Balsam Cap, New York

Prominence: 243 ft, 74 m

Elevation: 3623 feet, 1104 meters

True Isolation: 0.71 mi, 1.14 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3622 ft / 1104 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 58' 38'' N, 74° 21' 27'' W
41.977204, -74.357412 (Dec Deg)
553237 E 4647445 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionUlster

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Lists that contain Balsam Cap:
     Catskill 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #24)
     Catskill 3500 Club List (Rank #22)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 452
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 392)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2006-07-30 by Greg Saltsman
     2008-04-20 by Rich Zillig
     2008-11-01 by Ted Wallace
     2010-03-06 by Ted Wallace
     2010-09-19 by Joe Dorohovech
     2011-07-09 by Michael Rider
     2012-05-19 by Brian Lubbert
     2013-01-12 by Jamie Kipp
     2013-03-09 by Christopher Anderson
     2014-04-18 by Jeff Hicks
     2014-08-29 by Cynthia Chan
     2014-11-01 by Deb & Rob Osterhoudt
     2014-11-15 by Brian Reilly
     2015-01-24 by Lawrence Cathcart
     2015-03-18 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-04-11 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-11-27 by Ryan Persichilli
     2015-12-25 by David Leone
     2016-02-13 by Cynthia Chan
     2016-07-17 by Ralph Gaboury (GPS Track)
     2016-08-13 by Jake McDougle
     2016-11-10 by Christopher Higgins (GPS Track)
     2017-02-04 by Jeremy McKeon
     2017-04-18 by Dwight Wolf
     2017-09-02 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2017-10-07 by Jonathan Koop (GPS Track)
     2019-01-28 by Jillian Smith (GPS Track)
     2019-02-09 by Mohsin Adnan
     2019-11-03 by Christine Rounds
     2020-06-01 by David Rockwell
     2021-04-03 by Colin Thomas (GPS Track)
     2022-01-04 by Jacob Kitson
     2022-01-15 by John Harrington (GPS Track)
     2022-01-16 by Richard Feagin
     2022-06-04 by David Oakes (GPS Track)

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Balsam cap (2014-05-24). Photo by ALBA LOPEZ.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 243 ft/74 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 263 ft/80 m
  Key Col: 3380 ft/1030 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.71 mi/1.14 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.9867, -74.3625
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Friday Mountain  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Catskill Mountains
Range5: Southern Catskills
Drainage BasinsMajor Triple Divide Point
New York Harbor
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
New York Harbor
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Delaware Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Catskill State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Slide Mountain SWA
Topo MapWest Shokan O41074h3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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