12th highest 46er, and among the easiest to access. Outstanding views of the Great Range to the west.
Easy access off NY Route 73 near Keene, NY.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Giant Mountain:
Eagle Slide 4th Trad, Alpine, 1300 feet, Grade II
Bottleneck 5.5 Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 80 feet, Grade II
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Eagle Slide 4th NY : Adirondacks : ... : Giant Mountain
This is an excellent, airy route up to the summit of Giant Mountain. Around 1000 vertical feet of slab climbing on the scenic west face. Rather than hiking through the trees, smear up (generally) clean anorthosite and take in the views. This a short day hike relative to other ADK 46ers. The most dangerous part is scrambling up the colluvium in the stream headwaters--watch out for falling rocks....[more] Browse More Classics in NY