Bear Mountain, Connecticut

Prominence: 446 ft, 136 m

Elevation: 2326 feet, 709 meters

True Isolation: 1.42 mi, 2.29 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 2325 ft / 709 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 2' 42'' N, 73° 27' 18'' W
42.045081, -73.455138 (Dec Deg)
627853 E 4655936 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLitchfield

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 486
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 437)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1987-06-09 by Dennis Stewart
     2006-08-25 by G. Ringle
     2008-01-24 by Chris Flynn
     2008-07-19 by Benjamin Schak
     2011-04-10 by Dwight Bell (GPS Track)
     2012-02-20 by Ken Morris
     2012-03-27 by Jean André Laverdure
     2012-11-23 by Chris Calabrese
     2013-04-14 by Chris Calabrese
     2013-05-03 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2013-06-09 by William Musser
     2013-11-02 by Lawrence Peck
     2014-06-08 by Steve Fentner
     2014-08-24 by Chris Calabrese
     2015-01-03 by Chris Calabrese
     2015-04-11 by Jean André Laverdure (GPS Track)
     2015-06-06 by Michael Vecchiarelli
     2015-12-24 by Eric Lombardo (GPS Track)
     2016-01-18 by Chris Calabrese
     2016-03-13 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)
     2016-03-13 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)
     2016-06-04 by Dan Petit
     2016-06-04 by Crystal Davis
     2017-01-12 by Spencer Corcoran
     2017-04-14 by Elizabeth Peeler
     2017-07-03 by Oliver Staley
     2017-09-10 by Matthew Maurer (GPS Track)
     2020-08-26 by Roy Antonio
     2020-10-25 by charles tiedemann (GPS Track)
     2021-03-27 by charles tiedemann (GPS Track)
     2021-04-26 by Timothy Hutchings (GPS Track)
     2021-06-28 by J Taylor (GPS Track)
     2021-07-29 by Jamie Meyers
     2022-04-30 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2022-06-15 by Jamie Meyers
     2022-08-03 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)
     2022-09-29 by Michael Noel

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Like, seriously, that's about as pretty a view as you can get (2012-09-16). Photo by Robert Larkin.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 446 ft/136 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 446 ft/136 m
  Line Parent: Mount Frissell
  Key Col: 1880 ft/573 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.42 mi/2.29 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 42.0508, -73.4817
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Frissell  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Taconic Range
Range5: Southern Taconic Range
Drainage BasinsHousatonic
Long Island Sound
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapAshley Falls O42073a3 1:25,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail: Appalachian Trail
Trailhead: 700 ft/213 m
Vertical Gain: 1626 ft/496 m
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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Fun scrambling section on Bear Mountain (2021-10-16). Photo by Chris L.
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