Mount Colden is the 11th highest peak in New York State, with an elevation of 4,714 ft.
The length of the hike round trip will take about 10 hours to hike 15.2 miles.
Mount Colden is centrally located between the MacIntyre and Great Ranges. There are amazing views at the top of Mount Colden, even though the summut is not entirely bald.
Mount Colden has a well-known Trap Dyke, which is a large crevice running up the middle of the mountain.
There are two trails up to Mount Colden and both start at the Adirondak loj trailhead. If approaching from the north east, you pass by Lake Arnold before climbing the summit after crossing several false peaks. The second trail is steeper and approaches from the southwest starting from Lake Colden.