Pokamoonshine Mountain, New York

Prominence: 328 ft, 100 m

Elevation: 2165+ feet, 660+ meters

True Isolation: 0.97 mi, 1.56 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 660 - 670 m
    (10-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2165 ft / 660 m
    (Range 660 - 670 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 24' 7'' N, 73° 30' 48'' W
44.401982, -73.513242 (Dec Deg)
618392 E 4917597 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2003-07-02 by Erik Kellerman
     2008-06-15 by Ben Morrow
     2013-01-05 by Christopher Anderson
     2013-03-11 by Ben Morrow
     2013-08-03 by Alan Bangel
     2013-08-25 by Thomas Caruso
     2013-09-08 by Trevor Kent
     2014-06-28 by Maribeth Williams (Unsuccessful)
     2014-08-03 by Deb & Rob Osterhoudt
     2014-10-12 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2015-03-24 by Lawrence Cathcart
     2015-05-30 by DJ Fortune
     2015-08-14 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2015-10-11 by Crystal Davis
     2015-11-29 by Dave Dunham (GPS Track)
     2016-10-09 by Sylvain Louhaur (GPS Track)
     2016-12-31 by Brian Gordon (GPS Track)
     2017-03-18 by Tim Webb (GPS Track)
     2017-04-11 by Mike Shaw (GPS Track)
     2017-07-25 by Nick Drumm
     2017-09-13 by Alyssa Losee
     2017-09-13 by Christa Kearsey
     2017-11-18 by Lori Semprevio

View ascents of peak by registered members (209 total)

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We were looking for a short climb to view a sunset and a meteor show. This was a very rocky and moderately steep all the way up. We were tuning up for a Saturday climb of Lower & Upper Wolfjaws and Armstrong Mountains.
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Pokamoonshine Mountain Fire Tower (2013-05-12). Photo by Jennifer Hopper.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 328 ft/100 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 392 ft/120 m
  Key Col: 1837 ft/560 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.97 mi/1.56 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.405, -73.5325
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Carl Mountain  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Eastern Adirondacks
Drainage BasinsLake Champlain
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Adirondack State Park
Topo MapAu Sable Forks K44073d5 1:25,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Tower with hoar ice (2015-11-29). Photo by Dave Dunham.
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With my friend Jacques (2017-11-18). Photo by Lori Semprevio.
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