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Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-Ft
StateRange (Level 3)Isol-MiAscents
1.Mount Washington61586288New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians819.64633
2.Mount Mitchell60926684North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains1189.01543
3.Mount Marcy49195344New YorkCanadian Shield129.62158
4.Clingmans Dome45136643North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains70.71587
5.Katahdin42935268MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians158.31882
6.Mount Mansfield36434393VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians51.91858
7.Roan High Knob35056285North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains18.8356
8.Huckleberry Knob34405580North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains29.4131
9.Mount Lafayette33605260New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians17.22906
10.Killington Peak33254235VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians56.3975
11.Slide Mountain32954190New YorkAppalachian Plateaus136.41221
12.Sugarloaf Mountain31784250MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians64.8561
13.Whiteface Mountain31104865New YorkCanadian Shield15.81168
14.Equinox Mountain30603850VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians11.0375
15.Richland Balsam30306410North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains27.1202
16.Jay Peak29723858VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians29.1437
17.Giant Mountain29694626New YorkCanadian Shield6.21528
18.Mount Moosilauke29324802New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians12.52225
19.Bigelow Mountain28554145MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians8.0647
20.Dorset Mountain28403770VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians10.8178
21.Standing Indian28395499North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains32.4221
22.Apple Orchard Mountain28354225VirginiaBlue Ridge Mountains33.7177
23.Dix Mountain28224839New YorkCanadian Shield5.7819
24.Carter Dome28214832New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians5.01402
25.Spruce Knob27914861West VirginiaAppalachian Plateaus175.4895
26.Crabtree Bald27205340North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains11.634
26.Old Speck27204170MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians20.4735
28.Mount Cabot26714170New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians12.91105
29.White Cap Mountain26093654MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians27.5126
30.Big Bald25765516North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains15.9182
31.Big Frog Mountain25204220TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains28.666
32.Coburn Mountain25073717MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians23.332

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List Description


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; combination of two lists compiled 2000 by Edward Earl, Andy Martin, Roy Schweiker, and Ron Tagliapietra.
  • List generation helped by Edward Earl's WinProm program.
  • Posts made to the Yahoo Prominence Group online forum.
  • Prominence values in this list may not agree 100% with sources, due to different interpretations of key col spot elevations and out-dated peak elevations in the PBC Database.


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