Saddleback Mountain

Saddleback Mountain is an ADK 46er in the High Peaks Wilderness Area of Adirondack State Park. It is part of the Great Range of the Adirondack Mountains. The 0.2 mile long summit ridge has peaks at each end with a pronounced dip between, giving it the profile of a saddle. Saddleback Mountain is flanked to the southwest by Basin Mountain and to the east by Gothics.

Saddleback Mountain SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by spencernowak

50 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 26, 2015. 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 Great Range traverse, Ore Bed Trail to Johns Brook Lodge and Orebed Trail, Great Range Trail.

Others who’ve summited Saddleback Mountain

  • wskendal
  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • scienceguy288
  • zChris
  • adkapple
  • Holmes
  • pietroka
  • william.adamczak
  • jameslkennedy
  • Big-Alpine
  • tracy
  • Ryme
  • jessicatabs
  • leigh-annewebster
  • langdon-rauchbier
  • Grog
  • curthoffart
  • Rik

Routes Used trails & approaches

18% Great Range traverse

15% Ore Bed Trail to Johns Brook Lodge

13% Orebed Trail, Great Range Trail

12% State Range trail to Gothics col

10% From Basin

6% State Range Trail to Saddleback

6% Orebed Brook Trail to Phelps Trail to Garden

3% State Range Trail to Basin

3% Shorey Short Cut to the range trail

1% Range Trail to Basin

1% Ausable Club Rd., Pyramid-Gothics Tr., Great Range Tr.

1% Great Range Tr., Pyramid-Gothics Tr., Ausable Club Rd.

1% Shorey Shortcut, Red Trail, Phelps Trail

1% Orebed trail and State Range trail


SNAPSHOTedit info


4,515 ft / 1,376 m


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Height Rank Range

Adirondack Mountains


New York, United States

Summited by

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  • wskendal
  • scott
  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • scienceguy288
  • zChris
  • HikeNY
  • adkapple
  • Holmes
  • pietroka
  • PJSelmer
  • MooseHiker

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