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Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 3)Isol-MiAscents
1.Mount Mitchell60896684North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains1189.01543
2.Mount Washington61486288New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians819.64633
3.Spruce Knob27814861West VirginiaAppalachian Plateaus175.4895
4.Katahdin42885268MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians158.31882
5.Slide Mountain32804180New YorkAppalachian Plateaus136.41221
6.Mount Marcy49145344New YorkCanadian Shield129.62158
7.Clingmans Dome45036643North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains70.71587
8.Sugarloaf Mountain31684240MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians64.8561
9.Killington Peak33154235VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians56.3975
10.Mount Mansfield36334393VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians51.91858
11.Apple Orchard Mountain28254225VirginiaBlue Ridge Mountains33.7177
12.Standing Indian28195499North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains32.4221
13.Huckleberry Knob34005560North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains29.4131
14.Jay Peak29723858VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians29.1437
 Big Frog Mountain24804200TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains28.666
15.White Cap Mountain26043654MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians27.5126
16.Richland Balsam30106410North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains27.1202
 Coburn Mountain24973717MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians23.332
17.Old Speck27004160MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians20.4735
18.Roan High Knob34856285North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains18.8356
19.Mount Lafayette33205240New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians17.22906
20.Big Bald25565516North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains15.9182
21.Whiteface Mountain30944865New YorkCanadian Shield15.81168
22.Mount Cabot26614160New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians12.91105
23.Mount Moosilauke29324802New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians12.52225
24.Crabtree Bald26805320North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains11.634
25.Equinox Mountain30403840VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians11.0375
26.Dorset Mountain28203760VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians10.8178
27.Bigelow Mountain28454145MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians8.0647
28.Giant Mountain29534626New YorkCanadian Shield6.21528
29.Dix Mountain27894823New YorkCanadian Shield5.7819
30.Carter Dome28214832New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians5.01402

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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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