Elevation

3,840 ft / 1,170 m

#19 in Vermont

#39,277 in United States

Prominence

3,040 ft / 927 m

#3 in Vermont

#394 in United States

Summits

74 summits

#9 in Vermont

#487 in United States

Top climbing months

October   16%

July   13%

August   13%

Most climbed route

Red Gate Trail to Blue Summit Trail

6.3 mi • 2,789 ft gain

Highlights

  • Highest peak in the Taconic Mountains, 3rd most prominent in Vermont
  • Rises over 3,000 ft above the town of Manchester, VT
  • Skyline Drive paved autoroad goes to the summit Skyline Inn. From here there's a short trail to Lookout Rock
  • A secluded Carthusian monastery lies on Equinox's western slopes, closed to the public
11 summits • 6.3 mi • 2,789 ft gain • 3 hr 39 min

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