Beech Mountain, Maine

Prominence: 701 ft, 213 m

Elevation: 841 feet, 256 meters

True Isolation: 0.75 mi, 1.21 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 840 ft / 256 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 18' 41'' N, 68° 20' 45'' W
44.311254, -68.345702 (Dec Deg)
552183 E 4906652 N, Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHancock
City/TownSouthwest Harbor

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 117
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 109)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-07-06 by Aaron Kissel
     2012-10-07 by Dave Dunham
     2013-07-16 by Aaron Kissel
     2013-07-20 by Scott Durant
     2015-07-04 by Dennis Van Amburgh
     2015-07-14 by Spencer Corcoran
     2015-10-07 by Curtis Bowden
     2016-09-05 by David Gambone
     2017-06-21 by Aaron Kissel (GPS Track)
     2018-08-04 by Kevin Spillman
     2018-10-09 by Douglas Fortman (GPS Track)
     2018-10-09 by Jim Haynor
     2019-09-23 by Shane Kramer
     2020-07-24 by Justin Ewing (GPS Track)

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View from Beech Mountain toward the mainland (2018-10-09). Photo by Douglas Fortman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 701 ft/213 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 721 ft/219 m
  Key Col: 140 ft/43 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.75 mi/1.21 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.3075, -68.36
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mansell Mountain  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: New England Upland
Range5: Eastern Maine Coast
Drainage BasinsGulf of Maine
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
IslandMount Desert Island
OwnershipLand: Acadia National Park
Topo MapSouthwest Harbor O44068c3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Beech Mountain fire lookout (2016-07-31). Photo by Max Schrempp.
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The fire tower on Beech Mountain. (2018-10-09). Photo by Douglas Fortman.
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