Hunter Mountain, New York

Prominence: 2140 ft, 652 m

Elevation: 4040+ feet, 1231+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 14.7 mi, 23.66 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4040 - 4060 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4039 ft / 1231 m
    (Range 4039 - 4059 ft)
SubpeaksHunter Mountain-Southwest Peak (3740 ft/1140 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 10' 40'' N; 74° 13' 49'' W
42.177724, -74.230172 (Dec Deg)
563578E 4669796N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionGreene (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Hunter Mountain New York at Trip Report for Greene, NY by Daniel Case Trip Report for Greene, NY by Ken Akerman Trip Report for Greene, NY by Daniel Case Trip Report for Greene, NY by Richard Garland Trip Report for Greene, NY by Brennan Connelly

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Lists that contain Hunter Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #504)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #93)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #4)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #22)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #223)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #122)
     Fire Tower Challenge (Adirondack/Catskill) (Rank #1)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #43)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #96)
     New York County High Points (Rank #4)
     Catskill 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #2)
     Northeastern Wilderness High Points (Rank #11)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1990-10-07 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2003-07-06 by Alan Bangel
     2004-04-23 by Richard Spalinger
     2010-05-01 by Ben Morrow
     2010-07-01 by Mark Hadz
     2010-09-05 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2010-11-13 by Joe Dorohovech
     2011-06-18 by Mike Wright
     2013-02-10 by John Harrington (GPS Track)
     2013-05-05 by Stewart McGuire
     2013-07-10 by Luc Tremblay
     2014-06-28 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2015-02-01 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-06-07 by Jimmy Bielli
     2015-07-17 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2015-09-26 by Jeff Hicks
     2015-09-26 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-11-01 by Crystal Davis
     2015-12-05 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2016-01-15 by Brian Nentwick
     2016-01-30 by Nick Hepler (GPS Track)
     2016-01-31 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2016-03-05 by Cynthia Chan
     2016-05-09 by Jen Masa (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (449 total)

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Hunter Mountain - FireTower (2015-05-24). Photo by Brian Gordon.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2140 ft/652 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2180 ft/664 m
  Line Parent: Slide Mountain
  Key Col: Highmount, NY    1900 ft/579 m
Isolation14.7 mi/23.66 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Slide Mountain  (SSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Catskill Mountains
Range5: Central Catskills (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSchohaire (HP)
New York Harbor
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Catskill State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Hunter-West Kill Mountain SWA (Highest Point)
Topo MapHunter O42074b2 1:24,000
Ski AreaHunter
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Colonel's Chair Lift 3190 ft/972 m
Vertical Gain: 850 ft/259 m
Distance (one way): 2.7 mi/4.35 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Fire tower as seen along the Hunter Mountain Trail at Hunter-West Kill Wilderness; West Kill, Greene County (2016-01-30). Photo by Nick Hepler.
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