Jay Mountain | C'est Notre Monde

A unique point of view on the Adirondacks

Hiking Moderate

Distance
11 km
Ascent
724 m
Descent
724 m
Duration
3-4 hrs
Low Point
444 m
High Point
1.1 km
Gradient
10˚
Jay Mountain | C'est Notre Monde Map

Description

C’est Notre Monde presents a surprising hike on the lesser known Jay Mountain, of the Adirondacks. The Jay Mountain Wilderness Area is situated just North East of the High Peaks region, offering an unobstructed view of the surrounding landscapes. On one side, the Adirondacks, an imposing chain of peaks including Whiteface, Algonquin and Marcy. On the other side, Lake Champlain with Burlington and the Green Mountains nestled in the background. Overall, Jay Mountain is an uncrowded summit with incredible views, and magical snowy landscapes. C’est Notre Monde outlines an easily accessible hike, perfect for those who love solitude and want to discover the splendor of the Adirondacks!

https://www.cnotremonde.com/new-york/jay-mountain/

Jay Mountain est une randonnée parfaite pour découvrir la beauté qu’offre les Adirondacks sans fournir trop d’effort. Le panorama sur les Highs Peak et les Green Mountain est tout simplement remarquable.

Difficulty

Moderate

Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Features

  • Alpine
  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Dog friendly
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Family friendly
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation