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Snow Mountain, Maine


Prominence: 2320 ft, 707 m

Elevation: 3960 feet, 1207 meters


True Isolation: 22.74 mi, 36.6 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3960 ft / 1207 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 17' 29'' N, 70° 42' 33'' W
45.291513, -70.709301 (Dec Deg)
365966 E 5016756 N, Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMaine
County/Second Level RegionFranklin
City/TownAlder Stream
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     Snow Mountain (Chain of Ponds) at SummitPost.org
     Snow Mountain at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Snow Mountain Franklin County Maine at Mountain-Forecast.com
     Snow Mtn. Big Island Pond at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio)

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     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Snow Mountain:
     AMC New England Hundred Highest (Rank #69)
     New England 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #70)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #29)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #44)
     New England Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #23)
     Maine 3,500-foot Peaks (Rank #16)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #509)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 128
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 119)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-07-10 by Michael Blair
     2009-07-04 by Alan Beck
     2010-07-06 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2011-07-03 by Bill White
     2012-08-14 by Cheves Walling
     2014-06-19 by Chris Higgins
     2014-08-04 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2014-08-09 by Quincy Koetz
     2014-11-10 by Jim Robinson (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2015-05-24 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2016-08-15 by Aleksey Zinger
     2017-12-29 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2017-12-29 by Chris Higgins
     2018-06-16 by Map Man (GPS Track)
     2018-10-21 by Soren Denlinger (GPS Track)
     2020-07-13 by Rick Cushing (GPS Track)
     2020-07-25 by Sandra Roginski
     2020-09-10 by Will Hoyt
     2020-11-14 by Spencer Corcoran

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Views from the top of the fire tower. Don't skip this! (2020-07-13). Photo by Rick Cushing.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2320 ft/707 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2340 ft/713 m
  Line Parent: Saddleback Mountain
  Key Col: 1640 ft/500 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 22.74 mi/36.6 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 45.1467, -70.2908
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bigelow Mountain  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Longfellow Mountains
Range5: Boundary Ranges (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Androscoggin
Gulf of Maine
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

Dead
Kennebec
Gulf of Maine
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Private Land
Topo MapChain of Ponds O45070c6 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
Dynamic Map

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Other Photos

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After taking a left off of Wiggle Brook Road for a short distance up the side of Snow Mountain, there is a clearing to park at. From there, you set out on foot continuing along the logging road (2020-07-12). Photo by Rick Cushing.
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Snow Mountain (2020-08-02). Photo by Gordon Simpson.
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