Mount Skylight

Mount Skylight is a 4,926 ft / 1,501 m mountain peak in the Adirondack Mountains in New York, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain in New York and the 26715th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Gray Peak, Mount Marcy, Mount Redfield, McDonnel Mountain, Mount Haystack, and Little Haystack. Mount Skylight belongs to the Northeast 4000 Footers, and the Adirondack 46er High Peaks peak lists. See the Mount Skylight map, 3D fly around, and the Mt. Skylight photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Mount Skylight SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by spencernowak

59 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 21, 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 Four Corners approach, From Marcy and tahawus to lake colden.

Others who’ve summited Mount Skylight

  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • scienceguy288
  • zChris
  • adkapple
  • RunningWolf
  • william.adamczak
  • simondemers1
  • loonee1
  • jessicatabs
  • leigh-annewebster
  • curthoffart
  • Rik
  • kristin
  • gttremblay
  • k2mcbeth
  • ryanchristian22
  • franktraver
  • robertocampo
  • OperationAlaska

Routes Used trails & approaches

70% Four Corners approach

9% From Marcy

9% tahawus to lake colden

6% to Lake Colden

3% Back to Heart Lake

1% Same route up


SNAPSHOTedit info


4,926 ft / 1,501 m


577 ft / 176 m

Height Rank Range

Adirondack Mountains


New York, United States

Summited by

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  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • scienceguy288
  • zChris
  • HikeNY
  • adkapple
  • newenglandwarrior
  • Holmes
  • PJSelmer
  • SteveG
  • scatterbone
  • scottolsen

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