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.
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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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This list includes 50 New England peaks with highest prominence based on the Wikipedia List. Caribou (uncertain height) is the 51st peak. To find these peaks see a Google Map: New England 50 Finest - NH New England 50 Finest - Maine New England 50 Finest - Vermont Some of these peaks are on other lists: # New England 4000-Footers
It is also on the New England Fifty Finest list of the most topographically prominent peaks. The valley of the Israel River separates the Pilot Range from the rest of the White Mountains; Mt. Cabot's relative isolation gives it the fifth-highest topographic prominence in New Hampshire, and the fourteenth-highest in New England .
Mount Lafayette is a 5,249-foot (1,600 m) mountain at the northern end of the Franconia Range in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, United States.It lies in the town of Franconia in Grafton County, and appears on the New England Fifty Finest list of the most topographically prominent peaks in New England.
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