Hiking Lists, New Hampshire

Hiking lists in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Peakbagging in the White Mountains dates back to 1931 when Nathaniel L. Goodrich, in an Appalachia article, suggested a list of 36 mountains to hike. Goodrich’s list was the starting point for the White Mountain 4000 footers list we know today. And now in the 21st-century peakbagging has become a favorite pastime. This work focuses on random tidbits of history about the mountains that are on some of the hiking lists.

New Hampshire 4000 Footers

New Hampshire 4000 Footers
New Hampshire 4000 Footers - The New Hampshire Four Thousand Footer list, officially known as the White Mountain Four Thousand Footers, was created by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC). And the objective is to hike all 48 mountains on the list, and once completed, a hiker can apply for a patch and scroll through the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Four Thousand Footer Club. This hiking list is maintained by an official club; most lists are run by unorganized groups. Of ...

New Hampshire 52 With A View

New Hampshire 52 With A View
New Hampshire 52 With A View – Created by the Over the Hill Hikers (OTHH) of Sandwich, NH, the New Hampshire 52 with a view is a hiking list consisting of fifty-two mountains under 4,000 feet that have awesome views; until the most recent revision of the list in spring 2020, a mountain also had to be over 2,500 feet, but this requirement seems to have been relaxed. Hikers can apply for a patch through the Over the Hill Hikers ...

New Hampshire Fire Tower Quest

Weeks Estate - Lancaster, New Hampshire
New Hampshire Fire Tower Quest - The New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands has a hiking program involving the fifteen fire lookout towers that they operate in New Hampshire. Once a hiker visits any five of the fire towers on the list, they can receive a patch, certificate, and a letter of recognition from the NH Division of Forests and Lands...[Continue reading] ...

Trailwrights 72 Summits

Middle Sugarloaf Mountain - Bethlehem, NH USA
The Trailwrights 72 summits hiking list consists of 72 mountains in New Hampshire. With this list, a hiker can only count one peak per hike (no matter how many summits on the list they complete during one hike). On top of the hiking the 72 peaks, hikers have to put in 72 hours of trail work. A hiker can apply for a patch and certificate through the Trailwrights organization after completing the list. For more information and application, see the ...