Mount Katahdin, South Peak

Mount Katahdin, South Peak is a 5,240 ft / 1,597 m mountain peak near Millinocket, Maine, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Maine and the 24886th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Mount Katahdin, Baxter Peak, Chimney Peak, Pamola, Rum Mountain, Mount Katahdin, Hamlin Peak, and The Owl. Mount Katahdin, South Peak belongs to the Baxter State Park Peak Challenge peak list. See the Mount Katahdin, South Peak map, 3D fly around, and the Mt. Katahdin, South Peak photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Mount Katahdin, South Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by snodough

39 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Oct 3, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Knife edge toward Baxter peak, Knife edge from Baxter peak and Knife Edge towards Pamola Peak.

Others who’ve summited Mount Katahdin, South Peak

  • snodough
  • StoneMan
  • spebarto
  • fred
  • mbw12
  • OutdoorsJim
  • ClimbingRandy
  • edwandall
  • donkeyrunner
  • kristin
  • BigTom

Routes Used trails & approaches

23% Knife edge toward Baxter peak

21% Knife edge from Baxter peak

19% Knife Edge towards Pamola Peak

10% Knife edge toward Chimney peak

6% Abol

4% Hamlin Ridge Trail, Chimney Pond Trail

4% Cathedral

4% Baxters Peak towards Chimney Pond via the Saddle trail

2% Knife Edge from Pamola Peak

2% Chimney Pond Trail, Dudley Trail, Knife Edge Trail


SNAPSHOTedit info


5,240 ft / 1,597 m


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Height Rank

#2 in Maine

#24905 in United States


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Maine, United States

Summited by

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  • snodough
  • StoneMan
  • spebarto
  • HopsAndScotch
  • dennytron
  • bikerails
  • WM79
  • DMOutdoors
  • fred
  • jetrock
  • wrobichaud
  • mbw12

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