Blackhead, New York

Prominence: 500 ft, 152 m

Elevation: 3940+ feet, 1201+ meters

True Isolation: 0.89 mi, 1.42 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3940 - 3960 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3939 ft / 1201 m
    (Range 3939 - 3959 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 16' 4'' N, 74° 6' 17'' W
42.267745, -74.104703 (Dec Deg)
573835 E 4679892 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionGreene

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     Catskill 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #4)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 965
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 852)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2000-05-29 by Joseph Hirniak
     2009-03-21 by Alan Bangel
     2010-10-24 by Debbie Melita
     2012-01-02 by Mike Wright
     2012-02-04 by Brian Lubbert
     2012-03-15 by Michelle Gillin
     2012-03-20 by John Harrington (GPS Track)
     2012-04-01 by Brian Lubbert
     2013-05-04 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2013-11-09 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2014-04-12 by Sean Sharp
     2014-09-07 by josh johnson
     2014-10-25 by Deb & Rob Osterhoudt
     2014-10-26 by Matthew Ledwith
     2015-01-19 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-03-21 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-05-03 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-08-02 by Eric Lombardo (GPS Track)
     2016-01-24 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2016-04-03 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2016-08-20 by Jake McDougle
     2016-09-11 by Derek English
     2016-10-09 by Melissa Hoffmann
     2017-06-07 by Nicholas Daniel
     2017-11-20 by Jake Campbell (GPS Track)
     2018-02-17 by Ed Kobos
     2018-06-10 by Jacob Kitson
     2018-10-20 by Spencer Corcoran
     2018-11-23 by Ed Kobos
     2019-02-09 by Colin Thomas (GPS Track)
     2019-05-11 by David Oakes (GPS Track)
     2019-06-29 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)
     2020-02-14 by Jake Campbell (GPS Track)
     2020-02-23 by Greg Whalin (GPS Track)
     2020-03-18 by David Rockwell
     2020-05-31 by AJ Darling (GPS Track)
     2020-09-26 by Matthew Nagowski (GPS Track)
     2020-10-10 by Crystal Davis
     2020-11-25 by Timothy Hutchings (GPS Track)
     2021-01-27 by Lily Grossbard
     2021-02-20 by Jeremy Knopp
     2021-02-20 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)
     2021-05-31 by Colin Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-07-05 by Dan Schaffer (GPS Track)
     2021-10-24 by Keith Longface (GPS Track)
     2022-01-02 by Crystal Davis
     2022-03-05 by Justin Metzger (GPS Track)

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Blackhead Mountain in the Catskills from Black Dome (2007-08-18). Photo by Eric Koppel.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 500 ft/152 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 540 ft/164 m
  Line Parent: Black Dome
  Key Col: 3440 ft/1049 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.89 mi/1.42 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 42.27, -74.1217
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Black Dome  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Catskill Mountains
Range5: Northern Catskills
Range6: Blackhead Range
Drainage Basins
New York Harbor
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

New York Harbor
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Catskill State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Windham-Blackhead Range SWA
Topo MapFreehold O42074c1 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: 2200 ft/671 m
Vertical Gain: 1740 ft/530 m
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

Blackhead, Black Dome, and Thomas Cole Mountain in the Catskills (2007-08-19). Photo by Eric Koppel.
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A view of Blackdome Mountain from just below the summit of Blackhead Mountain. Catskills, New York (2016-02-12). Photo by Christopher Higgins.
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