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Elevation: 4,626'
Location: 44.16146, -73.71989 View Map  Incorrect?
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Climbing the steep last section of the Diagonal Sl...


12th highest 46er, and among the easiest to access. Outstanding views of the Great Range to the west.

This area is located in the Giant Mountain Wilderness area. Bear Canisters are not required here.

Getting There 

Easy access off NY Route 73 near Keene, NY.

Climbing Season

For the E: High Peaks Region area.

Weather station 7.4 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Giant Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Giant Mountain:
Bottle slide   3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a     Trad, Alpine, 1300'   
Eagle Slide   4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b     Trad, Alpine, 1300'   
Bottleneck   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: On the lower portions of the Bottle Slide

Bottle slide 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a  New York : Adirondacks : ... : Giant Mountain
An easier alternative to the Eagle slide with a similar, though slightly more strenuous bushwhack, especially if one is not doing the Bottleneck (5.5). Most would still call this slide 4th class, though it is less steep overall than the Eagle slide, with less exposure. Exit, if not doing Bottleneck, can be gained by following herd path along base of cliffband to the right (south) or left (north). Left takes you away from the summit but Ive heard can be easier going. Not sure, I went right and f...[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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By Ian Dibbs
Sep 6, 2010
If wishing to do the eagle slide expect a challenging bushwack if you try to make a short cut through the woods. The forest is unbelievably thick in parts and super slow to get through. Watch out for rain, the slide is slippery and potentialy dangerous when wet ! Great views from top !
When you hit the trail at the top it is the common trail for both ADK (DEC) trails #47 and #48, they split about 1/2 mile later

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