Hough Peak

Hough Peak is a 4,400 ft / 1,341 m mountain peak in the Adirondack Mountains in New York, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 28th highest mountain in New York and the 29671st highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Carson Peak, Beck-horn, Dix Mountain, Grace Peak, Macomb Mountain, and Spotted Mountain. Hough Peak belongs to the Northeast 4000 Footers, and the Adirondack 46er High Peaks peak lists. See the Hough Peak map, 3D fly around, and the Hough Peak photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Hough Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by spencernowak

56 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Nov 1, 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 Herdpath from South Dix, Herdpath to Lillian Brook Herdpath to Elk Lake Trail and Herdpath to the Beckhorn.

Others who’ve summited Hough Peak

  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • zChris
  • HikeNY
  • Holmes
  • fred
  • william.adamczak
  • simondemers1
  • loonee1
  • chancheroo
  • jessicatabs
  • Quietstream
  • leigh-annewebster
  • curthoffart
  • Rik
  • kristin
  • gttremblay
  • k2mcbeth
  • franktraver
  • robertocampo

Routes Used trails & approaches

35% Herdpath from South Dix

18% Herdpath to Lillian Brook Herdpath to Elk Lake Trail

10% Herdpath to the Beckhorn

10% Herdpath to Dix Trail

6% herdpath from the Beckhorn

6% Dix Range Traverse

3% Social Trails

3% Herdpaths, including one following stream down

1% Lillian Brook to Elk Lake

1% Herdpath to South Dix

1% Yellow Trail to Dix, over Beckhorn, Herdpath to Hough


SNAPSHOTedit info


4,400 ft / 1,341 m


390 ft / 119 m

Height Rank Range

Adirondack Mountains


New York, United States

Summited by

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  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • zChris
  • HikeNY
  • newenglandwarrior
  • Holmes
  • Hobbit
  • PJSelmer
  • scatterbone
  • fred
  • scottolsen
  • gingervine

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