NW Peak – Moresville Range Catskills

NW Moresville
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The Moresville Range in the Catskills is comprised of three peaks just south of the town of Grand Gorge and NW of RT 30 from the height of land in the notch. However, the range can be considered part of a line of mountains that extend from Stamford to Lexington. In this area, there are many Catskill 67 peaks almost all of which are on private land. The 3240′ peak of NW Moresville is one of these. The NW peak has also been known as Mc Gregor Mountain. NW Moresville is ranked 57th highest in the Catskill 100 and 22nd of the Catskill 67.

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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:3240+ feet, 988+ meters
Lat / Lon:42°22’28” N, 74°33’53” W
Nearest higher neighbor:Schultice Mountain (3280′, 1000m) 4.6-miles SSE
Line parent:North Plattekill Mountain (3340′, 1018m) 7.96-miles WSW
Key-col:1660′ in the col on RT 30 Between NW Moresville and Schultice Mountain.
Prominence:1580′, 506m
Range:Catskill Mountains > North-Central Catskills*
Land Unit:Private
Summit forest:Northern hardwood
Nearest town:Grand Gorge
USGS Quad:Roxbury O42074c5 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.

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NW Moresville Range Catskills
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