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Northeastern Wilderness High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

Showing all of Neil Van Dyke's ascent dates (max 10 rounds) (Overall: 8 out of 45, or 17.78%)

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft
TotalRound 1
1.Great GulfGreat Gulf Wilderness High Point592539  
2.Presidential Range-Dry RiverBoott Spur5512138  
3.High PeaksMount Marcy534449241 1969-08-02 
4.PemigewassetMount Lafayette528034001 1972-09-14 
5.Dix MountainDix Mountain485628541 1968-08 
6.Wild RiverCarter Dome483228211 1972-10-07 
7.Giant MountainGiant Mountain462629861 1970-06-07 
8.Mckenzie MountainWhiteface Mountain-Southwest Slope4331131  
9.Sandwich RangeNorth Tripyramid420014001 1972-11-18 
9.Slide MountainSlide Mountain420033101 1973-12-15 
11.Hunter-West Kill MountainHunter Mountain406021801 1979-02-04 
12.Windham-Blackhead RangeBlack Dome40002100  
13.Sentinel RangeKilburn Mountain38811716  
14.West Canada LakePanther Mountain38621184  
15.Indian HeadPlateau Mountain38601800  
16.BreadloafBread Loaf Mountain38351435  
17.Big IndianBig Indian Mountain3720540  
17.GlastenburyGlastenbury Mountain-West Slope372040  
19.Hoffman NotchHoffman Mountain37041972  
20.Blue RidgeWakely Mountain-North Slope370139  
21.Jay MountainSaddleback Mountain36151286  
22.Peru PeakPeru Peak34451487  
23.Siamese PondsBig Range33861240  
24.Joseph BattellGillespie Peak33661183  
25.Silver LakeHamilton Mountain32681535  
26.Big BranchMount Tabor3071247  
27.Lye BrookLye Brook Meadows Peak2941321  
28.Pigeon LakeWest Mountain29331161  
29.Caribou-Speckled MountainSpeckled Mountain29061506  
30.George D. AikenAiken-yaw Mountain2618238  
31.Pharaoh LakePharaoh Mountain25561611  
32.Five PondsHitchins Pond Peak2463721  
33.Ha-de-ron-dahHa-de-ron-dah Wilderness High Point2359419  
34.William C. WhitneyAntediluvian Mountain2343523  
35.Bristol CliffsSouth Mountain2325725  
36.Round LakeLost Pond Peak2283271  
37.PepperboxTwin Ponds Peak2172207  
38.Hickory CreekHickory Creek Wilderness High Point1920   
39.Allegheny IslandsCrulls Island High Point116030  
40.Moosehorn-Baring UnitBald Mountain-South Peak410191  
41.Great Swamp National Wildlife RefugeGreat Swamp Refuge High Point30040  
42.MoosehornMoosehorn Wilderness High Point22040  
43.Otis Pike Fire Island High DuneFire Island Wilderness High Point50   
44.MonomoyMonomoy Island High Point4040  
45.BrigantineBrigantine Refuge High Point13   

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Neil Van Dyke, 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

Wilderness areas are large tracts of land where resource extraction, roads, structures, and motors of any kind are forbidden. The only intrusion of man permitted is foot travel and low-impact camping. They represent the last sanctuaries of the primeval world left in our developed country, and most of them are in the high mountains.

This list shows the highest points in designated Wilderness Areas in New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. These include the federally designated Wilderness Areas on National Forest and Wildlife Refuge land, plus the New York state Department of Conservation Wilderness Areas in the Adirondacks and Catskills. These two ranges are unique in the US in being managed by a state agency, not a federal one, and the state wildernesses are functionally equivalent to the federal ones. So it made sense to include their high points on this list.

Note that the boundaries of many Wilderness Areas are indistinct and not always shown accurately on topographic maps. In addition, many Wilderness high points are "liners" or "slope points" located where a boundary is excluding a summit area that has road or tower development. So finding the exact point for many of these summits may be difficult, and being sure of reaching them may require independent research. In some cases, where a wilderness boundary came very close to a prominent undeveloped summit, that summit is assumed to be the wilderness high point even if the official boundary may be a few feet away.


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