Elevation

5,367 ft / 1,636 m

#14 in New Hampshire

#27,592 in United States

Prominence

466 ft / 142 m

#110 in New Hampshire

#5,341 in United States

Summits

347 summits

Top climbing months

July   22%

June   16%

August   15%

Most climbed route

Valley Way Trail

19.0 mi • 7,788 ft gain

Highlights

  • The not-to-be-missed northernmost peak of the stunning chain of rocky, alpine summits of the Presidential Range
  • Several trails -- more like rough paths through boulders -- make their way to the summit
  • Spend a night in the AMC-managed Madison Spring Hut, which lies just to the west of Mt Madison near treeline
26 summits • 19.0 mi • 7,788 ft gain • 12 hr 51 min
16 summits • 11.2 mi • 4,828 ft gain • 11 hr 4 min
15 summits • 6.9 mi • 488 ft gain • 8 hr 16 min
1 summit • 10.9 mi • 5,230 ft gain • 9 hr 18 min
1 summit • 11.4 mi • 5,079 ft gain • 10 hr 54 min
1 summit • 12.0 mi • 4,655 ft gain • 8 hr 16 min
1 summit • 9.0 mi • 4,789 ft gain • 7 hr 39 min

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