nh 4000 footers

Jerry and Marcy Monkman Mt. Madison | 5,366′ | Strenuous Mt. Madison (5,366 feet) is the farthest northeast of the high peaks of the Presidential Range, remarkable for the great drop of more than 4,000 feet to the river valleys east and northeast from the summit. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions,…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman Mt. LINCOLN | 5,089′ | Strenuous Mt. Lincoln (5,089 feet), a part of the popular and scenic Franconia Ridge, bears a sharp, rugged peak with excellent views of the surrounding area and an array of alpine plants. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman Mt. LIBERTY | 4,459′ | Strenuous Amidst the scenic Franconia Ridge, Mt. Liberty (4,459 feet) bears a sharp, ledgy peak with excellent views of the surrounding area, including nearby Mount Bond and the Pemigewasset Wilderness. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman Mt. LAFAYETTE | 5,260′ | Strenuous Mt. Lafayette (5,260 feet) represents the highest peak in the Franconia Ridge and, from the summit, offers a stunning view of the Pemigewasset Wilderness Area. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White Mountain Guide. Suggested Routes…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman Mt. JEFFERSON | 5,716′ | Strenuous Mt. Jefferson (5,716 feet) has three summits a short distance apart, in line northwest and southeast, with the highest in the middle. Perhaps the most striking view is down the Great Gulf with the Carter Range beyond. Suggested Routes Strenuous: Mt. Jefferson via Caps Ridge…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman MOUNT JACKSON | 4,052′ | MODERATE Mount Jackson (4,052 ft.), part of the southern Presidential Range, has a square, ledgy summit that offers stunning views of the surrounding Presidentials. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White Mountain Guide. Suggested Routes Moderate: The…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman MOUNT HANCOCK & SOUTH HANCOCK | 4,420′ & 4,319′ | Strenuous Located at the southern border of the Pemigewasset Wilderness, Mt. Hancock is characterized by a long ridge with several peaks, most importantly the North Peak (4,420′) and the South Peak (4,319′), also known as South Hancock. Although both peaks are…

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Fred Shirley MOUNT HALE | 4,054′ | MODERATE Mount Hale (4,054′), one of the “Little River Mountains” offers hikers an easy hike. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White Mountain Guide. Suggested Routes Moderate: Hale’s summit, once bare, is being overtaken by steadily-growing trees and the…

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Fred Shirley MOUNT FLUME | 4,328′ | Strenuous Mt. Flume (4,328′), a part of the popular and scenic Franconia Ridge, bears a sharp, rugged peak with excellent views of the surrounding area and an array of alpine plants. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White Mountain…

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman Mt. EISENHOWER | 4,760′ | Moderate Mount Eisenhower (4,760 ft.), part of the southern Presidential Range, has a bald summit that offers 360-degree 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 Moderate: The Edmands…

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