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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61484154
2.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8611865
3.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7531751
4.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range2541750
5.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range4661785
6.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49141901
7.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area42881689
8.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area33202545
9.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20961494
10.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area1692238
11.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks827702
12.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks577674
13.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area15021498
14.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks30941002
15.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks151868
16.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains28211221
17.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks725653
17.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102572
19.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2789719
20.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains29321918
21.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area2811172
22.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3351816
23.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area496520
24.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6991077
25.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks876880
26.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area2981218
27.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area22231035
28.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks29531344
29.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2408532
29.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks243499
31.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains7001073
32.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1345727
33.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2561136
34.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks361688
35.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area1601048
36.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area8001509
37.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area3791739
38.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks276521
39.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks98911
40.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains10341113
41.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains2201076
42.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks410779
43.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks374624
44.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area12001172
45.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains36331635
46.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks617817
47.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks564674
48.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks492541
49.South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains23981301
50.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks640449
51.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2021543
52.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area4081507
53.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range20001600
53.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area16811405
55.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area1591134
56.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2302030
57.North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains2531439
58.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area1851176
59.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area2551251
60.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3168507
60.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area2001145
62.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks302728
63.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains3315857
64.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1206432
65.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks266947
66.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1050955
67.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills32801063
68.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks663915
69.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range2700644
69.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country2661951
69.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range13201178
69.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks190986
73.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range3161423
74.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256417
75.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2845566
76.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1247683
76.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks459751
78.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446547
78.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range2401145
80.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks138552
81.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks11781565
82.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1007483
83.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges268502
84.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains2132581
85.Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains1860984
85.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains7201510
87.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2951314
87.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164684
89.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains2871116
90.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area6141197
91.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range3321674
92.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area3311355
93.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains9221051
94.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range8031125
95.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges461458
96.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills2140936
96.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges880384
96.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges340470
99.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102502
100.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks689669
101.Grace Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks318650
102.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area825826
103.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area2641133
104.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country12891128
104.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains286644
106.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range17231501
106.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range203895
106.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164726
109.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges585398
109.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range5601185
109.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges440323
112.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks558594
113.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks466496
114.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks66689
115.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks249499

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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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