Elevation

4,057 ft / 1,237 m

#53 in New York

#34,334 in United States

Prominence

750 ft / 229 m

#131 in New York

#2,867 in United States

Summits

129 summits

#32 in New York

#141 in United States

Top climbing months

August   16%

June   15%

July   14%

Most climbed route

Colvin from Lake Rd. Trail

14.8 mi • 3,885 ft gain

Highlights

  • Mount Colvin is an ADK 46er in the Adirondack Mountains of Adirondack Park, New York.
  • Offers excellent views of many other Adirondack High Peaks including: Giant, Rocky Peak Ridge, Upper Wolfjaw, Lower Wolfjaw, Armstrong, Sawteeth, Gothics, Saddleback, Basin, Tabletop, Marcy, Haystack, Redfield, Allen, Nippletop, Dial, and Blake.
  • Named after Verplanck Colvin, an explorer of the Adirondacks and the director of the survey which mapped the region. After naming many other peaks and geographic features, he chose this less-prominent mountain to name after himself.
24 summits • 14.8 mi • 3,885 ft gain • 11 hr 49 min
22 summits • 12.8 mi • 3,728 ft gain • 7 hr 46 min
1 summit • 17.3 mi • 4,389 ft gain • 47 hr 57 min
1 summit • 18.2 mi • 6,234 ft gain • 9 hr 24 min
1 summit • 16.3 mi • 4,085 ft gain • 11 hr 36 min

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