Tag Archives: Close enough peak

Denman Mountain Catskills from Red Hill fire tower

Denman Mountain is the most southerly of the Catskill 67 peaks. At 3054′ it dominates the southwest view from the Red Hill fire tower. The mountain has a snowmobile trail that runs along its base and much of the land is owned by the DEC and is part of the Sundown Wild Forest. However, the summit is privately owned and if you wish to stand on its highest point you’ll need landowner approval. With that…

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Chris on the summit of West Winnisook

Winnisook Mountain is a 3270’ peak that sits perched at the headwall of the Big Indian Valley. Winni is ranked 56th highest in the Catskill 100 and 21st of the Catskill 67. It has east and west summits with the east summit being the high point. However, not all high points are the main attraction and that’s the case with Winni. The high point straddles the Big Indian Wilderness and Winnisook Lake land boundary, so…

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Narrow Notch Peak Catskills

Narrow Notch Peak is a Catskill 67 peak at an elevation 0f 3220′. We call it a close enough peak as one can reach 3205′ and within 0.10-miles of the summit on state land. A small part of the summit ridge; and its lower SSE summit is entirely on state land in the Relay State Forest Preserve. Narrow Notch Peak is ranked 59th highest in the Catskill 100 and 24th of the Catskill 67. There…

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