Mount Skylight, New York

Prominence: 578 ft, 176 m

Elevation: 4925 feet, 1501 meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.99 mi, 1.59 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)
585547E 4883484N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex

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     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #12)
     Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #4)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #12)
     Adirondack Hundred Highest (Rank #4)
     Adirondack 46ers (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)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1984-06-25 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1988-09-19 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     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 Couët (GPS Track)
     2013-08-06 by Mike & Aiden O'Connor (GPS Track)
     2013-08-10 by Michael Rose
     2013-09-29 by craig maccue
     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 Cynthia Chan
     2015-08-29 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2015-09-27 by Jen Masa (GPS Track)
     2015-10-24 by Jaclyn Kline
     2016-03-05 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2016-03-26 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2016-06-25 by Brandon Hitz
     2016-07-30 by Thomas Caruso
     2016-08-07 by Matthew Cole (GPS Track)
     2016-10-14 by Justin Philippi (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (329 total)

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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
Isolation0.99 mi/1.59 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Marcy  (NNE)
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: Marcy Group
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 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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