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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61483702
2.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8611617
3.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7531520
4.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range2541540
5.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range4661571
6.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49141733
7.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area42881519
8.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area33202280
9.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20961354
10.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area1692008
11.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks827647
12.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks577601
13.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area15021290
14.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3094895
15.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks151783
16.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains28211062
17.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks725603
17.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102510
19.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2789663
20.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains29321705
21.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area2811010
22.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3351597
23.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area496454
24.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks699980
25.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks876797
26.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area2981045
27.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area2223897
28.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks29531222
29.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2408480
29.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks243460
31.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains700925
32.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1345666
33.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2561038
34.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks361635
35.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area160899
36.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area8001302
37.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area3791535
38.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks276466
39.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks98831
40.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains1034972
41.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains220922
42.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks410720
43.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks374566
44.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area12001039
45.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains36331462
46.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks617747
47.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks564609
48.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks492489
49.South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains23981130
50.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks640415
51.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2021490
52.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area4081342
53.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range20001426
53.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area16811270
55.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area1591010
56.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2301780
57.North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains2531231
58.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area1851022
59.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area2551135
60.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3168446
60.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area200979
62.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks302649
63.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains3315746
64.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1206376
65.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks266859
66.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1050888
67.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills3280967
68.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks663831
69.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range2700573
69.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country2661831
69.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range13201028
69.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks190908
73.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range3161272
74.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256358
75.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2845504
76.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1247618
76.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks459695
78.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446478
78.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range2401003
80.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks138504
81.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks11781419
82.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1007436
83.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges268445
84.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains2132504
85.Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains1860862
85.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains7201338
87.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2951193
87.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164620
89.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains287972
90.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area6141056
91.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range3321464
92.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area3311219
93.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains922939
94.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range803976
95.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges461401
96.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills2140832
96.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges880337
96.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges340407
99.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102459
100.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks689608
101.Grace Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks318586
102.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area825724
103.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area264977
104.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country1289998
104.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains286560
106.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range17231368
106.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range203791
106.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164666
109.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges585346
109.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range5601017
109.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges440282
112.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks558538
113.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks466458
114.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks66624
115.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks249446

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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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