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

74 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Oct 7, 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 Great Range traverse, From Basin and Ore Bed Trail to Johns Brook Lodge.

Others who’ve summited Saddleback Mountain

  • wskendal
  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • scienceguy288
  • zChris
  • adkapple
  • Holmes
  • pietroka
  • william.adamczak
  • simondemers1
  • jameslkennedy
  • Big-Alpine
  • tracy
  • Ryme
  • jessicatabs
  • leigh-annewebster
  • langdon-rauchbier
  • Grog
  • curthoffart
  • Rik
  • kristin
  • gttremblay
  • k2mcbeth
  • ryanchristian22
  • franktraver
  • BigTom
  • robertocampo

Routes Used trails & approaches

16% Great Range traverse

13% From Basin

13% Ore Bed Trail to Johns Brook Lodge

11% Orebed Trail, Great Range Trail

11% State Range trail to Gothics col

8% Orebed Brook Trail to Phelps Trail to Garden

7% State Range Trail to Saddleback

3% State Range Trail to Basin

2% Range Trail to Basin

2% Shorey Shortcut, Red Trail, Phelps Trail

2% Orebed trail and State Range trail

2% Shorey Short Cut to the range trail

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

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

1% Over Gothics to Beaver Meadow Falls trail


SNAPSHOTedit info


4,515 ft / 1,376 m


380 ft / 116 m

Height Rank Range

Adirondack Mountains


New York, United States

Summited by

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

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