Onteora Mountain Catskills

Onteora Mountain
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Onteora Mountain is a 3220′ peak that is situated WSW of the Colgate Lake Wild Forest. It is part of a range that branches off the Escarpment or aka Catskill Front. It is also known as East Kill Mountain (Guyot) and Parker Mountain (VonSiegl). The mountain is a Catskill 67 peak along with others in the range. To its east is West Stoppel Point and Stoppel Point and to the NW is the East Jewett Range. One side of the mountain is owned by a private club and you’ll need to be a member or guest to climb from that property. From all other directions get landowner permission. The peak towers over tiny Onteora Lake. According to Micheal Kudish, the summit has about 0.2-square miles of first growth forest, tread lightly. Onteora Mountain is ranked 60th highest in the Catskill 100 and 25th of the Catskill 67.


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:3220+ feet, 981+ meters
Lat / Lon:42° 13’20” N, 74° 10’5” W
Nearest higher neighbor:Caudal (3320′)  3.27-miles NNE
Line parent:Stoppel Point (3420′) 5.27-miles E
Key-col:2385′ in the col at the junction of CR 23C and CR 25.
Prominence:835′, 255m
Range:Catskill Mountains > Northeast Peaks*
Land Unit:Private
Summit forest:Northern hardwood w/ scattered Spruce. First growth 0.2 square miles.
Nearest town:Tannersville
USGS Quad:Hunter O42074b2 1:24,000
Maps and Guide:Catskill 67, A Hiker’s Guide
NYNJTC Catskill Map Set
NY-NJTC Digital Trail Maps
* noteRange used to coincide with Catskill 67, A Hiker’s Guide.


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Onteora Mountain Map
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