Giant Mountain, New York

Prominence: 2953 ft, 900 m

Elevation: 4626 feet, 1410 meters

Approx. Isolation: 6.36 mi, 10.24 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4626 ft / 1410 m
Alternate Name(s)Giant of the Valley
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 9' 40'' N; 73° 43' 13'' W
44.161243, -73.720261 (Dec Deg)
602324E 4890578N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex

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Lists that contain Giant Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #475)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #17)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #26)
     Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #10)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #12)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #28)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Unranked)
     Adirondack Hundred Highest (Rank #12)
     Adirondack 46ers (Rank #12)
     Northeastern Wilderness High Points (Rank #7)
     Most Ascended Peaks (Rank #48)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters (Rank #47)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1990-08-18 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1994-06-19 by Alan Bangel
     2005-05-28 by Luc Tremblay
     2008-02-09 by Scott Ireland
     2009-02-14 by JF Theroux (GPS Track)
     2010-04-22 by Jesse Quonce
     2010-07-24 by Steve Wojcik
     2011-07-07 by Anthony Olivari
     2011-08-04 by Austin Black
     2011-09-17 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2012-06-10 by Elizabeth Sweet (GPS Track)
     2012-06-24 by Jordyn Danforth
     2012-07-25 by Adam Sarata
     2013-01-06 by Mike Guethle
     2013-04-27 by Cortney Bangel (Unsuccessful)
     2013-04-27 by Alan Bangel (Unsuccessful)
     2013-09-01 by Jeff Hicks
     2013-10-13 by Susan Daniel
     2014-02-13 by Dan Hildebrand
     2014-03-18 by Ed Kobos
     2014-08-16 by Ed Wandall
     2014-09-20 by josh johnson

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Gaint Jct (2002-07-30). Photo by Douglas Taylor.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2953 ft/900 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2985 ft/910 m
  Line Parent: Dix Mountain
  Key Col: Chapel Pond    1673 ft/510 m
Isolation6.36 mi/10.24 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Dix Mountain  (SSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Eastern Adirondacks (Highest Point)
Range6: Giant 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: Giant Mountain SWA (Highest Point)
Topo MapElizabethtown K44073b5 1:25,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: 1252 ft/382 m
Vertical Gain: 3374 ft/1028 m
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Giant Mountain 2014 (2014-09-27). Photo by Ryan Britton.
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