North Brother

North Brother is located in Baxter State Park, Maine. North Brother is flanked to the northeast by Fort Mountain and to the southwest by South Brother; collectively the two are called "The Brothers." The Appalachian Trail reaches its northern terminus on the summit of Mount Katahdin, 5 miles to the southeast of The Brothers.

North Brother SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by snodough

39 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Oct 8, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited North Brother

  • snodough
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • sky
  • TNeville
  • rileyplourde
  • k2mcbeth
  • franktraver
  • BigTom
  • robertocampo

Routes Used trails & approaches

45% Marston Trail to N. Brother trail

30% North Brother Trail

12% mount coe to south brother to north brother

5% same

2% Marston Trail to N.Brother trail

2% Bushwhack to Fort Mountain

2% Bushwhack from Fort Mountain


SNAPSHOTedit info


4,151 ft / 1,265 m


1,243 ft / 379 m

Height Rank

#10 in Maine

#31006 in United States




Maine, United States

Summited by

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  • snodough
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • newenglandwarrior
  • HopsAndScotch
  • WM79
  • DMOutdoors
  • sparkslayer
  • Telemarkmike
  • barbaratraver
  • Jaydelicious
  • chrisr00d

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