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Slide Mountain, New York


Prominence: 3280 ft, 1000 m

Elevation: 4180+ feet, 1274+ meters


True Isolation: 136.39 mi, 219.5 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4180 - 4200 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4179 ft / 1274 m
    (Range 4179 - 4199 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 59' 57'' N; 74° 23' 10'' W
41.999112, -74.386045 (Dec Deg)
550847E 4649860N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionUlster (Highest Point)
City/TownShandaken
Links

Search Engines - search the web for "Slide Mountain":
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Other Web Sites
     Slide Mountain at SummitPost.org
     Slide Mountain at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Slide Mountain Ulster County New York at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Ulster, NY by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Ulster, NY by Dan Case
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Ulster, NY by Ken Akerman
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Ulster, NY by Richard Garland
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Ulster, NY by Charlie Zerphey
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Ulster, NY by Brennan Connelly

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Slide Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #291)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #496)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #165)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #65)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #11)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #25)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #3)
     Northeast USA Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #9)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #23)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #14)
     U.S. State Park High Points (Rank #9)
     USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #41)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #132)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #91)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #116)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #7)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #67)
     Appalachian Mountain Range4 High Points (Rank #13)
     New York County High Points (Rank #3)
     Mid-Atlantic with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #1)
     Catskill 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #1)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1987-06-13 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1998-09-28 by Mari Kuraguchi
     1999-10-16 by Richard Spalinger
     2009-02-28 by Alan Bangel
     2009-05-06 by James Barlow
     2010-08-14 by Kurt Phaneuf
     2011-02-13 by Debbie Melita
     2011-02-19 by Dennis Van Amburgh
     2012-02-12 by Brian Lubbert
     2013-01-03 by Matt Sedlak (GPS Track)
     2013-01-05 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2013-06-15 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2013-08-14 by Jeff Hicks
     2013-09-25 by Vic Hanson
     2013-10-06 by Tommy Giovanis (GPS Track)
     2014-01-10 by Jeff Hicks
     2014-10-18 by Todd Jennings
     2014-10-19 by Dan Witt
     2015-04-25 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-05-09 by W K (GPS Track)
     2015-07-03 by Micah Schneider
     2015-07-19 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2015-09-06 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2015-11-07 by Melissa Hoffmann
     2015-11-14 by Matthew Cole (GPS Track)
     2015-12-12 by Brian Raymond (GPS Track)
     2016-01-01 by Thomas Caruso
     2016-01-16 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2016-01-17 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2016-03-12 by Brian Raymond (GPS Track)
     2016-06-21 by Josh Blaustein (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (560 total)

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Views from Slide at sunrise (2015-11-07). Photo by Melissa Hoffmann.
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Web Map LinksAcme Mapper   MyTopo   Gmap4   TopoQuest
Bing Maps   Google Maps
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3280 ft/1000 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3310 ft/1009 m
  Line Parent: Roaring Plains
  Key Col: Horseheads, NY    900 ft/274 m
Isolation136.39 mi/219.5 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Killington Peak  (NE)
Isolation Limit Point: 43° 36' 15'' N; 72° 49' 14'' W
    ILP Map Links:
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Catskill Mountains (Highest Point)
Range5: Southern Catskills (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Hudson
New York Harbor
Atlantic Ocean
Delaware (HP)
Delaware Bay
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Catskill State Park (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Slide Mountain SWA (Highest Point)
Topo MapPeekamoose Mountain O41074h4 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail: Cornell-Wittenburg
Trailhead: 1375 ft/419 m
Vertical Gain: 3605 ft/1098 m
Distance (one way): 6.3 mi/10.14 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Slide summit views (2015-11-07). Photo by Melissa Hoffmann.
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Slide's north face: the vertical chimney. Photo by Melissa Hoffmann.
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Cool ladder build into the side of the mountain on Slide's north face. Photo by Melissa Hoffmann.
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The summit rock on Slide carved with names and dates (2015-09-23). Photo by Josh Brooks.
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