The New England Fifty Finest is a list of mountains in New England, used in the mountaineering sport of peak bagging.The list comprises the 50 summits with the highest topographic prominence — a peak's height above the lowest contour which encloses that peak and no higher peak.
Sometimes wikipedia editing is good, sometimes not so good. Back in 2013, an anonymous editor added a 51st m0untain that didn't belong. That was removed within a month or two, but all of us failed to notice that the editor had changed the introductory sentence to say that this is a list of 51 peaks.
The New England Fifty Finest. As with the rest of the New England peakbagging lists, I climbed a bunch back in the day, but started anew as of meeting Hoang in 2000. 1. Mount Washington NH (6288 ft.) v.2002 2. Mount Katahdin, Baxter Peak ME (5268 ft.) v.2003 3. Mount Mansfield VT (4393 ft.) v.2003 4. Mount Lafayette NH (5249 ft.) 5. Killington ...
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