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Esther Mountain Trail

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Length

1.1 Miles 1.7 Kilometers

81%

Runnable

Elevation

386' 118 m

Ascent

-115' -35 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

4,243' 1,293 m

High

3,972' 1,211 m

Low

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Minor Issues 29 days ago
Muddy, Some Mud History

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This is the trail leading to the summit of Esther Mountain, number 28 of the High Peaks 46'ers.

John Maurizi

Overview

Features: Fall Colors — River/Creek [Add/Remove]
Dogs: Leashed

Description [Suggest Changes]

You can only access the Esther Mountain Trail by first taking the Whiteface Mountain Trail. There are no views the entire length of the Esther Mountain Trail. While there are not many steep sections over this one mile trail, it is often filled with water and mud. This is due to erosion of the trail and inadequate drainage. When I took the trail, it was clear for several days but the trail was like running a stream. Be prepared to get wet.

There is no view from the summit which is buried amongst thickets and underbrush. It's very anticlimactic however, there is a metal plaque cemented to a rock identifying the summit.

Contacts

Land Manager: NY DEC - Region 5 Office

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