North Preston Hill, Connecticut

Prominence: 877 ft, 267 m

Elevation: 1447 feet, 441 meters

True Isolation: 6.21 mi, 9.99 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1446 ft / 441 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Chapel Pond West
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 43' 15'' N, 73° 30' 48'' W
41.720966, -73.513254 (Dec Deg)
623667 E 4619864 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLitchfield
City/TownKent (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain North Preston Hill:
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #38)
     EPIC List - States of the USA (Rank #72)
     The USA Second Lap List (Rank #42)
     Connecticut County Prominence Peaks (Rank #1)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 35
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 32)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-08-13 by Michael Schwartz
     2011-06-19 by Ben Lostracco
     2011-08-24 by Edward Earl
     2011-12-29 by Chris Gilsdorf
     2012-04-27 by Jean Andr√© Laverdure
     2012-09-25 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2015-04-22 by Micah Schneider
     2016-12-15 by Arthur Caverly (GPS Track)
     2020-02-15 by Scott MacQuarrie
     2020-10-07 by Dylan Fowler (GPS Track)
     2021-03-12 by Timothy Hutchings (GPS Track)
     2021-08-29 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2021-11-01 by Harvey Sal
     2022-01-01 by Jason Rossman (GPS Track)
     2022-01-25 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2022-09-25 by Dwight Wolf

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North Preston Hill is the most prominent mountain in Connecticut by topographic prominence. This obscure summit is just east of the state line with New York, in the Taconic uplands.

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After all these years Andy's pop/steel can register still lives. Sure it's a little rusty but aren't we all? (2016-05-14). Photo by H Yless.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 877 ft/267 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 887 ft/270 m
  Line Parent: Sharon Mountain
  Key Col: 570 ft/174 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.21 mi/9.99 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.8, -73.4558
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Ellsworth Hill  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Taconic Range
Range5: Southern Taconic Range
Drainage BasinsHousatonic
Long Island Sound
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapDover Plains O41073f5 1:24,000
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
This peak was submitted to the database by Edward Earl.
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