4,620 ft / 1,408 m


1,345 ft / 410 m


118 summits

Top climbing months

August   17%

September  15%

June   15%

Most climbed route

Bear Den-Dial Trail

"High peaks 5 & 6 Dial and Nippletop, with a stop at Fish Hawk Cliffs. This was a long day, over 12 hours. The trails were extremely muddy. Owen complained a little on the way out, but never gave up. Once we hit the road he had renewed enthusiasm and we finished the hike out with a nice couple who had just finished Blake and Colvin. Original plan was to do Dial, Nippletop, and fish hawk in that order. While signing in I had a conversation with a gentleman who said he preferred to do it in the opposite order. Walk the road in, go to fish hawk Nippletop, Dial and then out. That is what we " - pacofive_o, Dec 7, 2018
"My very first High Peaks! Hiking to Dial, Nippletop Mountain And five other summits to make for an Epic day in the mountains with some great friends,, Very warm day @ 42degrees with the humidity factor and the black flies were biting,, great breeze on the summits, Beautiful day to be in the Adirondack Mountains" - ramjet1963, Jun 30, 2018
"46er #14 - Was a VERY hot day and I was exhausted by the time we got here. But WOW those were some good views - Looking down on Indian Head and even Sawteeth like they're "small"!" - RangersApprentice, Jun 30, 2018
"Nipple Top ascent by the Elk Pass with my wife Brigitte Doyon This was a Hike that had everything: Rain, snow, cold weather and sunshine. We started this hike early in the morning (around 6h50am) We arrived at St Huberts parking lot and it was almost full. It was raining a little. As we started our ascent the rain stopped. Then the cold started to settled in. Our gloves were quickly soaked wet as we needed to use our hands a lot. As we got closer to Nipple top the snow was more and more present. It was beautiful to see that. Upon arriving at the summit we were alone my wife and I. Then" - CPaquin, Sep 30, 2017
"Combined this peak with Dial. We reached the summit of Nippletop at noon exactly. Rested for about 15 minutes or so then descended towards Elk Lake. Made it back to the car around 5pm." - jackmhare, Jun 17, 2017



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