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 107th highest mountain in New York and the 32144th 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

26 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Feb 1, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve claimed Balsam Cap

  • snodough
  • scienceguy288
  • laura12065
  • Motego

Routes Used trails & approaches

29% Herdpath/Bushwack from Moonhaw Road

12% Bushwhack from Friday Mountain

9% Herdpaths and Bushwhack back to Moonhaw Road

7% Bushwhack to Friday mtn

7% Bushwhack to Rocky

7% Herdpaths from Friday

7% Bushwhack back to Moonhaw road

4% From Denning and Rocky

2% Bushwhack to Rockly Mtn

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

2% Fishermans Path and Bushwhack


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3,622 ft / 1,104 m


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Height Rank

#107 in New York

#32160 in United States


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New York, United States

Peak Lists

Claimed by

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

Nearest peaks see on map »