Elevation

3,895 ft / 1,187 m

Prominence

130 ft / 40 m

Summits

64 summits

Top climbing months

July   29%

August   20%

June   12%

Highlights
  • Viewless peak, named for William B. Nye, a friend of abolitionist John Brown. Nye and Verplanck Colvin discovered that Lake Tear of the Clouds drained to the Hudson River. He was also the guide who famously said, "Hitch Up, Matilda" as he carried Mrs. Fielding across Avalanche Lake.
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