Seymour Mountain is the 34th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,120 ft.
This Seward Range peak was named for Horatio Seymour who served as Governor of New York for multiple terms before running for President of the United States in 1868 against Ulysses S. Grant. and knowing how to use them is a must!
The round trip hike is about 14 miles and typically takes about 11 hours. The trail is considered an “unmarked path”. Certain areas are very easy to hike, while others are more complicated because of blowdown, erosion etc. Pack a compass and a map.
Seymour’s summit boasts breathtaking views! From the southern lookout point there is an amazing view of the Santanoni mountain range. Along with the stunning views can be very strong winds. Be prepared and pack the appropriate gear.