Galehead Mountain, New Hampshire

Prominence: 264 ft, 80 m

Elevation: 4024 feet, 1227 meters

True Isolation: 0.53 mi, 0.86 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4024 ft / 1227 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 11' 6'' N, 71° 34' 25'' W
44.18502, -71.573501 (Dec Deg)
294312 E 4895644 N, Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Hampshire
County/Second Level RegionGrafton

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Lists that contain Galehead Mountain:
     New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #44)
     New England 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #61)
     AMC New Hampshire 4000-footers (Rank #44)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #100)
     AMC New England 4000-footers (Rank #60)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #103)
     Trailwright New Hampshire 4000 footers (Rank #67)
     New England 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #61)
     AMC New England Hundred Highest (Rank #60)
     New Hampshire 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #44)
     YMCA Alpine Club List (NH) (Rank #54)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       AMC White Mountain Guide, 28th Edition (Smith, Daniell)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 1641
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 1412)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2000-10-07 by Jim Wilkinson
     2008-07-20 by Michael Blair
     2009-09-26 by Michael Petcher
     2010-03-13 by Steven Tedeschi
     2010-06-15 by Isaiah Knight
     2010-08-02 by Tony Rachupka
     2010-10-09 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2011-07-24 by Jim Johnson
     2011-08-13 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2011-08-27 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2011-09-20 by Wesley Barry (GPS Track)
     2012-02-18 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2012-04-07 by Matthew Nelson
     2012-08-14 by David Cormier (GPS Track)
     2012-10-06 by Chris Stempek (GPS Track)
     2013-01-19 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2013-03-16 by John Sherback
     2014-05-23 by Spencer Corcoran
     2015-10-01 by Chris Higgins
     2015-12-28 by Robert Larkin
     2016-02-07 by Dennis Garboski Jr (GPS Track)
     2016-07-17 by Arthur Caverly (GPS Track)
     2016-10-08 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2016-10-09 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2017-04-02 by Chris Higgins
     2017-06-25 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2017-07-29 by Andrew Chase (GPS Track)
     2017-08-23 by Gabriel C (GPS Track)
     2018-08-04 by Sean McIntyre
     2018-08-05 by Pamela Kimball
     2018-08-11 by Jayson H (GPS Track)
     2018-08-31 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)
     2018-09-09 by Bruce Adams (GPS Track)
     2019-06-28 by Brian Seaman (GPS Track)
     2019-07-20 by Jake Campbell (GPS Track)
     2019-09-01 by Crystal Davis
     2019-09-14 by Stephen Derdau
     2019-10-20 by Kristen Davenport
     2020-01-15 by Chris Higgins
     2020-09-20 by Scott Dresser (GPS Track)
     2020-11-19 by Danielle Normand (GPS Track)
     2021-07-11 by Eric Ryherd (GPS Track)
     2021-10-08 by Sean Brown (GPS Track)
     2022-03-04 by Scott Burns
     2022-10-08 by Scott Wieman (GPS Track)
     2023-05-20 by Map Man (GPS Track)

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Galehead Mountain and Galehead Hut in foreground as viewed from South Twin, with Franconia Ridge (left) and Mount Garfield in background (2014-09-25). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 264 ft/81 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 304 ft/93 m
  Line Parent: South Twin
  Key Col: 3760 ft/1146 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.53 mi/0.86 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.1875, -71.5633
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    South Twin  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: White Mountains
Range5: Franconia Area
Range6: Twin Range
Ridges/DividesWhite Mountain Crest
Drainage Basins
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

Long Island Sound
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: White Mountain National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Pemigewasset Wilderness Area
Topo MapSouth Twin Mountain O44071b5 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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View from the Galehead hut. (2015-05-23). Photo by Vic Stashewsky.
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Summit of Galehead Mountain (2015-07-25). Photo by Mike Rudolph.
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