Elevation

3,895 ft / 1,187 m

#70 in New York

#35,020 in United States

Prominence

130 ft / 40 m

#489 in New York

#8,707 in United States

Summits

102 summits

#48 in New York

#177 in United States

Top climbing months

July   27%

August   16%

June   10%

Highlights

  • Viewless peak, named for William B. Nye, a friend of abolitionist John Brown. Nye and Verplanck Colvin discovered that Lake Tear of the Clouds drained to the Hudson River. He was also the guide who famously said, "Hitch Up, Matilda" as he carried Mrs. Fielding across Avalanche Lake.

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