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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61485438
2.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8612475
3.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7532383
4.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range2542381
5.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range4662389
6.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49142478
7.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area42882158
8.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area33203532
9.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20961976
10.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area1693123
11.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks827948
12.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks577934
13.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area15022072
14.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks30941383
15.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1511198
16.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains28211695
17.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks725885
17.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102802
19.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2789986
20.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains29322702
21.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area2811626
22.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3352489
23.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area496675
24.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6991401
25.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8761202
26.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area2981660
27.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area22231447
28.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks29531773
29.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2408759
29.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks243689
31.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains7001501
32.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1345977
33.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2561500
34.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks361940
35.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area1601441
36.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area8002090
37.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area3792402
38.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks276743
39.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks981202
40.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains10341542
41.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains2201498
42.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4101075
43.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks374853
44.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area12001643
45.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains36332257
46.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks6171130
47.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks564919
48.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks492773
49.South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains23981793
50.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks640632
51.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2021761
52.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area4082094
53.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range20002219
53.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area16811919
55.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area1591578
56.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2302840
57.North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains2531973
58.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area1851630
59.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area2551714
60.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3168660
60.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area2001582
62.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3021042
63.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains33151184
64.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1206597
65.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2661250
66.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10501304
67.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills32801441
68.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6631228
69.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range2700892
69.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country26611347
69.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range13201622
69.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1901334
73.Mount Osceola - East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range3161972
74.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256561
75.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2845773
76.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1247957
76.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks459988
78.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446750
78.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range2401580
80.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks138776
81.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks11782108
82.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1007694
83.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges268702
84.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains2132826
85.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains7202122
86.Camels Hump4078VermontCentral Green Mountains18581360
87.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2951771
87.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164929
89.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains2871554
90.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area6141654
91.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range3322324
92.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area3311858
93.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains9221504
94.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range8031555
95.Saddleback Mountain - The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges461633
96.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills21401360
96.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges880524
96.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges340657
99.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102713
100.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks689900
101.Grace Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks318894
102.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area8251177
103.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area2641575
104.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country12891610
104.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains286924
106.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range17232085
106.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range2031234
106.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164977
109.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges585535
109.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range5601646
109.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges440453
112.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks558802
113.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks466682
114.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks66968
115.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks249713

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List Description

This list combines the Appalachian Mountain Club's New England 4000-footer list, the Adirondack 46er list, and the two Catskill 4000-foot summits to create what is, in theory, a master list of Northeast USA 4000-foot peaks.

But this list is really an aesthetic disaster. The AMC lists have changed over time to reflect new survey elevations, and at one point this list was called the "Northeast 111" prior to the promotion of 4 summits in ME and NH to 4000-footer status over the past couple decades. And despite the goal of the AMC to use a strict prominence cutoff, there remain at least two inconsistencies with the contour maps. However, the AMC lists are nothing like the infamous 46er list, which has not changed since the 1930s and remains stuck in a time warp, despite many changes in peak elevations. So the "Northeast 115" list is a mixture of apples and oranges.

However, this list does combine two very popular and historically significant lists into one, and it remains a well-known yardstick for serious Northeastern peakbaggers.

Using a strict, consistent, contour-map based prominence cutoff for peaks, this list of Northeast 4000-footers shows 109 peaks. 68 are in New England, matching closely the 67 on the AMC list (the AMC does not include the Mansfield Nose or Guyot, but does include South Hancock). But only 39 of the 46ers are now over 4000 feet and have 160 feet of clean prominence based on the latest maps.

 


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