New Hampshire peaks

1,716 peaks

Highest peak

Mount Washington

6,288 ft / 1,916 m

Most summited peak

Mount Washington

961 summits

Most prominent peak

Mount Washington

6,148 ft / 1,873 m prom

New Hampshire summits

24,463 summits

First Ascent Awards

673 of 1,716 peaks 39%

Top climbing months

July 14%

August 13%

June 13%

New Hampshire mountains highlights

  • The White Mountains of New Hampshire stretch across the upper center of the state and contain all of the highest peaks in the state, collectively known as the "4000 footers"
  • The 4000 Footers Challenge is the most popular peak challenge in the state and one of the most popular in the US.
  • Solitary Mount Monadnock 3,165 ft in southern New Hampshire is one of the most climbed peaks in the world, perhaps 2nd only to Mount Fuji in Japan.
  • Due to close proximity to the Boston area, many of these peaks are extremely popular with weekend hikers.
  • The Appalachian Trail cuts across New Hampshire over the highest of the craggy White Mountains including the highest, Mt Washington 6288 ft.

Popular New Hampshire mountains