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is the highest peak south of Mount Washington
Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States at , famous for dangerously erratic weather. For 76 years, a weather observatory on the summit held the record for the highest wind gust directly measured at the Earth's surface, , on the afternoon of April 12, 1934...
in the Presidential Range
The Presidential Range is a mountain range located in the White Mountains of the U.S. state of New Hampshire. Containing the highest peaks of the Whites, its most notable summits are named for American Presidents, followed by prominent public figures of the 18th and 19th centuries.Mt...
of New Hampshire
New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The state was named after the southern English county of Hampshire. It is bordered by Massachusetts to the south, Vermont to the west, Maine and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Canadian...
. It is the fourth highest mountain on the 4000 footers list for New Hampshire. The Lakes of the Clouds
The Lakes of the Clouds are a set of small ponds located at the col between Mount Monroe and Mount Washington in the White Mountains of the U.S. state of New Hampshire...
, and its AMC hut, lie nestled at the col
A mountain pass is a route through a mountain range or over a ridge. If following the lowest possible route, a pass is locally the highest point on that route...
between Mount Monroe and neighboring Mount Washington.