Donaldson Mountain

Donaldson Mountain is an ADK 46er in the High Peaks Wilderness Area of Adirondack State Park. The mountain is part of the Seward Mountains of the Adirondacks. Donaldson Mtn. is flanked to the northeast by Seward Mountain and to the south by Mount Emmons.

Donaldson Mountain SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by spencernowak

52 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Oct 10, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Calkins Brook, Herdpath to Emmons and Herdpath from Seward.

Others who’ve summited Donaldson Mountain

  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • xpda
  • Holmes
  • william.adamczak
  • simondemers1
  • 46petebagger
  • jessicatabs
  • leigh-annewebster
  • curthoffart
  • Rik
  • noodleh
  • kristin
  • k2mcbeth
  • franktraver
  • robertocampo

Routes Used trails & approaches

40% Calkins Brook

19% Herdpath to Emmons

17% Herdpath from Seward

9% Ward Brook Leanto

4% Return from Emmons

3% To Seward

3% Return to Seward

1% Bushwhack Down Back side of Emmons


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4,140 ft / 1,262 m


138 ft / 42 m

Height Rank Range

Adirondack Mountains


New York, United States

Summited by

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  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • xpda
  • HikeNY
  • newenglandwarrior
  • Holmes
  • PJSelmer
  • scatterbone
  • gingervine
  • Telemarkmike
  • VinceB
  • william.adamczak

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