Dix Mountain, New York

Prominence: 2789 ft, 850 m

Elevation: 4823+ feet, 1470+ meters

True Isolation: 5.66 mi, 9.1 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1470 - 1480 m
    (10-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4823 ft / 1470 m
    (Range 1470 - 1480 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 4' 57'' N, 73° 47' 12'' W
44.082417, -73.786588 (Dec Deg)
597150 E 4881743 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex
City/TownNorth Hudson (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Dix Mountain:
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #17)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #24)
     Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #7)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #17)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #19)
     Adirondack Hundred Highest (Rank #9)
     Adirondack 46ers (Rank #9)
     Northeastern Wilderness High Points (Rank #6)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1988-01-16 by Thomas Caruso
     1988-07-17 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1995-08-19 by Alan Bangel
     2007-08-16 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2010-05-31 by Dennis Van Amburgh
     2011-07-07 by JF Theroux (GPS Track)
     2012-07-01 by Dan Quinlan
     2013-06-21 by David White
     2013-09-22 by Elizabeth Sweet
     2013-10-12 by Trevor Kent
     2013-11-30 by Steve Smith
     2014-09-06 by Stewart McGuire
     2014-09-20 by Steve Smith
     2014-09-29 by Douglas Fortman
     2015-01-01 by Crystal Davis
     2015-06-19 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2015-07-11 by Timothy Hutchings (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by David Fitch (GPS Track)
     2015-07-15 by Andrew Coates
     2015-07-27 by Matthew Cole (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2015-08-17 by Jillian Smith (GPS Track)
     2015-10-18 by Ed Kobos
     2016-01-09 by Richard Hachem (GPS Track)
     2016-03-12 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2016-05-30 by Jake McDougle
     2016-06-18 by Jen Masa (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (378 total)

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Ridge leading to the Dix Mountain "Beckhorn" from Hough Peak (2012-07-05). Photo by Timothy Hutchings.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2789 ft/850 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2853 ft/870 m
  Line Parent: Mount Skylight
  Key Col: 2034 ft/620 m
Isolation5.66 mi/9.1 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Basin Mountain  (WNW)
Isolation Limit Point: 44° 7' 18'' N, 73° 53' 12'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Adirondack High Peaks
Range6: Dix Range (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
Drainage Basins
Lake Champlain
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
New York Harbor
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Adirondack State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Dix Mountain SWA (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Marcy K44073a7 1:25,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Elk Lake 2061 ft/628 m
Vertical Gain: 2762 ft/842 m
Distance (one way): 7.25 mi/11.67 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Facing east at 2:31PM whilst standing on the 2nd Dix benchmark (2015-09-06). Photo by Robert Schainbaum.
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