Avalanche Pass

Col Elevation: 3018- feet, 920- meters

Key Col for:Algonquin Peak  (5115 ft/1559 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 920 - 910 m
    (10-meter contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 8' 19'' N, 73° 57' 30'' W
44.138744, -73.958292 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 2097 ft/639 m
Optimistic: 2129 ft/649 m
Average: 2113 ft/644 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Marcy
Prominence Parent: Mount Marcy
Island Parent: Mount Marcy
Ridgewalk Distance:5.87 mi/9.45 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex

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 Avalanche Pass    Algonquin Peak
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RangesContinent: North America / North America
Range2: North America Plains / North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield / Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains / Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Adirondack High Peaks / Adirondack High Peaks
Range6: McIntyre Mountains / 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 MapKeene Valley    K44073b7    1:25,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Algonquin Peak to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Algonquin Peak51152096Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson  
Caribou Pass3445 Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.860.86
Avalanche Mountain3832387Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.281.14
KEY COL: Avalanche Pass3018 Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.711.85
Mount Colden-North Peak456066Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.642.49
Lake Arnold3839 Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.513
Mount Marcy-Northwest Peak4406108Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.933.93
(Unnamed Col)4298 Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.284.2
Little Marcy4744118Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.784.99
(Unnamed Col)4626 Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.215.2
(Ridge Junction)  Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.165.36
LINE PARENT: Mount Marcy53444914Appalachian DivideAusable/Hudson0.515.88
PROM PARENT: Mount Marcy53444914    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Marcy53444914    

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