Black Mountain, New York

Prominence: 2280 ft, 695 m

Elevation: 2640+ feet, 805+ meters

True Isolation: 21.61 mi, 34.78 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2640 - 2660 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2640 ft / 805 m
    (Range 2640 - 2660 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 36' 24'' N, 73° 31' 52'' W
43.606685, -73.531189 (Dec Deg)
618536 E 4829238 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionWashington (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Black Mountain Washington County New York at Trip Report for Washington, NY by Michael Schwartz Trip Report for Washington, NY by Keith Lynip Trip Report for Washington, NY by Brennan Connelly

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Lists that contain Black Mountain:
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #26)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #75)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #212)
     Fire Tower Challenge (Adirondack/Catskill) (Rank #20)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #31)
     New York County High Points (Rank #16)
     Lake George 12ster Hiking Challenge (Rank #1)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Peak Experiences, Hiking the Highest Summits of New York (Fallesen)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-11-06 by Ben Lostracco
     2009-08-08 by Ben Morrow
     2010-05-03 by Mike Ramel
     2010-06-18 by John Sasso
     2012-03-31 by Doug Harple
     2012-03-31 by Jason Musits (GPS Track)
     2012-05-25 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2012-07-07 by Mike Cirella
     2012-10-08 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2012-12-15 by Matthew Ledwith
     2013-01-19 by Ben Morrow
     2013-08-30 by Alan Bangel
     2014-06-15 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2014-07-28 by Alyssa Losee
     2014-08-24 by Trevor Kent (GPS Track)
     2014-08-30 by Christa Kearsey
     2015-04-25 by Brian Gordon (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by DJ Fortune
     2015-09-19 by Robert Durfee (GPS Track)
     2015-09-20 by Spencer Corcoran
     2015-12-16 by Ed Kobos
     2016-03-05 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2016-12-19 by Jillian Smith (GPS Track)
     2017-05-07 by Crystal Davis
     2017-06-12 by Todd Jennings

View ascents of peak by registered members (203 total)

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The summit of Black Mountain offers this fanstastic and colorful view of Lake George in the fall (2012-10-08).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2280 ft/695 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2320 ft/707 m
  Line Parent: East Dix Mountain
  Key Col: 360 ft/110 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 21.61 mi/34.78 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 43.5483, -73.9542
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Herrick Mountain  (W)
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 MapShelving Rock O43073e5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Black Mountain Fire Tower (2013-06-17). Photo by Jennifer Hopper.
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Black Mountain looking not so black (2017-05-20). Photo by Pat Wymore.
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