Elevation

4,180 ft / 1,274 m

#40 in New York

#37,165 in United States

Prominence

3,280 ft / 1,000 m

#2 in New York

#321 in United States

Summits

319 summits

#8 in New York

#43 in United States

Top climbing months

March   12%

June   11%

January   11%

Most climbed route

P-E trail to W-C-S trail

5.7 mi • 2,287 ft gain

Highlights

  • Slide is the highest peak in the Catskills, though it wasn't known as such until the late 1800's. Its elevation is still not official but several surveys show it to be over 4200'
  • Bicknell's thrush was first identified on Slide Mt.
  • One of the 4 peaks in the Catskills 3500 Peak Challenge requiring a winter ascent.
31 summits • 5.7 mi • 2,287 ft gain • 5 hr 29 min
4 summits • 16.6 mi • 4,709 ft gain • 6 hr 47 min
3 summits • 5.4 mi • 1,630 ft gain • 2 hr 59 min
3 summits • 7.7 mi • 1,748 ft gain • 3 hr 45 min
2 summits • 6.8 mi • 1,698 ft gain • 4 hr 0 min
1 summit • 12.2 mi • 3,527 ft gain • 6 hr 5 min
1 summit • 17.5 mi • 7,707 ft gain • 9 hr 33 min
1 summit • 20.7 mi • 4,841 ft gain • 13 hr 39 min
1 summit • 23.0 mi • 4,908 ft gain • 12 hr 36 min
1 summit • 5.3 mi • 1,680 ft gain • 3 hr 11 min
1 summit • 9.5 mi • 3,047 ft gain • 4 hr 11 min
1 summit • 9.7 mi • 2,293 ft gain • 10 hr 56 min
1 summit • 9.8 mi • 1,812 ft gain • 6 hr 52 min

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