Cowan Mountain is a 3107′ Catskill 67 peak that towers over the Town of Hobart. It is situated 1.2-miles west of Narrow Notch. Connected by ridges is North or “Lower” Cowan (3080′) about 0.4-miles NE and Lyon Mountain (2927′) 0.85-miles WNW. Cowan is defined by sharp distinctive ridges. On some (USGS) maps Cowan Mountain is shown as its North or Lower peak. Cowan Mountain is ranked 77th highest in the Catskill 100 and 42nd of the Catskill 67. Any route you take up this mountain is on private property.
This peak is entirely on private land. You must obtain the landowner’s permission before entering this property.
Please be mindful of COVID19 during this hiking season.
|Elevation:||3100+ feet, 945+ meters|
|Lat / Lon:||42° 20’25” N, 74° 39’18” W|
|Nearest higher neighbor:||Narrow Notch Peak (3220′) 2.02-miles E|
|Line parent:||Narrow Notch Peak (3220′) 2.02-miles E|
|Key-col:||2484′ in Narrow Notch between Cowan Mountain and Narrow Notch Peak|
|Range:||Catskill Mountains > Northwest Catskills*|
|Summit forest:||Northern hardwood|
|Nearest town:||Hobart or Stamford|
|USGS Quad:||Hobart O42074c6 1:24,000|
|Maps and Guide:||Catskill 67, A Hiker’s Guide|
NY-NJTC Digital Trail Maps
|* note||Range used to coincide with Catskill 67, A Hiker’s Guide.|
Map for Cowan Mountain
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Backwoods wanderer with a passion for backpacking, hiking, kayaking, and exploring the wilds of the Catskills and Adirondacks in New York. A Catskill 3500 Club Member and Adirondack Forty-Sixer. Climbed Mount Rainier. Professionally an Exercise Physiologist.