AMC 4,000 Footer Club

The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Four Thousand Footer Club was formed in the 1950’s to introduce hikers to some of the less known sections of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The creation of “the list” provided a reason for hikers to explore new areas, and includes 48 peaks that are over 4,000 feet in height. As the AMC website says, somewhere along the way hikers get hooked on the pursuit of hiking the four thousand footers.  For some it is done as a physical challenge.  For others it’s an opportunity to pursue a shared goal. I have been focusing on pursuing adventures that are close to home, so decided to take on the 48 4k footer challenge- Mark is in as well! We have started to track our progress, and can’t wait to continue to check off more mountains! We would love to hear about your favorite hikes around the world or other challenges you have set!

NH Mountains  
Rank Mountain Height (ft) Jane Mark
1 Washington 6288 X X
2 Adams 5774 X X
3 Jefferson 5712    
4 Monroe 5384*    
5 Madison 5367    
6 Lafayette 5260* X  X
7 Lincoln 5089 X  X
8 South Twin 4902    
9 Carter Dome 4832    
10 Moosilauke 4802    
11 Eisenhower 4780* X  
12 North Twin 4761    
13 Carrigain 4700*    
14 Bond 4698    
15 Middle Carter 4610* X  
16 West Bond 4540*    
17 Garfield 4500* X  
18 Liberty 4459    
19 South Carter 4430* X  
20 Wildcat 4422    
21 Hancock 4420*    
22 South Kinsman 4358    
23 Field 4340*    
24 Osceola 4340*    
25 Flume 4328    
26 South Hancock 4319    
27 Pierce 4310 X  
28 North Kinsman 4293    
29 Willey 4285    
30 Bondcliff 4265    
31 Zealand 4260*    
32 North Tripyramid 4180* X  
33 Cabot 4170*    
34 East Osceola 4156    
35 Middle Tripyramid 4140*    
36 Cannon 4100*    
37 Hale 4054    
38 Jackson 4052    
39 Tom 4051    
40 Wildcat, D Peak 4050*    
41 Moriah 4049    
42 Passaconaway 4043    
43 Owl’s Head 4025    
44 Galehead 4024    
45 Whiteface 4020*    
46 Waumbek 4006    
47 Isolation 4004    
48 Tecumseh 4003 X  

Note: The * indicates that the elevation has been estimated by adding half of the contour interval to the highest contour line.

Some favorite photos taken on the Appalachian trail (NH):

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