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Pond Hill, New York


Prominence: 290 ft, 88 m

Elevation: 2170+ feet, 661+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 3.99 mi, 6.43 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2170 - 2172 ft
    (2-foot closed contour)
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 31' 41'' N, 74° 11' 55'' W
42.527919, -74.198612 (Dec Deg)
565818 E 4708704 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionAlbany (Highest Point)
City/TownRensselaerville
Links

Search Engines - search the web for "Pond Hill":
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Other Web Sites
     Albany County HP at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Albany, NY by Daniel Case
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Albany, NY by Michael Schwartz
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Albany, NY by Fred Lobdell

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Pond Hill:
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #120)
     New York County High Points (Rank #25)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #61)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #160)

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

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 13
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 13)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2020-10-25 by Micah Schneider

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Pond Hill
     Elevation Ladder from Pond Hill
     Prominence Ladder from Pond Hill

LIDAR data shows that this unofficially-named hill is the highest point in Albany County. Some trip reports for nearby Henry Hill, the formerly recognized high point, have information about routes to this summit.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 290 ft/88 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 312 ft/94 m
  Line Parent: Franklin Benchmark
  Key Col: 1880 ft/573 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.99 mi/6.43 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Franklin Benchmark  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Catskill Mountains
Range5: Northern Catskills
Drainage BasinsHudson
New York Harbor
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapRensselaerville O42074e2 1:24,000
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR



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