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Allen Mountain, New York - Hiking

Adirondacks, New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

Allen Mountain, New York Statistics

Difficulty

Very hard

Distance

30 KM

Elevation gain

1,325 meters

What are the activities at Allen Mountain, New York ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Allen Mountain, New York?

Allen Mountain is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. It is part of the Marcy Group of the Great Range of the Adirondack Mountains, and is flanked to the north by Mount Skylight. The south side of Allen Mountain drains into White Lily Brook, thence into the Boreas Ponds, the Boreas River, the Hudson River, and into New York Bay. The southwest side drains into Dudley Brook, thence into the Opalescent River, and the Hudson River. The northwest side drains into Allen Brook, thence into Skylight Brook, and Dudley Brook. The northeast side drains into Marcy Brook, thence into Stillwater Inlet, Upper Ausable Lake, and the Ausable River, which drains into Lake Champlain, and ultimately into Canada's Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The east side drains into Sand Brook, and thence into Stillwater Inlet. Allen Mountain is in the High Peaks Wilderness Area of Adirondack State Park and was named for Frederick B. Allen (1840–1925) in 1869. Many experienced hikers in the area consider Allen Mountain to be the most difficult to climb of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks.


What are the services on site?

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Access fee $ 0.00
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Coordinates
-73.939912
44.071037

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Joanna Fields

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It's a real pleasure to go there.

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Tiana Coster

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Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Allen Mountain, New York ?

Very hard

What is the elevation of Allen Mountain, New York?

1325.00 M

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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