Elevation

4,006 ft / 1,221 m

#83 in New Hampshire

#38,093 in United States

Prominence

1,289 ft / 393 m

#36 in New Hampshire

#1,812 in United States

Summits

286 summits

Top climbing months

August   13%

October   12%

June   11%

Most climbed route

Starr King trail

7.4 mi • 4,436 ft gain

Highlights

  • Mount Waumbek is part of the Pliny Range of the White Mountains. On some older maps it is known as Pliny Major.
  • A colony of gray jays live near the summit year round.
  • The Starr King Trail climbs moderately to the summit of Starr King where there used to be a lodge, then to the wooded summit of Waumbek.
100 summits • 7.4 mi • 4,436 ft gain • 4 hr 26 min
5 summits • 6.9 mi • 2,640 ft gain • 4 hr 20 min
1 summit • 7.5 mi • 2,880 ft gain • 4 hr 26 min
1 summit • 8.6 mi • 2,724 ft gain • 4 hr 59 min

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