Mount Colvin is the 39th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,057 ft.
Mount Colvin offers amazing views of other Adirondack High Peaks from the summit. Most notably, Giant, Rocky Peak Ridge, upper Wolfjaw, Lower Wolfjaw, Armstrong, Sawteeth, Gothics, Saddleback, Basin, Tabletop, Marcy, Haystack, Redfield, Allen, Nippletop, Dial and Blake.
Mount Colvin is named after Verplanck Colvin, a lawyer, author, illustrator and topographical engineer. Colvin's understanding and appreciation for the environment of the Adirondack Mountains led to the creation of New York's Forest Preserve and the Adirondack Park.