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Catskill 3500-foot Peaks - Multiple Ascents Grid

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing all of Rickey Shortt's ascent dates (max 10 rounds) (Overall: 35 out of 35, or 100%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
(35)
Round 2
(11)
Round 3
(2)
1.Slide Mountain418032803 2005-12-10  2014-12-26  2016-09-30 
2.Hunter Mountain404021402 2005-12-09  2015-09-25  
3.Black Dome398020602 2007-12-24  2017-09-29 b  
4.Blackhead39405003 2007-12-24  2015-07-29  2017-09-29 a 
4.Thomas Cole Mountain39402001 2007-12-24   
6.West Kill Mountain388012201 2008-12-30   
7.Graham Mountain386811881 2011-12-28   
8.Cornell Mountain38606002 2007-09-30  2018-12-27 b  
8.Doubletop Mountain38608801 2015-12-28   
10.Table Mountain38476471 2010-12-22   
11.Peekamoose Mountain38431831 2010-12-22   
12.Plateau Mountain384017601 2011-12-29   
13.Sugarloaf Mountain380011802 2008-12-26  2011-12-29  
14.Wittenberg Mountain37802002 2007-09-30  2018-12-27 a  
15.Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak37401801 2015-09-25   
16.Lone Mountain37212811 2016-01-01   
17.Balsam Lake Mountain37204602 2011-12-28  2017-12-26  
17.Panther Mountain37209602 2012-12-23  2015-12-30  
 West Kill Mountain-East Peak3720601 2008-12-30   
19.Big Indian Mountain37005001 2014-12-21   
20.Friday Mountain36941941 2012-12-28   
21.Rusk Mountain36807401 2013-12-23   
22.Kaaterskill High Peak365516951 2009-12-23   
23.Twin Mountain36408201 2006-12-24   
24.Balsam Cap36232431 2012-12-28   
25.Fir Mountain36204202 2014-12-21  2016-12-29  
26.North Dome361011501 2015-12-26   
27.Balsam Mountain36005702 2013-12-21  2015-12-28  
27.Bearpen Mountain360016801 2010-12-19   
27.Eagle Mountain36004801 2013-12-21   
 Twin Mountain-South Peak35801001 2006-12-24   
30.Indian Head35734531 2006-12-24   
31.Mount Sherrill35405201 2015-12-26   
 Camels Hump354060    
32.Vly Mountain35296491 2010-12-19   
33.Windham High Peak35247441 2015-07-29   
 Bearpen Mountain-Northwest Peak3520201 2010-12-19   
34.Halcott Mountain35207001 2013-12-23   
35.Rocky Mountain35083081 2016-01-01   
 Mill Brook Ridge3480360    

Main Peak List: Click here to see the standard peak listing, showning more informational columns and just the first ascent date.

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Rickey Shortt, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

In the Northeastern United States, 4000 feet is the magic number for most of the famous peakbagging lists. However, the Catskill Mountains of south-central New York State only have two peaks above this threshold, so the best-known Catskill peak list is the 3500 footers.

Despite the low elevations (compared to the higher summits of New England and the Adirondacks), this is a challenging list to complete, with many of the summits reachable only by bushwhacking. Catskill terrain and trails can be very tough, with steep descents and thick vegatation. 15 of these summits have no maintained trail.

Another interesting wrinkle with this list is that the Catskill Mountain Club requires hikers to climb four of these summits (Slide, Blackhead, Balsam, and Panther) twice, including once in the winter, to obtain official recognition.

Links

     Catskill 3500 Club

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       AMC Catskill Mountain Guide, 2nd: AMC's Comprehensive Guide to Hiking Trails in the Catskills (Kick)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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