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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  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
(8)
1.Dix MountainDix Mountain482327891 1968-08 
2.High PeaksMount Marcy534449141 1969-08-02 
3.Giant MountainGiant Mountain462629531 1970-06-07 
4.PemigewassetMount Lafayette524033201 1972-09-14 
5.Wild RiverCarter Dome483228211 1972-10-07 
6.Sandwich RangeNorth Tripyramid416013201 1972-11-18 
7.Slide MountainSlide Mountain418032801 1973-12-15 
8.Hunter-West Kill MountainHunter Mountain404021401 1979-02-04 
9.Indian HeadPlateau Mountain38401760  
10.Jay MountainSaddleback Mountain36151253  
11.Mckenzie MountainWhiteface Mountain-Southwest Slope42650  
12.PepperboxTwin Ponds Peak2172207  
13.Pharaoh LakePharaoh Mountain25561596  
14.Pigeon LakeWest Mountain29131122  
15.Round LakeLost Pond Peak2264252  
16.Sentinel RangeKilburn Mountain38811683  
17.Siamese PondsBig Range33661201  
18.Silver LakeHamilton Mountain32481496  
19.Presidential Range-Dry RiverBoott Spur549298  
20.Peru PeakPeru Peak34251467  
21.GlastenburyGlastenbury Mountain-West Slope37000  
22.Joseph BattellGillespie Peak33661183  
23.Big IndianBig Indian Mountain3700500  
24.Blue RidgeWakely Mountain-North Slope36810  
25.Five PondsHitchins Pond Peak2463721  
26.Moosehorn-Baring UnitBald Mountain-South Peak400181  
27.MoosehornMoosehorn Wilderness High Point2000  
28.MonomoyMonomoy Island High Point3030  
29.Lye BrookLye Brook Meadows Peak2941301  
30.Hickory CreekHickory Creek Wilderness High Point1900   
31.Great Swamp National Wildlife RefugeGreat Swamp Refuge High Point2800  
32.Great GulfGreat Gulf Wilderness High Point59060  
33.George D. AikenAiken-yaw Mountain2618218  
34.Otis Pike Fire Island High DuneFire Island Wilderness High Point45   
35.Caribou-Speckled MountainSpeckled Mountain29061486  
36.Bristol CliffsSouth Mountain2325705  
37.BrigantineBrigantine Refuge High Point13   
38.BreadloafBread Loaf Mountain38351415  
39.Big BranchMount Tabor3051227  
40.Allegheny IslandsCrulls Island High Point115010  
41.West Canada LakePanther Mountain38621184  
42.William C. WhitneyAntediluvian Mountain2323503  
43.Windham-Blackhead RangeBlack Dome39802060  
44.Ha-de-ron-dahHa-de-ron-dah Wilderness High Point2359419  
45.Hoffman NotchHoffman Mountain37041952  

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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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