Wright Peak, New York

Prominence: 256 ft, 78 m

Elevation: 4587 feet, 1398 meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.66 mi, 1.06 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4587 ft / 1398 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 9' 6'' N; 73° 58' 47'' W
44.151768, -73.979762 (Dec Deg)
581588E 4889236N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex
City/TownNorth Elba

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     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #31)
     Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #14)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #33)
     Adirondack Hundred Highest (Rank #16)
     Adirondack 46ers (Rank #16)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1990-08-19 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2006-07-01 by Luc Tremblay
     2008-07-19 by Scott Ireland
     2008-07-19 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2010-08-07 by Austin Black
     2010-08-26 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2012-01-16 by Henk de Smidt (Unsuccessful)
     2012-03-10 by Dan Quinlan
     2012-03-11 by JF Theroux (GPS Track)
     2012-07-15 by Scott Duclos (GPS Track)
     2012-07-15 by Elizabeth Sweet (GPS Track)
     2012-08-31 by Drew Rawlings
     2013-01-27 by Austin Black
     2013-05-27 by Curt Hoffart
     2013-07-19 by Gabriel Couët (GPS Track)
     2013-09-19 by John Curtis (GPS Track)
     2014-01-04 by Alain Carpentier (GPS Track)
     2014-04-21 by Ed Kobos
     2014-08-10 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by Jen Masa (GPS Track)
     2015-07-17 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2015-07-18 by Brian Raymond (GPS Track)
     2015-10-10 by Ryan Myers
     2015-11-07 by Sylvain Louhaur (GPS Track)
     2016-01-09 by Michael Stonek (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2016-02-06 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2016-02-14 by David Desmond
     2016-05-21 by Cynthia Chan
     2016-06-21 by Nicholas Daniel

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Wright Peak from the slopes of Algonquin (2014-08-10). Photo by Timothy Hutchings.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 256 ft/78 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 256 ft/78 m
  Line Parent: Algonquin Peak
  Key Col: 4331 ft/1320 m
Isolation0.66 mi/1.06 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Algonquin Peak  (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: Adirondack High Peaks
Range6: McIntyre Mountains
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
Trailhead: Adirondak Loj 2182 ft/665 m
Vertical Gain: 2405 ft/733 m
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Wright Peak summit view (2010-08-07). Photo by Ryan Mason.
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Snowy October day on the summit of Wright (2015-10-23). Photo by Josh Brooks.
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