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Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence

Showing Keith Monk's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (9 out of 30, or 30%)

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M StateRange (Level 3)Isol-KmAscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Mitchell18562037North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains1913.51369 
2.Mount Washington18741917New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians1318.942142004-10-02
3.Spruce Knob8481482West VirginiaAppalachian Plateaus282.3828 
4.Katahdin13071606MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians254.817092007
5.Slide Mountain10001274New YorkAppalachian Plateaus219.51084 
6.Mount Marcy14981629New YorkCanadian Shield208.61930 
7.Clingmans Dome13732025North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains113.81397 
8.Sugarloaf Mountain9661292MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians104.35152004-09-04
9.Killington Peak10101291VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians90.6873 
10.Mount Mansfield11071339VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians83.61659 
11.Apple Orchard Mountain8611288VirginiaBlue Ridge Mountains54.2161 
12.Standing Indian8591676North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains52.2197 
13.Huckleberry Knob10361695North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains47.3121 
14.Jay Peak9061176VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians46.9382 
 Big Frog Mountain7561280TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains46.154 
15.White Cap Mountain7941114MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians44.3109 
16.Richland Balsam9171954North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains43.6178 
 Coburn Mountain7611133MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians37.530 
17.Old Speck8231268MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians32.96522001-10-10
18.Roan High Knob10621916North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains30.2303 
19.Mount Lafayette10121597New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians27.725892006-09-30
20.Big Bald7791681North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains25.5163 
21.Whiteface Mountain9431483New YorkCanadian Shield25.41022 
22.Mount Cabot8111268New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians20.79652009-11-18
23.Mount Moosilauke8941464New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians20.219472010-10-09
24.Crabtree Bald8171622North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains18.628 
25.Equinox Mountain9271170VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians17.7331 
26.Dorset Mountain8601146VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians17.5153 
27.Bigelow Mountain8671263MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians12.95742008-09-06
28.Giant Mountain9001410New YorkCanadian Shield10.01361 
29.Dix Mountain8501470New YorkCanadian Shield9.1729 
30.Carter Dome8601473New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians8.112392003-09-27

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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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