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
The New Hampshire Four Thousand Footer list was created by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC). The objective is to hike all 48 mountains on the list, and once completed a hiker may apply for a patch and scroll through the AMC Four Thousand Footer Club. For a mountain to be included on the list, it must be at least 4000 feet in height and have a minimum of 200 feet prominence. This work focuses on random tidbits of history about ...

52 With A View, New Hampshire

New Hampshire 52 With A View
The New Hampshire 52 with a view hiking list includes fifty-two mountains under 4,000 feet, but over 2,500 feet that have awesome views. A few mountains on this list have better views than some 4,000 footers. A hiker can apply for a patch through the Over the Hill Hikers (unofficial group) after completing the list. In 1990, members of this hiking group got tired of hiking the 4,000 footers, so a member created the 52 with a view list. Below ...

Trailwrights 72 Summits

Trailwrights 72 Summits
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 ...