Rusk Mountain

Rusk Mountain is a 3,678 ft / 1,121 m mountain peak near Shokan, New York, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 98th highest mountain in New York and the 32851st highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Evergreen Mountain, Colonels Chair, West Kill Mountain, Hunter Mountain, Southwest Hunter Mountain, and St. Anne's Peak. Rusk Mountain belongs to the Catskill 3500 peak list. See the Rusk Mountain map, 3D fly around, and the Rusk Mountain photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Rusk Mountain SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by scienceguy288

36 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Nov 14, 2015. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Bushwhack from Spruceton Trail, Bushwhack down to Spruceton trail and Bushwhack from Spruceton trail over E. Rusk.

Others who’ve summited Rusk Mountain

  • snodough
  • scienceguy288
  • laura12065

Routes Used trails & approaches

63% Bushwhack from Spruceton Trail

18% Bushwhack down to Spruceton trail

6% Bushwhack from Spruceton trail over E. Rusk

6% Bushwhack along ridge, over E. Rusk, to Spruceton trail

3% Rusk Trail


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3,678 ft / 1,121 m


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New York, United States

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  • snodough
  • scienceguy288
  • HikeNY
  • klotito
  • scatterbone
  • barbaratraver
  • trekkerdog
  • laura12065
  • jjp24
  • chancheroo
  • Nimblefoot
  • TheAnvil

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