Algonquin Peak, New York

Prominence: 2097 ft, 639 m

Elevation: 5115 feet, 1559 meters

Approx. Isolation: 3.78 mi, 6.09 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5115 ft / 1559 m
Alternate Name(s)McIntyre
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 8' 37'' N; 73° 59' 12'' W
44.143624, -73.986721 (Dec Deg)
581043E 4888324N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex
City/TownNorth Elba (Highest Point)

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     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #9)
     Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #2)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #48)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #9)
     Adirondack Hundred Highest (Rank #2)
     Adirondack 46ers (Rank #2)
     Most Ascended Peaks (Rank #41)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters (Rank #39)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #174)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #158)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1983-11-06 by Ben Lostracco
     1984-06-25 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1996-08-17 by Alan Bangel
     2007-12-27 by JF Theroux (GPS Track)
     2010-06-29 by Erin LaFave
     2010-06-29 by Jesse Quonce
     2010-08-07 by Austin Black
     2010-08-26 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2011-02-12 by Jesse Quonce (Unsuccessful)
     2011-07-09 by Ben Morrow
     2012-03-10 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2012-07-15 by Elizabeth Sweet (GPS Track)
     2012-07-15 by Scott Duclos (GPS Track)
     2012-08-31 by Drew Rawlings
     2012-10-11 by Jeff Hicks
     2013-01-27 by Austin Black
     2013-05-27 by Curt Hoffart
     2013-07-16 by Adam Sarata
     2013-07-19 by Gabriel Couët (GPS Track)
     2013-10-12 by josh johnson
     2014-01-04 by Alain Carpentier (GPS Track)
     2014-04-21 by Ed Kobos
     2014-06-28 by Mike Wright
     2014-08-10 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2015-01-18 by Deb & Rob Osterhoudt

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The high dome of Algonquin from Boundary Peak.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2097 ft/639 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2129 ft/649 m
  Line Parent: Mount Marcy
  Key Col: Avalanche Pass    3018 ft/920 m
Isolation3.78 mi/6.09 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Marcy  (SE)
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 (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
Drainage Basins
New York Harbor
Atlantic Ocean

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
Trailhead: Adirondak Loj 2182 ft/665 m
Vertical Gain: 2933 ft/894 m
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Algonquin from Wright Peak with Mt Colden on the left (2014-08-10). Photo by Timothy Hutchings.
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Algonquin. 1 of 46 high peaks (2003-08). Photo by Ryan Britton.
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