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

69 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 Great Range traverse, Ore Bed Trail to Johns Brook Lodge and From Basin.

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

Routes Used trails & approaches

16% Great Range traverse

14% Ore Bed Trail to Johns Brook Lodge

12% From Basin

11% Orebed Trail, Great Range Trail

11% State Range trail to Gothics col

7% State Range Trail to Saddleback

7% Orebed Brook Trail to Phelps Trail to Garden

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

Comments

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Elevation

4,515 ft / 1,376 m

Prominence

380 ft / 116 m

Height Rank Range

Adirondack Mountains

Location

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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