Elephant Mountain - Southwest Peak, Maine

Prominence: 163 ft, 50 m

Elevation: 3763 feet, 1147 meters

True Isolation: 0.46 mi, 0.75 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3763 ft / 1147 m
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Elephant Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 46' 5'' N, 70° 46' 55'' W
44.768153, -70.781854 (Dec Deg)
358997 E 4958740 N, Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionOxford
City/TownTownship C

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 164
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 144)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1988-09-04 by Scott Cockrell
     1995-08-26 by Ben Lostracco
     2003-06-04 by Len Hall
     2010-07-10 by Michael Blair
     2010-07-10 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2011-06-18 by Alan Beck
     2012-03-08 by Len Hall
     2012-03-18 by Ms. K.
     2012-05-03 by Ms. K.
     2012-09-25 by Cheves Walling
     2013-08-01 by David Thibaudeau (GPS Track)
     2013-11-03 by Frederik Wijnen-Riems
     2014-06-12 by Quincy Koetz
     2014-06-22 by Jason Rossman (GPS Track)
     2015-05-23 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2015-08-09 by Mike Guethle
     2015-11-11 by Jim Robinson (GPS Track)
     2018-06-24 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2018-08-05 by Map Man
     2018-09-29 by Soren Denlinger (GPS Track)
     2019-02-17 by Chris Higgins
     2019-02-17 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2019-02-17 by Erik Bertrand (GPS Track)
     2019-07-02 by Jim CORBETT
     2019-09-01 by Paul Heron (GPS Track)
     2020-02-23 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2020-07-11 by Rick Cushing (GPS Track)
     2020-07-28 by Will Hoyt (GPS Track)
     2020-08-14 by Francine Hicks
     2021-05-09 by Gustav Sexauer
     2021-11-09 by wolf tone

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This summit was determined to be lower than the nearby Northeast Peak of Elephant Mountain in June, 2022 by detailed LIDAR data. Therefore, this SW peak is no longer counted as a 2000-foot prominence peak.
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Following the old herd path up through the slash (2020-07-11). Photo by Rick Cushing.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 163 ft/50 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 183 ft/56 m
  Line Parent: Saddleback Mountain
  Key Col: Summit, ME    3600 ft/1097 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.46 mi/0.75 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.772369, -70.774488
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Elephant Mountain  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Longfellow Mountains
Range5: Western Maine Mountains
Drainage BasinsAndroscoggin
Gulf of Maine
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapMetallak Mountain O44070g7 1:24,000
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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Other Photos

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Parking at the washed out culvert on Elephant Mountain Road to start the hike (2020-07-11). Photo by Rick Cushing.
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