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Table Top Mountain

This is a climb up to the wooded summit of Table Top from Adirondack Loj Heart Lake.
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Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 10.3 miles
Duration: Full day
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Overview :  This is a straightforward climb up Table Top from the Adirondack Loj at Heart Lake. You will follow the Von Hoevenberg trail to just ... more »

Tips:  Heart Lake Adirondack Loj Trailhead:
From Exit 30 take Route 73 towards Lake Placid for 26.5 miles. Take a left onto Adirondack Loj... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Adirondack Loj Hear Lake Trailhead

Parking here is $10 per day. Head on down the most traveled trail towards Marcy Dam after signing into the register.

2. Marcy Dam

Here you will want to find the trail towards Mt. Marcy called Von Hoevenberg. Follow this to the herdpath up Tabletop.

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3. Herd Path up Tabletop

Here you will depart the Von Hoevenberg Trail and start heading up Tabletop.

4. Summit of Table Top

At 4,413 feet you are the wooded summit of Table Top. There are a few views from lookouts south of the summit but not much. At least you got to check off another 46er. If you have energy when you are descending and time left in the day you always have the option of running up Phelps as well to get two peaks in one day, and Phelps has much... More

5. Side trip to Indian Falls

When you are this close to a beautiful waterfall you definitely need to put in the extra effort to walk over and check it out! From here head back down the way you came, running up Phelps only if you have the time and energy!

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6. Phelps Trail Option

Here is the trail up Phelps if you have the energy on the way out after Tabletop.