Hemlock on a Ridge of Rose Mountain
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Rose Mountain is a 3080′ privately owned peak in the North-Central Peaks of the Catskills. It is situated north of Rochester Hollow in the Shandaken Wild Forest which has a wonderful trail system and lean-to which would make a great jumping point to climb to the summit. It is ranked 82nd highest in the Catskill 100 and 47th of the Catskill 67. Remember the peak is on private property.


Private Land

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:3080+ feet, 939+ meters
Lat / Lon:42°9’2”N, 74°26’17”W
Nearest higher neighbor:Halcott Mountain (3520+’)  2.03-miles NNE
Line parent:Halcott Mountain (3520+’) 2.03-miles NNE
Key-col:2320 ft/707 m (Between Rose Mountain and Halcott Mountain on Krump Road.
Prominence:760 ft/232 m
Range:Catskill Mountains > North-Central Catskills*
Land Unit:Private
Summit forest:Northern hardwood
Nearest town:Big Indian
USGS Quad:West Kill O42074b4 1:24,000
Maps and Guide:Catskill 67, A Hiker’s Guide
NY-NJTC Catskill Map Set
NY-NJTC Digital Trail Maps
* noteRange used to coincide with Catskill 67, A Hiker’s Guide.


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Rose Mountain with part of Rochester Hollow Trails
Scott | copyright Challenged Hiking Rose Mountain with part of Rochester Hollow Trails