Phelps Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Essex County, New York. It is within High Peaks Wilderness and Adirondack Park. It is a mile long and begins at 2,836 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,341 feet. The trail ends near Phelps Mountain (elevation 4,140 feet).
Phelps Mountain Trail Professional Review and Guide
"For a close- up view of Mount Marcy as well as other neighboring
4,000-footers and to peer down at Avalanche Lake at the bottom
of an impressive, elongated ravine."
--Lisa Densmore Ballard, Hiking the Adirondacks: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Falcon Guides).
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