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

85 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Apr 6, 2014. 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 Ridge Trail (Chapel Pond Trail), Roaring Brook Trail and Ridge Trail from Chapel Pond, Rocky Peak Trail.

Others who’ve claimed Giant Mountain

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

Routes Used trails & approaches

26% Ridge Trail (Chapel Pond Trail)

20% Roaring Brook Trail

13% Ridge Trail from Chapel Pond, Rocky Peak Trail

12% Zander Scott - Roaring Brook

10% Rocky Peak Ridge

6% Roaring Brook Trail to Giants Washbowl

4% Chapel Pond

3% Rocky Peak Trail, Ridge Trail to Chapel Pond

1% Herdpath, finger slide and Roaring Brook trail

1% Hopkins

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Elevation

4,627 ft / 1,410 m

Prominence

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Height Rank Range

Adirondack Mountains

Location

New York, United States

Claimed by

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  • scott
  • catamount
  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • realhillboarding
  • pclimber
  • zChris
  • HikeNY
  • akrasny94
  • adkapple
  • Holmes
  • pietroka

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