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Hunter Mountain, New York


Prominence: 2140 ft, 652 m

Elevation: 4040+ feet, 1231+ meters


True Isolation: 14.65 mi, 23.57 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4040 - 4060 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4039 ft / 1231 m
    (Range 4039 - 4059 ft)
SubpeaksHunter Mountain-Southwest Peak (3740 ft/1140 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 10' 40'' N, 74° 13' 49'' W
42.177724, -74.230172 (Dec Deg)
563578 E 4669796 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionGreene (Highest Point)
City/TownHunter
Links

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Other Web Sites
     Hunter at SummitPost.org
     Hunter Mountain at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Hunter Mountain New York at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Greene, NY by Daniel Case
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Greene, NY by Ken Akerman
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Greene, NY by Daniel Case
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Greene, NY by Richard Garland
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Greene, NY by Brennan Connelly

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Hunter Mountain:
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #93)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #96)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #43)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #62)
     Catskill 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #2)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #223)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #122)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #74)
     Fire Tower Challenge (Adirondack/Catskill) (Rank #1)
     Northeastern Wilderness High Points (Rank #11)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #504)
     Catskill Top 102 (Rank #2)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #22)
     New York County High Points (Rank #4)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #4)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #56)

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

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 970
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 856)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-06-18 by Mike Wright
     2013-02-10 by John Harrington (GPS Track)
     2013-05-05 by Stewart McGuire
     2013-07-10 by Luc Tremblay
     2014-06-28 by Michael Vaughan (GPS Track)
     2015-07-17 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2015-09-26 by Jeff Hicks
     2015-09-26 by Cynthia Chan
     2015-11-01 by Crystal Davis
     2015-12-05 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2016-01-31 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2016-03-05 by Cynthia Chan
     2016-05-09 by Jen Masa (GPS Track)
     2016-08-30 by Todd Jennings
     2016-10-19 by Spencer Corcoran
     2017-04-15 by Sarah Bacon
     2017-07-30 by Josh Schmid
     2017-08-14 by Jake Campbell (GPS Track)
     2018-06-16 by Jacob Kitson
     2018-10-10 by Christopher Higgins (GPS Track)
     2019-02-18 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)
     2019-05-25 by Lori S
     2019-08-31 by Ethan Myers (GPS Track)
     2019-12-27 by Aaron Gustafson (GPS Track)
     2020-03-05 by Douglas Fortman (GPS Track)
     2020-03-21 by Crystal Davis
     2020-05-20 by Derek English

Nearby Peak Searches:
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     Elevation Ladder from Hunter Mountain
     Prominence Ladder from Hunter Mountain

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Hunter Mountain - FireTower (2015-05-24). Photo by Brian Gordon.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2140 ft/652 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2180 ft/664 m
  Line Parent: Slide Mountain
  Key Col: Highmount, NY    1900 ft/579 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 14.65 mi/23.57 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.9992, -74.3842
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Slide Mountain  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Catskill Mountains
Range5: Central Catskills (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSchohaire (HP)
Mohawk
Hudson
New York Harbor
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Catskill State Park
Topo MapHunter O42074b2 1:24,000
Ski AreaHunter
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Colonel's Chair Lift 3190 ft/972 m
Vertical Gain: 850 ft/259 m
Distance (one way): 2.7 mi/4.35 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Fire tower as seen along the Hunter Mountain Trail at Hunter-West Kill Wilderness; West Kill, Greene County (2016-01-30). Photo by Nick Hepler.
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Finally at the summit (2010-04-10). Photo by Erik Kellerman.
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should have packed the snowshoes (2010-04-10). Photo by Erik Kellerman.
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Hunter Mountain Fire Tower, Catskill FT #1/5 (2016-07-19). Photo by Jillian Smith.
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View from the summit. No views from the tower that day due to heavy overcast. (2016-08-21). Photo by Erica Hayes.
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/At Hunter Mountain fire tower. 1/27/18 (2018-01-27). Photo by Lori S.
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Hunter Tower (2018-08-15). Photo by Christina Bushunow.
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Photo from the cold and windy tower on Hunter Mountain. (2019-02-09). Photo by Chris Lecksell.
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The Blackhead Mountains from the fire tower on Hunter Mountain (2020-03-05). Photo by Douglas Fortman.
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