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Giant Mountain, New York


Prominence: 2953 ft, 900 m

Elevation: 4626 feet, 1410 meters


True Isolation: 6.24 mi, 10.04 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4626 ft / 1410 m
Alternate Name(s)Giant of the Valley
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 9' 40'' N, 73° 43' 13'' W
44.161243, -73.720261 (Dec Deg)
602324 E 4890578 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex
City/TownKeene
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Lists that contain Giant Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Unranked)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #475)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #26)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #17)
     Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #10)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #28)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #12)
     Adirondack Hundred Highest (Rank #12)
     Adirondack 46ers (Rank #12)
     Most Ascended Peaks (Rank #45)
     Northeastern Wilderness High Points (Rank #7)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters (Rank #39)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #17)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1990-08-18 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1994-06-19 by Alan Bangel
     2005-05-28 by Luc Tremblay
     2008-02-09 by Scott Ireland
     2009-02-14 by JF Theroux (GPS Track)
     2010-04-22 by Jesse Quonce
     2011-07-07 by Anthony Olivari
     2011-08-04 by Austin Black
     2011-09-17 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2012-06-10 by Elizabeth Sweet (GPS Track)
     2012-06-24 by Jordyn Danforth
     2012-07-25 by Adam Sarata
     2012-07-30 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2013-04-27 by Cortney Bangel (Unsuccessful)
     2013-04-27 by Alan Bangel (Unsuccessful)
     2013-09-01 by Jeff Hicks
     2013-10-13 by Susan Daniel
     2014-03-18 by Ed Kobos
     2014-08-16 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2014-09-20 by josh johnson
     2014-11-29 by Richard Hachem (GPS Track)
     2015-03-22 by Michael Vaughan (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2015-04-12 by John Curtis (GPS Track)
     2015-06-20 by Brian Raymond (GPS Track)
     2015-10-04 by Mike Wright
     2016-01-11 by Richard Hachem (GPS Track)
     2016-03-19 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2016-03-19 by Sylvain Louhaur (GPS Track)
     2016-09-03 by Sylvain Louhaur (GPS Track)
     2016-09-11 by Jerome Djé (GPS Track)
     2016-10-18 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2016-11-06 by Spencer Corcoran
     2017-01-28 by Felix Garon (GPS Track)
     2017-10-02 by Jillian Smith (GPS Track)
     2017-12-09 by David Boag (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (833 total)

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Gaint Jct (2002-07-30). Photo by Douglas Taylor.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2953 ft/900 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2985 ft/910 m
  Line Parent: Dix Mountain
  Key Col: Chapel Pond    1673 ft/510 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.24 mi/10.04 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.0842, -73.7858
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Dix Mountain  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Eastern Adirondacks (Highest Point)
Range6: Giant Mountain Area (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Lake Champlain
Richelieu
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean

Ausable
Lake Champlain
Richelieu
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Adirondack State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Giant Mountain SWA (Highest Point)
Topo MapElizabethtown K44073b5 1:25,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: 1252 ft/382 m
Vertical Gain: 3374 ft/1028 m
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Giant Mountain 2014 (2014-09-27). Photo by Ryan Britton.
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Everytime I ask for a kiss...Summit of Giant Mountain, Keene Valley, NY (2015-07-25). Photo by Ashley Herkert.
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A view from the Giant Mtn summit, looking NW and north. Nice granit ledges here (2016-06-15). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Looking back down the ridge from Lower Wolfjaw mountain. Giant Mtn visible across the valley (2016-07-23). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Giant Mountain and Rocky Peak Ridge from Belfry Mountain fire tower (2017-07-09). Photo by Douglas Fortman.
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Hiker spa on Giant Mountain (2017-08-09). Photo by Christina Bushunow.
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Amazing view from the top of Giant (2017-09-10). Photo by Stacy Taylor.
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Me and Elsa at the top. (2017-09-10). Photo by Zachary Taylor.
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Incredible views from the top (And at several different points along the way). (2017-09-10). Photo by Zachary Taylor.
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