Black Dome, New York

Prominence: 2060 ft, 628 m

Elevation: 3980+ feet, 1213+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 8.42 mi, 13.56 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3980 - 4000 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3979 ft / 1213 m
    (Range 3979 - 3999 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 16' 13'' N; 74° 7' 23'' W
42.270197, -74.122996 (Dec Deg)
572324E 4680149N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionGreene

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     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #508)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #51)
     Catskill 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #3)
     Northeastern Wilderness High Points (Rank #12)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1988-07-03 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1990-10-05 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1997-10-26 by Richard Spalinger
     2008-05-26 by Rich Zillig
     2008-08-24 by Brennan Connelly
     2009-01-12 by Ian Colquhoun
     2010-09-03 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2011-07-02 by Stewart McGuire
     2011-08-27 by Kurt Phaneuf
     2012-02-04 by Brian Lubbert
     2012-03-20 by John Harrington (GPS Track)
     2013-05-04 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2013-09-14 by Jeff Hicks
     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
     2015-01-19 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-03-21 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-05-03 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-10-24 by Melissa Hoffmann
     2016-01-01 by Scott MacQuarrie
     2016-01-24 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2016-04-03 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2016-08-20 by Jake McDougle
     2016-08-23 by Jean Andr√© Laverdure (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (334 total)

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Black Dome, the third-highest peak in the Catskills, as seen from Blackhead Mountain (2007-08-18). Photo by Eric Koppel.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2060 ft/628 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2100 ft/640 m
  Line Parent: Hunter Mountain
  Key Col: Platte Clove    1920 ft/585 m
Isolation8.42 mi/13.56 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hunter Mountain  (SW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Catskill Mountains
Range5: Northern Catskills (Highest Point)
Range6: Blackhead Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSchohaire
New York Harbor
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Catskill State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Windham-Blackhead Range SWA (Highest Point)
Topo MapFreehold O42074c1 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: 2200 ft/671 m
Vertical Gain: 1780 ft/542 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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Viewpoint on top of Black Dome, just before the summit (2015-10-24). Photo by Melissa Hoffmann.
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View from Black Dome viewpoint after a tough rock scramble. Near summit (2015-10-24). Photo by Melissa Hoffmann.
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