Mount Colvin

Mount Colvin is an ADK 46er in the Adirondack Mountains of Adirondack Park, New York. Mount Colvin offers excellent views of a number of other Adirondack High Peaks, most notably the peaks that comprise the Great Range. High Peaks that are readily visible from Colvin include Giant, Rocky Peak Ridge, Upper Wolfjaw, Lower Wolfjaw, Armstrong, Sawteeth, Gothics, Saddleback, Basin, Tabletop, Marcy, Haystack, Redfield, Allen, Nippletop, Dial, and Blake. The mountain is named after Verplanck Colvin, an explorer of the Adirondacks and the director of the survey which mapped the region. After naming many other peaks and geographic features, he chose this less-prominent mountain to name after himself.

Mount Colvin SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by spencernowak

37 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jun 21, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Mount Colvin

  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • zChris
  • HikeNY
  • Holmes
  • scatterbone
  • tlipovski
  • william.adamczak
  • loonee1
  • tracy

Routes Used trails & approaches

22% Colvin Trail to Lake Rd.

22% Gill Brook to Mt. Colvin from Lake Road

18% Colvin from Lake Rd. Trail

12% To Blake

6% from Elk Lake over Pinnacle and Blake

6% From Blake

4% Elk Pass to Colvin

2% Back to Elk Lake

2% same

2% covin to nippletop

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Elevation

4,057 ft / 1,237 m

Prominence

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Height Rank Range

Adirondack Mountains

Location

New York, United States

Summited by

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  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • zChris
  • HikeNY
  • Holmes
  • Christopher
  • PJSelmer
  • Oddvar
  • MooseHiker
  • scatterbone
  • Telemarkmike
  • tlipovski

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