Elevation

3,848 ft / 1,173 m

#19 in Vermont

#37,800 in United States

Prominence

3,048 ft / 929 m

#3 in Vermont

#388 in United States

Summits

65 summits

#9 in Vermont

#467 in United States

Top climbing months

October   16%

August   13%

July   12%

Most climbed route

Red Gate Trail to Blue Summit Trail

6.5 mi • 2,793 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
10 summits • 6.5 mi • 2,793 ft gain • 4 hr 28 min

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