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Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

Showing Gary Spencer's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 54, or 0%)

RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 4)Isol-MiAscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Washington61486288New HampshireWhite Mountains819.64490 
2.Mount Marcy49145344New YorkAdirondack Mountains129.62092 
3.Katahdin42885268MaineLongfellow Mountains158.31826 
4.Mount Mansfield36334393VermontGreen Mountains51.91772 
5.Mount Lafayette33205240New HampshireWhite Mountains17.22785 
6.Killington Peak33154235VermontGreen Mountains56.3939 
7.Slide Mountain32804180New YorkCatskill Mountains136.41146 
8.Sugarloaf Mountain31684240MaineLongfellow Mountains64.8549 
9.Whiteface Mountain30944865New YorkAdirondack Mountains15.81121 
10.Equinox Mountain30403840VermontTaconic Range11.0353 
11.Jay Peak29723858VermontGreen Mountains29.1414 
12.Giant Mountain29534626New YorkAdirondack Mountains6.21471 
13.Mount Moosilauke29324802New HampshireWhite Mountains12.52106 
14.Bigelow Mountain28454145MaineLongfellow Mountains8.0626 
15.Carter Dome28214832New HampshireWhite Mountains5.01345 
16.Dorset Mountain28203760VermontTaconic Range10.8166 
17.Dix Mountain27894823New YorkAdirondack Mountains5.7796 
18.Old Speck27004160MaineWhite Mountains20.4711 
19.Mount Cabot26614160New HampshireWhite Mountains12.91048 
20.White Cap Mountain26043654MaineLongfellow Mountains27.5118 
21.Coburn Mountain24973717MaineLongfellow Mountains23.331 
22.Mount Greylock24633487MassachusettsTaconic Range23.61591 
23.Mount Putnam24623642VermontGreen Mountains10.278 
24.Saddleback Mountain24464120MaineLongfellow Mountains9.6608 
25.Santanoni Peak24084606New YorkAdirondack Mountains7.5596 
26.Stratton Mountain24053940VermontGreen Mountains35.9471 
27.South Kinsman Mountain23984358New HampshireWhite Mountains4.41423 
28.Mount Shaw23302990New HampshireNew England Upland14.1299 
29.Snow Mountain23203960MaineLongfellow Mountains22.7123 
29.The Traveler23203540MaineLongfellow Mountains9.278 
31.Black Mountain22802640New YorkAdirondack Mountains21.6441 
32.Mount Ascutney22703130VermontNew England Upland14.8290 
33.Kibby Mountain22543654MaineLongfellow Mountains11.727 
  or Caribou Mountain12203640MaineLongfellow Mountains3.924 
34.Baldpate Mountain22283780MaineLongfellow Mountains3.9302 
35.Snowy Mountain22243898New YorkAdirondack Mountains28.2376 
36.Mount Carrigain22234680New HampshireWhite Mountains5.91150 
37.East Mountain22193439VermontNew England Upland11.999 
38.Lyon Mountain22123820New YorkAdirondack Mountains21.5324 
39.Grass Mountain21893109VermontTaconic Range7.237 
40.Baker Mountain21803520MaineLongfellow Mountains7.024 
41.Smarts Mountain21783238New HampshireNew England Upland10.0276 
42.Cold Hollow Mountains High Point21463327VermontGreen Mountains6.930 
43.Hunter Mountain21404040New YorkCatskill Mountains14.61031 
44.Mount Ellen21324083VermontGreen Mountains26.7646 
45.Mount Monadnock21303150New HampshireNew England Upland41.21877 
46.Signal Mountain21203360VermontNew England Upland20.574 
47.Big Moose Mountain21163196MaineLongfellow Mountains15.252 
48.Algonquin Peak20965115New YorkAdirondack Mountains3.71653 
49.Mount Kearsarge20802920New HampshireNew England Upland18.5696 
50.Doubletop Mountain20693489MaineLongfellow Mountains2.384 
51.Black Dome20603980New YorkCatskill Mountains8.4655 
52.Elephant Mountain20523772MaineLongfellow Mountains12.2121 
53.Seward Mountain20214331New YorkAdirondack Mountains5.3607 
54.Mount Osceola20004320New HampshireWhite Mountains6.01762 
 Boundary Bald Mountain19923620MaineLongfellow Mountains20.930 

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List Description

List Info

Northeastern hikers are notorious peakbaggers, but this list has not yet received a great deal of attention. Since it is based on prominence and not elevation, it does not have the focus on the high peaks of the White Mountains, Adirondacks, and other concentrations of high peaks. Instead, it presents a very well-balanced selection of peaks scattered all over the northeast; 15 in Maine, 13 in Vermont, 13 in New York, 12 in New Hampshire, and Greylock in Massachusetts. Over half these peaks (29) are under 4000 feet, and 13 are even below 3500 feet.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 2000 by Roy Schweiker, Edward Earl, Andy Martin, 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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