-White Mountain 4000's-
(in order of elevation) (red inset = peaks I have climbed> completed August 2000)
|Washington 6288||Bond 4698||Field 4326||Passaconoway 4060|
|Adams 5774||Carrigain 4680||Pierce (Clinton) 4310||Hale 4054|
|Jefferson 5712||Middle Carter 4610||Willey 4302||Jackson 4052|
|Monroe 5384||West Bond 4540||North Kinesman 4293||Moriah 4049|
|Madison 5367||Garfield 4500||South Hancock 4274||Tom 4047|
|Lafayette 5260||Liberty 4459||Bondcliff 4265||Wildcat E 4041|
|Lincoln 5089||South Carter 4430||Zealand 4260||Owl's Head 4025|
|South Twin 4902||Wildcat 4422||Cabot 4170||Galehead 4024|
|Carter Dome 4832||Hancock 4403||East Osceola 4156||Whiteface 4010|
|Moosilauke 4802||South Kinesman 4358||NorthTripyramid 4140||Waumbeck 4006|
|Eisenhower 4761||Osceola 4340||MiddleTripyramid4110||Isolation 4005|
|North Twin 4761||Flume 4328||Cannon 4100||Tecumseh 4003|
-CRITERIA FOR THE MOUNTAINS ON THE OFFICIAL LIST-
Unlike the Adirondack 46er's, whose required peaks will never change, the Four Thousand Footer Committe in New Hampshire reviews the peaks and will make changes that add peaks and delete others.
The Presidential Range provides spectacular views above tree line. The weather plays a large part in hiking in this area of the Whites- one always has to be cautious and head for lower elevations when the weather starts to threaten.
Hiking in the White Mountains National Forest also requires the purchase of a parking permit to be able to park at the trailheads- even the most remote areas are patrolled.
A unique part of hiking in the White Mountains is the Hut system. These are "bunkrooms" on the mountains where hikers may reserve rooms and meals- they can also serve as a safety measure in the summer if caught in severe weather conditions. There is a series of eight huts. I have been fortunate to have hiked to all of the huts.
- Lakes of the Clouds Hut
- Mizpah Spring Hut (3800')
- Madison Hut (4800') - Carter Notch Hut (3288')
- Greenleaf Hut (4200') - Lonesome Lake Hut (2760')
- Galehead Hut (3800') - Zealand Falls Hut (2700')