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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
City/TownKeene
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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 #49)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters (Rank #48)

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
Richelieu
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean

Ausable
Lake Champlain
Richelieu
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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