Cowan Mountain Catskills
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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.


Private Land

This peak is entirely on private land. You must obtain the landowner’s permission before entering this property.
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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*
Land Unit:Private
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
* noteRange used to coincide with Catskill 67, A Hiker’s Guide.

Map for Cowan Mountain

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Cowan Mountain Map
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