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Northeast USA Triple Divide Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

Minimum basin size of 100 square miles

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M TotalRound 1
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1.Border Monument 318 Peak58549  
2.Sandy Bay Mountain945347  
3.Border Monument 441 Peak101812  
4.Salmon Mountain1036268  
5.Mount Washington19171874  
6.Styles Peak-North Peak100224  
7.Hudson-Connecticut-Housatanic Triple Divide642   
8.Morris County High Point42566  
9.Potter County Triple Divide Point76855  
10.South Crow Hill50036  
11.Mississippi-Susquehanna-Potomac Triple Divide Point866   
12.Elliott Hill36026  
13.Crocker Hill37229  
14.Merrimack-Charles-Blackstone Triple Divide1403  
15.East Miles Notch Peak5790  
16.Mount Field-Northwest Summit13050  
17.Woodchuck Hill-East Peak8110  

Main Peak List: Click here to see the standard peak listing, showning more informational columns and just the first ascent date.

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using Peakbagger.com.

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.

About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Robert Kleffner, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

To be on this list, a peak must be the triple divide point of three basins of rivers that reach marine water, and the smallest of these basins must be over 100 square miles. This last condition excludes what could easily be hundreds of peaks that are triple divides that involve tiny coastal creeks. Peaks located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and the six New England states are listed.

Outside of the two major New Hampshire 4000-footers at the top of the list, most of the other peaks are quite obscure. However, the river systems that meet at these points will be familiar to most Northeast residents, and finding the hydrographic junction of three major rivers might have an intuitive appeal to many peakbaggers.

 


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