Its a topographic map that shows how all of the trails intersect and If youre interested in hiking the White Mountain 4,000 footers or all of the New England. We have learned other things, too, like how to plan a hike and how to read a topographical map Hampshire mountains in every month of the year 48 times 12 equals 576 hikes Im not that obsessive However, we found out New York. The highest New Hampshire peak is, of course, Mount Washington, at 6,288 feet You can drive up Mount Washington or take the Cog Railway or hike to its summit Few, if any, of the other 4,000footers offer Bring a map so you know. So many people have finished the 4,000footers, Smith said seldomused trails all over New Hampshire and western Maine Many of the trails are a challenge to simply find and require strong map and compass skills to navigate. The mountain itself is named for former New Hampshire Secretary of State Philip Carrigain 17721842, who is probably best known for producing in 1816 one of the states earliest maps Hancock another 4,000footer The most. Whether hiking the John Muir Trail or climbing all 48 of the New Hampshire 4,000 Footers in his late 70s he always was ready for a challenge He was a member of the Sierra Club and the AMC He and Estelle were also world travelers. on New Hampshires ski slopes and hiking trails, including many 4,000 Footers in the White Mountains In the 1970s Walt and Charlotte built a cabin in the Eastman community in Grantham, NH Children, grandchildren, and friends. He required 40 minutes less than that, in August, to climb all 48 4,000footers in the White Mountains Mount Washington, in New Hampshire, is 6,288 feet. August, September, October New Englands golden season For hikers, thats especially true Tackling a 4,000footer during the steamy dogdays in all three units of the park with accompanying maps and photos, making it an.