New Hampshire peaks

1,685 peaks

Highest peak

Mount Washington

6,288 ft / 1,916 m

Most summited peak

Mount Washington

904 summits

Most prominent peak

Mount Washington

6,148 ft / 1,873 m prom

New Hampshire summits

23,273 summits

First Ascent Awards

645 of 1,685 peaks 38%

Top climbing months

July 14%

August 13%

June 12%

New Hampshire mountains highlights

  • The Appalachian Trail cuts across New Hampshire over the highest of the craggy White Mountains including the highest, Mt Washington 6288 ft.
  • Due to close proximity to the Boston area, many of these peaks are extremely popular with weekend hikers.
  • Solitary Mount Monadnock 3,165 ft in southern New Hampshire is one of the most climbed peaks in the world, perhaps 2nd only to Mount Fuji in Japan.
  • The 4000 Footers Challenge is the most popular peak challenge in the state and one of the most popular in the US.
  • The White Mountains of New Hampshire stretch across the upper center of the state and contain all of the highest peaks in the state, collectively known as the "4000 footers"

Popular New Hampshire mountains