Mount Skylight, New York

Prominence: 577 ft, 176 m

Elevation: 4925 feet, 1501 meters

True Isolation: 0.81 mi, 1.3 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4925 ft / 1501 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 5' 58'' N, 73° 55' 52'' W
44.099543, -73.9312 (Dec Deg)
585547 E 4883484 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex

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Lists that contain Mount Skylight:
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #12)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #12)
     Adirondack 46ers (Rank #4)
     Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #4)
     Adirondack Hundred Highest (Rank #4)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #160)

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

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 958
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 830)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1998-08-16 by Alan Bangel
     2010-08-06 by Austin Black
     2010-08-24 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2011-11-21 by Dan Quinlan
     2012-05-06 by Mike Guethle
     2012-07-29 by Thomas Spencer
     2013-07-20 by Gabriel C (GPS Track)
     2013-08-06 by Mike & Aiden O'Connor (GPS Track)
     2013-08-10 by Michael Rose
     2013-09-29 by craig maccue
     2013-10-02 by Jeremy McKeon
     2014-02-21 by David White
     2014-06-21 by Deb & Rob Osterhoudt
     2014-06-27 by Dan Hildebrand
     2014-08-16 by Trevor Kent
     2014-09-27 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2015-07-22 by Chris Higgins
     2015-08-29 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2015-08-29 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-09-27 by Jen Martin (GPS Track)
     2016-03-05 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2016-03-26 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2016-05-23 by Aaron Gustafson (GPS Track)
     2016-07-30 by Thomas Caruso
     2016-08-07 by Matthew Cole (GPS Track)
     2016-10-07 by Justin Metzger
     2016-10-14 by Justin Philippi (GPS Track)
     2017-08-06 by Christine Rounds
     2017-08-09 by Sarah Bacon
     2017-09-22 by Michael French
     2018-06-21 by John Curtis (GPS Track)
     2018-09-23 by Christopher Higgins (GPS Track)
     2019-02-03 by Jake Campbell (GPS Track)
     2019-08-27 by Jordyn Danforth
     2020-06-16 by Lisa DeNardo
     2020-06-27 by AJ Darling (GPS Track)
     2020-07-18 by Scott Burns
     2020-10-18 by charles tiedemann (GPS Track)
     2021-03-09 by David Fitch (GPS Track)
     2021-03-20 by Pablo Delvalle
     2021-07-31 by Hockey Puck
     2021-12-29 by Colin Thomas (GPS Track)
     2022-07-11 by Terry DelliQuadri

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Skylight (2015-08-29). Photo by Mary Ruth Merkel.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 578 ft/176 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 610 ft/186 m
  Line Parent: Mount Marcy
  Key Col: 4 Corners    4347 ft/1325 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.81 mi/1.3 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.1108, -73.9267
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Marcy  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Adirondack High Peaks
Range6: Marcy Group
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
Drainage Basins
New York Harbor
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

Lake Champlain
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Adirondack State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: High Peaks SWA
Topo MapMount Marcy K44073a7 1:25,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail: Feldspar
Trailhead: Tahawus 1800 ft/549 m
Vertical Gain: 3125 ft/952 m
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Skylight .5 miles!!! I'm almost a 46er! (2017-09-22). Photo by Michael French.
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Halfway! The summit of Mt. Skylight marked my 23rd ADK 46er peak (2018-07-14). Photo by Brian Shultis.
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