Balsam Mountain, New York

Prominence: 570 ft, 173 m

Elevation: 3600+ feet, 1097+ meters

True Isolation: 2.25 mi, 3.63 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3600 - 3620 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3600 ft / 1097 m
    (Range 3600 - 3620 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 5' 27'' N, 74° 29' 17'' W
42.090932, -74.488016 (Dec Deg)
542341 E 4659999 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionUlster

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     Catskill 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #27)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 516
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 454)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-10-11 by Dennis Van Amburgh
     2009-01-06 by Dennis Van Amburgh
     2009-08-03 by Brennan Connelly
     2009-11-22 by James Barlow
     2011-06-12 by Mike Wright
     2012-02-06 by Matt Sedlak (GPS Track)
     2012-03-04 by Mike Wright
     2013-08-19 by Jeff Hicks
     2014-03-03 by Jeff Hicks
     2014-04-06 by Sean Sharp
     2015-03-07 by Steve Welgoss
     2015-12-26 by Crystal Davis
     2016-01-30 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2016-02-22 by Nick Hepler (GPS Track)
     2016-03-20 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2016-04-10 by Nick Hepler (GPS Track)
     2016-10-29 by Crystal Davis
     2016-12-03 by Melissa Hoffmann
     2017-01-05 by Christopher Higgins (GPS Track)
     2017-01-11 by Robert Murray (GPS Track)
     2018-01-02 by Jake Campbell (GPS Track)
     2018-03-20 by Jillian Smith (GPS Track)
     2018-08-25 by Christopher Higgins (GPS Track)
     2019-03-24 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2019-08-27 by Jake Campbell (GPS Track)
     2019-10-06 by Matthew Nagowski (GPS Track)
     2020-01-02 by Ed Kobos
     2020-02-22 by Colin Thomas (GPS Track)
     2020-03-06 by David Rockwell
     2020-03-27 by AJ Darling (GPS Track)
     2020-04-25 by Ed Kobos

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 570 ft/173 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 610 ft/185 m
  Key Col: 3030 ft/924 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.25 mi/3.63 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 42.0617, -74.5075
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Big Indian Mountain  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Catskill Mountains
Range5: Southwest Catskills
Drainage Basins
New York Harbor
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

East Branch Delaware
Delaware Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Catskill State Park
Topo MapShandaken O42074a4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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