nh 4000 footers

Jerry and Marcy Monkman NORTH KINSMAN | 4,293′ | Strenuous North Kinsman (4,293′) is the second highest peak on the Kinsman-Cannon Ridge. Ledges just below the wooded summit offer great views of Mt. Lafayette and Mt. Lincoln across Franconia Notch. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman MOUNT WILLEY | 4,285′ | STRENUOUS Mt. Willey (4,285′) is the second of highest and southernmost mountain of the Willey Range, which also includes Mt. Field (4,340′) and Mt. Tom (4,051′). Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White Mountain Guide. Suggested Routes…

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Fred Shirley Mount Whiteface | 4,020′ | Strenuous Mt. Whiteface (4020′) shares a prominent ridge with Mt. Passaconaway (4,043′) the easternmost 4,000 footer of the Sandwich Range Wilderness. Lookout ledges south of Mt. Whiteface’s wooded summit offer great views of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman Mt. Washington | 6,288′ | Strenuous Mt. Washington (6,288 feet) is the highest peak east of the Mississippi River and north of the Carolinas. The upper part of the mountain has a climate similar to that of northern Labrador and supports a variety of alpine flora and fauna.  Note: For complete…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman MOUNT TOM | 4,051′ | MODERATE Mt. Tom (4,051′) is the northern most peak of 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: Starting…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman MOUNT PIERCE | 4,312′ | MODERATE Mount Pierce (4,312 ft.), part of the southern Presidential Range, has a flat summit with a broad, open area on the east side that offers striking views of the surrounding area. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the…

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Fred Shirley MOUNT Passaconaway | 4,043′ | Strenuous Mt. Passaconaway (4,043′), the easternmost 4,000 footer of the Sandwich Range Wilderness, shares a prominent ridge with Mt. Whiteface (4,020′). A lookout ledge just below Mt. Passaconaway’s wooded summit offers great views of the Tripyramid massif to the west and South Hancock (4,319′) and Mt. Carrigain (4,700′)…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman MOUNT OSCEOLA & EAST OSCEOLA | 4,340′ & 4,156′ | Moderate to strenuous Mt. Osceola (4,340′) is the highest peak in the Waterville Valley Region and offers great views of the Pemigewasset Wilderness to the north. East Osceola (4,156′) is the subordinate peak to Mt. Osceola. Immediately to the south of…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman Mt. MOOSILAUKE | 4,802′ | Moderate Mount Moosilauke, at 4,802 feet, is the western-most 4,000-footer in NH. The alpine summit, on a clear day, affords hikers stunning views, to the east, of the Franconia Ridge and Presidentials, and to the west, the Green Mountains of Vermont and, in the distance, the…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman Mt. MONROE | 5,372′ | Strenuous Mt. Monroe (5,372 feet) is the highest of the Southern Presidentials, and is a sharply pointed peak rising abruptly from the area around the Lakes of the Clouds. The summit is completely above treeline and affords fine views of the deep chasm of Oakes Gulf….

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