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The 46 Adirondack High Peaks

Explore the Adirondack High Peaks! Hiking the 46 High Peaks of the Adirondacks is a goal for many hikers. The below listings offer some information about the mountains, trails and directions to many of the trailheads. Have valuable information about a peak? Add your review! Simply go to the mountain and click "Add a Review"

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snow-covered mountain
Gothics Mountain
Keene, NY
Gothics Mountain is the 10th-highest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,736 ft.
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Dix Mountain
Keene, NY
Dix Mountain is the sixth-highest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks with an elevation of 4,857 ft.
mountain summits in the distance
Esther Mountain
Wilmington, NY
Esther Mountain is the 28th-highest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,240 ft.
several mountains on a sunny day
Mount Colvin
Keene, NY
Mount Colvin is one of the shortest High Peaks, standing at 4,057 feet, which places it 39th out of 46.
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Nye Mountain
North Elba, NY
Nye Mountain is the 45th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 3,895 ft.
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Dial Mountain
Keene, NY
Dial Mountain is the 41st-highest of the Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,020 ft.
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Nippletop Mountain
North Hudson, NY
Nippletop Mountain is the 13th highest mountain in New York State with an elevation of 4,620 ft.
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South Dix Mountain
North Hudson, NY
South Dix Mountain is the 37th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,060 ft.
colorful foliage on a mountain's summit
Grace Peak (formerly known as East Dix)
North Hudson, NY
Grace Peak, formerly known as East Dix, is one of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks. Located in North Hudson, the mountain has an elevation of 4,012 feet.
calm body of water in front of three mountains
Mount Marcy
Keene, NY
With an elevation of 5,344 feet above sea level, Mount Marcy is the highest peak in the Adirondacks and the highest mountain in New York State.
view of a mountain summit in the fall from behind some pine trees
Lower Wolfjaw Mountain
Keene, NY
Lower Wolfjaw Mountain is the 30th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,175 ft. Part of the Great Range, Lower Wolfjaw can be hiked on its own, or as part of a larger loop.
colorful trees reflected in a calm body of water
Street Mountain
North Elba, NY
Street Mountain is the 31st-highest of New York's High Peaks with an elevation of 4,166 ft.
armstrong mountain as seen from a neighboring peak with a large tree in the foreground
Armstrong Mountain
Keene Valley, NY
Armstrong Mountain is the 22nd-highest of the Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,400 ft.
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Mount Skylight
The fourth highest mountain in New York State, Mount Skylight has an elevation of 4,926 ft and a long approach, making this best suited for more experienced hikers.
grove of pine trees in front of a mountain
Basin Mountain
Keene, NY
Basin Mountain is the 9th-highest of the Adirondack High Peaks with an elevation of 4,827 ft.
mountains covered in green trees on a sunny day
Mount Emmons
Harrietstown, NY
Mount Emmons is the western-most High Peak and stands at 4,040 feet. It is the 40th tallest mountain in the High Peaks.
mountain with lots of rocky areas
Giant Mountain
Keene, NY
Giant Mountain is the 12th-highest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks with an elevation of 4,627 ft.
lots of mountains with small bodies of water visible between them
Allen Mountain
Keene Valley, NY
Allen Mountain has an elevation of 4,340' and is one of New York's 46 Adirondack High Peaks. There is no official trail to Allen's summit, so most hikers follow a herd path and a series of logging roads.
a view from the summit of upper wolfjaw mountain
Upper Wolfjaw Mountain
Keene Valley, NY
Featuring an elevation of 4,185 feet, Upper Wolfjaw Mountain is recognized as the 29th High Peak of the Adirondacks and is not recommended for out of shape or beginner hikers. The trail is roughly 12 miles round trip and can be demanding.
five women jumping at the top of cascade mountain
Cascade Mountain
Keene, NY
Cascade Mountain is the 36th-highest of New York's Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,098 ft.
several mountains covered in fall foliage
Sawteeth Mountain
Keene, NY
Sawteeth Mountain is the 35th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,100 ft.
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Seymour Mountain
Harrietstown, NY
Seymour Mountain is the 34th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,120 ft.
chain of tall mountains on a sunny day
Rocky Peak Ridge
Keene, NY
Rocky Peak Ridge is the 20th highest mountain in New York State, with an elevation of 4,420 ft.
map showing the trail to the couchsachraga summit
Couchsachraga Peak
Newcomb, NY
Couchsachraga Peak is the 46th-highest of the Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 3,820 ft.
mountains on a cloudy day
Hough Peak
North Hudson, NY
Hough Peak is part of the Dix Range in the Adirondack High Peaks. Its elevation is 4400 feet making it the 23rd tallest High Peak.
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Cliff Mountain
Newcomb, NY
Cliff Mountain is 44th out of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 3,960 ft.
multiple snow-covered mountains
Gray Peak
Keene, NY
Standing at 4,840 feet, Gray Peak is the 7th tallest Adirondack High Peak. It is located in Keene Valley, fairly close to Mount Marcy.
sign marking the routes to blueberry and porter mountains and the town trail
Porter Mountain
Keene, NY
Porter Mountain is the 38th highest of the 46 High Peaks of the Adirondacks, with an elevation of 4,059 ft.
tall mountain with some pine trees in the foreground
Table Top Mountain
Essex County, NY
Table Top Mountain is the 19th highest mountain in New York State, with an elevation 4,427 ft.
snow-covered mountain summit
Iroquois Peak
Newcomb, NY
Standing at 4840 feet, Iroquois Peak is the 8th tallest mountain in New York State & the Adirondack High Peaks.
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Macomb Mountain
North Hudson, NY
Macomb Mountain stands at 4,405 feet, making it the 21st tallest Adirondack High Peak. Located in the Dix Range, Macomb Mountain can be hiked on its own, or as part of completing the Dix Range.
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Panther Peak
Newcomb, NY
Panther Peak is the 18th highest mountain in NY State, with an elevation of 4,442 ft.
aerial view of several snow-covered mountain summits
Saddleback Mountain
Keene, NY
Saddleback Mountain is the 17th highest peak in New York State with an elevation of 4,515 ft.
two snow covered mountains as seen on a cloudy day
Mount Colden
Keene, NY
Mount Colden is the 11th highest peak in the Adirondacks. Its elevation reached 4,714 feet. Its most prominent feature, the Trap Dike, is popular with both experienced hikers and rock climbers.
steep rock slide with other mountains visible in the distance
Big Slide Mountain
Keene, NY
Big Slide Mountain is the 27th-highest of the Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,240 ft.
view of two mountains in the distance as seen from the summit of another mountain
Donaldson Mountain
Harrietstown, NY
Donaldson Mountain, also called Mount Donaldson, is the 33rd-highest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks with an elevation of 4140'. It is the middle peak in the Seward Range, with Seward Mountain to the northeast and Mount Emmons to the south.
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Mount Redfield
Keene, NY
Mount Redfield is the 15th highest of New York State's Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,606 ft.
several mountain summits in the distance as seen from another mountain
Mount Marshall
Newcomb, NY
Ranked at 25 of the 46 High Peaks, Mount Marshall stands at 4,360 feet. Its tree covered summit lends it to be a less frequented peak.
view of a body of water and tall mountains in the distance as seen from another mountain
Blake Peak
Keene, NY
Blake Peak is the 43rd of the Adirondacks' 46 High Peaks, with an elevation of 3,960 ft.
several mountain peaks at sunrise
Mount Haystack
Keene, NY
Standing at 4,960 feet, Mount Haystack is the third tallest mountain in New York State. Its bald summit offers incredible views of the Adirondacks.
circular yellow trail marker that says seward nailed to a tree
Seward Mountain
Harrietstown, NY
Seward Mountain is the 24th highest Mountain in New York State, with an elevation of 4,361 ft.
large view of mountain landscape
Phelps Mountain
North Elba, NY
Phelps Mountain is the 32nd-highest of New York's Adirondack High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,161 ft.
sign that says welcome whiteface the olympic mountain with a ski mountain visible in the background
Whiteface Mountain
Wilmington, NY
Whiteface Mountain is the 5th highest mountain in New York State with an Elevation of 4,867 ft.
map showing the route from the trailhead to santanoni, panther, and couchsacharaga peaks
Santanoni Peak
Newcomb, NY
Santanoni Peak is the 14th highest mountain in New York State, with an elevation of 4,607 ft.
Algonquin Peak as seen from Adirondack Loj in summer
Algonquin Peak
North Elba, NY
Algonquin Peak is located in the Adirondacks' MacIntyre Range in the town of North Elba, NY. Algonquin is the second-highest mountain in New York State, and is one of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks.
snowy mountain summit
Wright Peak
North Elba, NY
Wright Peak is the 16th highest mountain in the Adirondack Park with an elevation of 4,580 ft.