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

26 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 30, 2014. 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 North Brother Trail, Marston Trail to N. Brother trail and mount coe to south brother to north brother.

Others who’ve summited North Brother

  • snodough
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • sky
  • TNeville
  • k2mcbeth

Routes Used trails & approaches

36% North Brother Trail

33% Marston Trail to N. Brother trail

16% mount coe to south brother to north brother

6% same

3% Bushwhack to Fort Mountain

3% Bushwhack from Fort Mountain


SNAPSHOTedit info


4,151 ft / 1,265 m


1,243 ft / 379 m

Height Rank

#10 in Maine

#30574 in United States




Maine, United States

Summited by

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  • snodough
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • newenglandwarrior
  • HopsAndScotch
  • WM79
  • DMOutdoors
  • Telemarkmike
  • barbaratraver
  • Jaydelicious
  • TheOuthousePeakBaggin
  • sky

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