dome48322821Carter Range5.01180 
 Slide Peak48066Mount Washington Massif.2218 
10.Mount Moosilauke48022932Moosilauke Area12.51858 
11.North Twin4761301Twin Range.81125 
12.Mount Eisenhower4760335Southern Peaks.71766 
13.Mount Carrigain47002243Pemigewasset Ranges5.91012 
14.Mount Bond4698318Twin Range2.31167 
 Slide Peak South469232Mount Washington Massif.226 
 Mount Hight4675125Carter Range.6611 
15.Middle Carter Mountain4610720Carter Range1.91035 
 Mount Lethe458454Carter Range.3234 
16.Mount Guyot4580200Twin Range.7925 
17.West Bond4540200Twin Range.41003 
 North Carter Mountain453060Carter Range.4405 
 Mount Blue4529149Moosilauke Area.5158 
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit452363Moosilauke Area.5497 
18.Mount Garfield4500840Franconia Range2.01443 
 Southeast Castle450025Northern Peaks.162 
19.Mount Liberty4459399Franconia Range1.51678 
20.South Carter Mountain4430240Carter Range.71031 
21.Wildcat Mountain44221034Carter Range.91085 
22.Mount Hancock44201240Pemigewasset Ranges2.21129 
23.South Kinsman Mountain43582418Kinsman Range4.41242 
 Southwest Twin435797Twin Range.337 
24.Mount Osceola43402040Osceola-Tecumseh6.01567 
24.Mount Field43401701Willey Range.01365 
 Wildcat B433060Carter Range.2619 
 Northwest Castle433030Northern Peaks.059 
26.Mount Flume4328428Franconia Range.81459 
27.South Hancock4319179Pemigewasset Ranges.71094 
 Fourth Howk431590Northern Peaks.244 
28.Mount Pierce4310240Southern Peaks.91964 
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak4300120Pemigewasset Ranges.3373 
 Wildcat C4298148Carter Range.4666 
29.North Kinsman Mountain4293273Kinsman Range.71356 
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak4293113Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.4111 
 Carter Dome-South Peak427464Carter Range.3100 
30.Bondcliffs4265205Twin Range.71140 
31.Zealand Mountain4260240Twin Range.61100 
32.Mount Willey4255275Willey Range1.01222 
 Greenleaf Knob424565Franconia Range.1192 
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak4220120Osceola-Tecumseh.384 
 Mount Pierce-South Peak418545Southern Peaks.2290 
33.North Tripyramid41801360Central Sandwich Range5.01137 
 Mount Jim4172112Moosilauke Area.5149 
34.Mount Cabot41702671Pilot Range12.9922 
35.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156336Osceola-Tecumseh.71387 
36.Middle Tripyramid4140280Central Sandwich Range.61113 
 Mount Osceola-West Peak411494Osceola-Tecumseh.380 
37.Cannon Mountain4100760Kinsman Range1.71470 
 South Tripyramid4100120Central Sandwich Range.3583 
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob409040Pilot Range.2232 
38.Wildcat D4062287Carter Range.71086 
39.Mount Hale4054634Twin Range2.11151 
40.Mount Jackson4052352Southern Peaks1.21615 
41.Mount Tom4051351Willey Range.81312 
42.Mount Moriah4049922Carter Range2.31021 
 Wildcat E404675Carter Range.2496 
 Emerald Bluff404545Northern Peaks.022 
43.Mount Passaconaway4043823Central Sandwich Range3.01074 
44.Owls Head4025845Franconia Range1.6804 
45.Galehead Mountain4024284Twin Range.51097 
46.Mount Whiteface4020600Central Sandwich Range1.81117 
46.Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4020160Pemigewasset Ranges.572 
 Mount Hancock-East Peak402080Pemigewasset Ranges.329 
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges402080Central Sandwich Range1.9342 
48.Mount Waumbek40061299Pliny Range4.81098 
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak400659Pliny Range.254 
49.Mount Tecumseh40031743Osceola-Tecumseh2.41466 
49.Mount Isolation4003223Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.9864 
 Sandwich Mountain39801200Central Sandwich Range4.9398 

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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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