Mt. Skylight from Four Corners

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New York, United States, North America
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Created On: Mar 3, 2005
Last Edited On: Mar 3, 2005


Their are 3 options for getting to Four Corners: from Elk Lake on the Elk Lake Trail(see Dix Mountain), or Calamity Brook Trail from flowed Lands and Lake Colden (see Mt. Colden), and the trial that comes down the South Ridge of Marcy (see Mt. Marcy).

Route Description

Blazes- Red
Miles from Four Corners 0.5
Elevation - Summit = 4,926 ft. (1501m)
from Four Corners 578 ft. (176m)

From Four Corner thake the Red Trail up.
It is a steady climb up a wet, rocky trail to the timberline at 0.4 miles.
The Grade is easier on the alpine medow, please stick to the path. (DO THE ROCK WALK)
Carins mark the trail to the 0.5 miles

Essential Gear

Basic day hike gear for summer and winter.

if you take a rock from the base of the mountain, bring it to the summit and place it on one of the HUGE carins at the summit it will not rain on your way down.
But if you don't you will get rained on, big time.

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Mt. Skylight from Four Corners

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