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Bigelow Mountain, Maine


Prominence: 2845 ft, 867 m

Elevation: 4145 feet, 1263 meters


True Isolation: 7.99 mi, 12.85 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4145 ft / 1263 m
Highest SummitWest Peak
SubpeaksAvery Peak (4088 ft/1246 m)
Cranberry Peak (3194 ft/974 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 8' 48'' N, 70° 17' 17'' W
45.146771, -70.288172 (Dec Deg)
398732 E 5000062 N, Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMaine
County/Second Level RegionSomerset (Highest Point)
City/TownDead River
Links

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Other Web Sites
     Bigelow Mountain at SummitPost.org
     West Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Mount Bigelow Maine at Mountain-Forecast.com
     West Peak on Bigelow Mtn. at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio)
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Somerset, ME by Denis Hanson
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Somerset, ME by Michael Schwartz

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Bigelow Mountain:
     New England 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #43)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #73)
     AMC New England 4000-footers (Rank #43)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #75)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #19)
     AMC New England Hundred Highest (Rank #43)
     New England 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #43)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #14)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #19)
     New England Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #10)
     New England CoHPs (Rank #8)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #165)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #118)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #41)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #60)
     Maine County High Points (Rank #4)
     Maine County Prominence Peaks (Rank #3)
     Maine 3,500-foot Peaks (Rank #7)
     Canadian Border CoHPs (Rank #20)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #16)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 679
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 595)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1992 by Brian Lamarsh
     2010-09-09 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2011-09-24 by Dave Dunham
     2012-01-09 by Rick Schauder (GPS Track)
     2012-04-21 by Dan Quinlan
     2012-07-07 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2013-07-13 by David Thibaudeau (GPS Track)
     2014-06-29 by Wayne Snyder
     2014-07-29 by Michael Berger (GPS Track)
     2014-07-30 by William Musser
     2014-09-28 by Richard Bedard (GPS Track)
     2015-01-02 by Mike Guethle
     2016-01-02 by Richard Hachem (GPS Track)
     2016-03-20 by Spencer Corcoran
     2016-05-21 by Isaiah Knight
     2016-10-10 by Jerome Djé (GPS Track)
     2017-09-23 by Map Man (GPS Track)
     2017-09-23 by Soren Denlinger (GPS Track)
     2017-12-02 by Soren Denlinger
     2017-12-30 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2018-03-11 by Soren Denlinger (GPS Track)
     2018-07-07 by Daniel Carrasquillo
     2019-12-07 by Gabriel C (GPS Track)
     2020-02-01 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2020-07-31 by Eric Chu (GPS Track)
     2021-05-08 by Gustav Sexauer
     2021-06-25 by Christine Rounds

Nearby Peak Searches:
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     Elevation Ladder from Bigelow Mountain
     Prominence Ladder from Bigelow Mountain

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2845 ft/867 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2865 ft/873 m
  Line Parent: Crocker Mountain
  Key Col: Huston-Stratton Brooks    1300 ft/396 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.99 mi/12.85 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 45.0325, -70.3133
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sugarloaf Mountain  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Longfellow Mountains
Range5: Rangeley-Stratton Ranges
Range6: Bigelow Mountain (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsDead
Kennebec
Gulf of Maine
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Maine Public Reserve Land
Topo MapThe Horns O45070b3 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map



Other Photos

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Bigelow Range from the peak of Sugarloaf (2015-06-26). Photo by Wayne Snyder.
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Not the bluebird day we were hoping for, but we took it anyway. My daughter Laurel took the shot (2015-08-26). Photo by Dick Ellsworth.
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Laurel on the Fire Warden trail (2015-08-26). Photo by Dick Ellsworth.
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West Peak (Bigelow Mtn) from Avery Peak (2020-07-03). Photo by Lauren Kousaie.
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Summit of Bigelow mountain (2018-02-23). Photo by Christopher Shorkey.
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