Balsam Cap

Balsam Cap is a 3,622 ft / 1,104 m mountain peak near Brownville, New York, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 108th highest mountain in New York and the 32241st highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Friday Mountain, Rocky Mountain, Cornell Mountain, Lone Mountain, Hanover Mountain, and Slide Mountain. Balsam Cap belongs to the Catskill 3500 peak list. See the Balsam Cap map, 3D fly around, and the Balsam Cap photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Balsam Cap SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by scienceguy288

30 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jun 30, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Balsam Cap

  • snodough
  • scienceguy288
  • laura12065
  • Motego

Routes Used trails & approaches

26% Herdpath/Bushwack from Moonhaw Road

12% Bushwhack from Friday Mountain

10% Herdpaths and Bushwhack back to Moonhaw Road

8% Bushwhack to Friday mtn

8% Herdpaths from Friday

6% Bushwhack to Rocky

6% Bushwhack back to Moonhaw road

4% From Denning and Rocky

4% Bushwhack to Rockly Mtn

4% Fishermans Path and Bushwhack

2% Herdpaths to Friday

2% Bushwhack from Kanape Brook parking lot

2% Bushwhack and Herdpaths from Moonhaw Road

2% Bushwhack to stream, then back to Denning

2% Bushwhack and herdpath from Friday


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SNAPSHOTedit info


3,622 ft / 1,104 m


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Height Rank

#107 in New York

#32260 in United States


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New York, United States

Peak Lists

Summited by

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  • snodough
  • scienceguy288
  • HikeNY
  • scatterbone
  • barbaratraver
  • laura12065
  • jjp24
  • geoveda
  • Nimblefoot
  • LGH-Tom
  • cmu268
  • AKO35

Nearest peaks see on map »