Owls Head, New York

Prominence: 423 ft, 129 m

Elevation: 2133+ feet, 650+ meters

True Isolation: 0.59 mi, 0.95 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 650 - 660 m
    (10-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2133 ft / 650 m
    (Range 650 - 660 m)
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 14' 54'' N, 73° 49' 22'' W
44.248398, -73.822901 (Dec Deg)
593978 E 4900136 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex

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     Adirondack 29er Junior Peaks (Rank #26)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 149
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 133)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-07-03 by Dennis Van Amburgh
     2010-07-13 by Thomas Stabler
     2011-11-05 by Mike Arthur (GPS Track)
     2011-12-21 by Mike Wright
     2012-09-15 by Melissa Reilly Taylor
     2013-04-21 by Mike Guethle
     2013-06-20 by Ben Morrow
     2013-08-04 by Alan Bangel
     2013-09-29 by John McHugh
     2013-12-14 by Maxime Hébert
     2014-04-19 by Kurt Phaneuf (GPS Track)
     2014-08-07 by Alan Bangel
     2014-09-13 by Deb & Rob Osterhoudt
     2015-05-24 by Deb & Rob Osterhoudt
     2015-06-12 by Brian Gordon (GPS Track)
     2015-08-16 by Matthew Glowny (GPS Track)
     2015-08-29 by Maxime Hébert
     2017-01-14 by Ben Morrow
     2017-04-02 by Thomas Caruso
     2018-07-05 by Bill White
     2021-01-01 by Lori S
     2021-03-10 by Jeremy Knopp

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Owls Head Fire Tower (2013-08-18). Photo by Jennifer Hopper.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 423 ft/129 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 455 ft/139 m
  Key Col: 1710 ft/521 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.59 mi/0.95 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.2408, -73.8283
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Laramore Mountain  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Adirondack High Peaks
Range6: Northern High Peaks
Drainage BasinsAusable
Lake Champlain
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Adirondack State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: High Peaks SWA
Topo MapKeene Valley K44073b7 1:25,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Ben Lostracco.
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(2016-08-04). Photo by Dylan Countryman.
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