Whiteface Mountain, New York

Prominence: 3093 ft, 943 m

Elevation: 4865 feet, 1483 meters

True Isolation: 15.79 mi, 25.41 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4865 ft / 1483 m
SubpeaksWhiteface Mountain-Southwest Slope (4265 ft/1300 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 21' 57'' N, 73° 54' 12'' W
44.365795, -73.903219 (Dec Deg)
587392 E 4913087 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex
City/TownWilmington (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Whiteface Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #352)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #461)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #14)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #13)
     Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #5)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #9)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #14)
     Adirondack Hundred Highest (Rank #5)
     Adirondack 46ers (Rank #5)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #144)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Adirondack Trails High Peaks Region (Goodwin, Burdick)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1989-09-16 by Ben Lostracco
     1992-02-24 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1996-06-26 by Alan Bangel
     2008-01-15 by Gabriel Couët
     2008-05-17 by Kat Bel
     2008-09-03 by JF Theroux (GPS Track)
     2008-09-22 by Edward Earl
     2009-08-22 by Douglas Kemp
     2009-09-13 by Austin Black
     2010-02-13 by Tom Sherman
     2011-01-02 by Dennis Van Amburgh
     2011-06-11 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2012-03-24 by Dan Quinlan
     2012-09-09 by Jordyn Danforth
     2012-09-23 by Elizabeth Sweet (GPS Track)
     2012-09-23 by Scott Duclos (GPS Track)
     2013-05-19 by Curt Hoffart
     2013-08-06 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2013-09-17 by Mark Prier
     2013-11-10 by Jim Lacovara
     2014-11-22 by Alain Carpentier (GPS Track)
     2015-04-06 by John Curtis (GPS Track)
     2015-08-29 by Thomas Caruso
     2015-11-22 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2016-01-23 by Sylvain Louhaur (GPS Track)
     2016-03-19 by Steve Smith
     2016-10-09 by Jamie Deck (GPS Track)
     2016-10-16 by Jen Masa (GPS Track)
     2016-11-12 by Sylvain Louhaur (GPS Track)
     2017-02-11 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)

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A helicopter flies over the rime-ice encrusted summit building and walkway in this mid-February photo (1992-02-24).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3093 ft/943 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3125 ft/953 m
  Line Parent: Algonquin Peak
  Key Col: Ray Bk/Chubb R    1772 ft/540 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 15.79 mi/25.41 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.145, -73.9858
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Algonquin Peak  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Northern Adirondacks (Highest Point)
Range6: Whiteface Mountain Area (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Lake Champlain
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
Lake Champlain
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Adirondack State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: High Peaks SWA
Topo MapLake Placid K44073c7 1:25,000
Ski AreaWhiteface
Route #1 Paved Road: Whiteface Mountain Road
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Whiteface (2015-11-22). Photo by Mary Ruth Merkel.
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Solid climb, little windy at the top (2016-07-22). Photo by Robert Kraft.
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