Porter Mountain, New York

Prominence: 295 ft, 90 m

Elevation: 4068+ feet, 1240+ meters

True Isolation: 0.51 mi, 0.83 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)
591578 E 4896105 N, 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)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #87)
     Adirondack 46ers (Rank #37)
     Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #34)
     Adirondack Hundred Highest (Rank #37)

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

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 1676
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 1441)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1989-08-25 by Scott Cockrell
     2009-06-16 by Jordan Craig
     2009-09-06 by Stewart McGuire
     2010-02-07 by Austin Black
     2010-07-29 by Kurt Phaneuf
     2010-08-05 by Austin Black
     2010-12-31 by Jesse Quonce
     2011-06-26 by Doug Harple (GPS Track)
     2011-08-20 by Doug Harple
     2011-12-04 by Dan Quinlan
     2012-05-27 by Elizabeth Sweet
     2012-05-27 by Scott Duclos
     2012-05-27 by Matthew Ledwith
     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
     2015-06-29 by David White
     2015-08-30 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-10-08 by Ryan Myers
     2016-01-31 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2016-02-20 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2016-07-16 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2016-08-06 by Matthew Cole (GPS Track)
     2016-09-05 by Melissa Reilly Taylor
     2017-01-21 by David Boag (GPS Track)
     2017-03-25 by Felix Garon (GPS Track)
     2017-06-14 by Adam Baldwin (GPS Track)
     2018-09-30 by David Oakes (GPS Track)
     2020-08-30 by Jeremy Knopp
     2021-01-09 by Justin Metzger (GPS Track)
     2021-02-14 by charles tiedemann (GPS Track)
     2021-08-20 by Matthew Nagowski (GPS Track)
     2021-09-17 by Michelle Spaziani (GPS Track)
     2021-10-08 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)
     2021-12-30 by Colin Thomas (GPS Track)
     2022-01-03 by David Fitch (GPS Track)

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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
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.51 mi/0.83 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.2183, -73.86
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cascade Mountain  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Adirondack High Peaks
Range6: Northern High Peaks
Drainage BasinsAusable
Lake 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
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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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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(2015-10-11). Photo by Dylan Countryman.
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Fun day for a hike. Easy climb, good weather - very enjoyable. Two college students from Vermont took my pic (2012-06-01). Photo by Keith Gros.
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Southwest view from Porter's summit (2022-01-03). Photo by David Fitch.
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