Porter Mountain, New York

Prominence: 295 ft, 90 m

Elevation: 4068+ feet, 1240+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.53 mi, 0.86 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1240 - 1250 m
    (10-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4068 ft / 1240 m
    (Range 1240 - 1250 m)
SubpeaksPorter Mountain-East Peak (3776 ft/1151 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 12' 45'' N; 73° 51' 13'' W
44.212416, -73.853665 (Dec Deg)
591578E 4896105N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex

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Lists that contain Porter Mountain:
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #84)
     Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #34)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #87)
     Adirondack Hundred Highest (Rank #37)
     Adirondack 46ers (Rank #37)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters (Rank #39)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1989-08-25 by Scott Cockrell
     2010-02-07 by Austin Black
     2010-08-05 by Austin Black
     2010-12-31 by Jesse Quonce
     2011-06-26 by Doug Harple (GPS Track)
     2011-12-04 by Dan Quinlan
     2012-05-27 by Elizabeth Sweet
     2012-05-27 by Scott Duclos
     2012-07-23 by Jordyn Danforth
     2012-09-12 by John Curtis (GPS Track)
     2012-10-10 by Jeff Hicks
     2013-01-12 by Elizabeth Sweet
     2013-04-23 by Ed Kobos
     2013-05-16 by Susan Daniel
     2013-08-17 by Mark Prier
     2013-10-16 by Richard Spalinger
     2013-12-13 by Trevor Kent
     2014-02-28 by Mike Guethle
     2014-09-14 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2014-09-27 by Brian Raymond (GPS Track)
     2015-05-16 by Derek English
     2015-08-30 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-10-08 by Ryan Myers

View ascents of peak by registered members (501 total)

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Porter with Stacy (2013-08-10). Photo by Zachary Taylor.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 295 ft/90 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 359 ft/110 m
  Line Parent: Cascade Mountain
  Key Col: 3773 ft/1150 m
Isolation0.53 mi/0.86 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cascade Mountain  (NW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Adirondack High Peaks
Range6: Northern High Peaks
Drainage BasinsLake Champlain
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Adirondack State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: High Peaks SWA
Topo MapKeene Valley K44073b7 1:25,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
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From the summit of Porter Mountain #3 of our high peaks! (2014-09-14). Photo by Cyndy Schuessler.
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