Giant Mountain

Giant Mountain is in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Park, New York. The prominent rock slides on the mountain's steep western face and its location away from most other large peaks make it quite an imposing figure, leading to its name. The two most popular routes climb the southern ridge of the mountain, meeting up about a mile south of the summit. Rocky Peak Ridge, another ADK 46er, lies nearby, and can be bagged in the a same day outing. Eagle Slide on Giant is a classic and challenging slide route up the west face of the peak.

Giant Mountain SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by scott

168 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Oct 15, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Giant Mountain

  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • scienceguy288
  • realhillboarding
  • pclimber
  • zChris
  • HikeNY
  • adkapple
  • Holmes
  • pietroka
  • corrigan
  • jmosher
  • scatterbone
  • moetard333
  • paulwentworth
  • william.adamczak
  • JesseCimino
  • edwandall
  • laura12065
  • loonee1
  • ThunderTundra
  • rupe
  • Hellbeez
  • Big-Alpine
  • kevin.bronson.71
  • tracy
  • Ryme
  • 46petebagger
  • JessS
  • jessicatabs
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Routes Used trails & approaches

25% Ridge Trail (Chapel Pond Trail)

15% Roaring Brook Trail

12% Rocky Peak Ridge

11% Zander Scott - Roaring Brook

11% Ridge Trail from Chapel Pond, Rocky Peak Trail

8% Roaring Brook Trail to Giants Washbowl

5% Chapel Pond

3% Rocky Peak Trail, Ridge Trail to Chapel Pond

2% south trail

0% Herdpath, finger slide and Roaring Brook trail

0% Hopkins

0% Same trail

0% Finger slide up west face


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4,627 ft / 1,410 m


2,953 ft / 900 m

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Adirondack Mountains


New York, United States

Summited by

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  • scott
  • catamount
  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • scienceguy288
  • realhillboarding
  • pclimber
  • zChris
  • HikeNY
  • akrasny94
  • adkapple
  • newenglandwarrior

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