Whales Tail Mountain

Whales Tail Mountain is a 2,930 ft / 893 m mountain peak near Lake Placid, New York, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 257th highest mountain in New York and the 36773rd highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Wright Peak, T R Mountain, Mount Jo, Phelps Mountain, West Wright Peak, and Algonquin Peak. See the Whales Tail Mountain map, 3D fly around, and the Whales Tail Mountain photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Whales Tail Mountain SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by Telemarkmike

1 member reports climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Dec 20, 2014. Below is the trip report and shared pictures from their climb.

Routes Used trails & approaches

50% Same as the route up

50% Bushwhack from the Whales Tail Ski Trail


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2,930 ft / 893 m


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Height Rank

#301 in New York

#38577 in United States


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New York, United States

Summited by

  • Telemarkmike

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