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Owl’s Head Mountain | 4,025′ | STRENUOUS Owl’s Head Mountain (4,025 feet), occupies a narrow valley created by the Twin-Bond Range to the east and the Franconia Range to the west. More than ten 4,000s surround Owl’s Head. Needless to say, it is one of the more remote major summits in the White Mountains. Note:…

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Mount ISOLATION | 4,003′ | STRENUOUS Mount Isolation (4,003 ft.) is the highest peak of the Montalban Ridge, a subsidiary of the Presidentials, and offers stunning views of the Presidentials – one of the finest views in the White Mountains. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC…

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MOUNT MORIAH | 4,049′ | MODERATE A part of the Carter-Moriah Range, Mount Moriah (4,049 ft.), boasts a ledgy summit with views of the surrounding area. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White Mountain Guide. Suggested Routes Strenuous: Fine views are to be had en route…

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Mount TECUMSEH | 4,003′ | MODERATE Mt. Tecumseh (4,003′) is the shortest official 4,000 footer and home to Waterville Valley ski area. Views to the immediate north include Mt. Osceola (4,340′), the highest peak in the region. East, across the valley, is the Tripyramid Massif, which includes North Tripyramid (4,180′) and Middle Tripyramid (4,140′). Note:…

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4,000-Footer Guide Ready to hike the 4,000-footers of the White Mountains? Our guide will get you started. Learn more about how to join the New Hampshire 4,000-Footer Club below, and join us in staff led hikes here Mt. Washington 6,288′ | Strenuous Mt. Adams 5,799′ | Strenuous Mt. Jefferson 5,716′ | Strenuous Mt. Monroe 5,372′…

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BONDCLIFF | 4,265′ | Strenuous Bondcliff (4,265 ft.), along with neighboring Mt. Guyot and Mt. Bond, offers some of the most stunning views in the Whites, with virtually no sign of roads or buildings visible from the summit. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White Mountain…

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MOUNT FIELD | 4,340′ | Moderate Mt. Field (4,340′) is the highest peak within the Willey Range, which rises from the western boundary of Crawford Notch State Park. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White Mountain Guide. Suggested Routes Moderate: Beginning at AMC’s Highland Center, take…

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Editorial Guidelines for Contributors Features In each issue of AMC Outdoors, three compelling features tell stories about people and places that stimulate readers’ curiosity and engage their passion for the outdoors. Features typically are assigned to professional writers six months to a year in advance and are due four months before publication date. We are…

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