Elevation

4,180 ft / 1,274 m

#40 in New York

#33,776 in United States

Prominence

3,301 ft / 1,006 m

#2 in New York

#285 in United States

Summits

207 summits

#8 in New York

#66 in United States

Top climbing months

March   16%

June   10%

January   9%

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
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 • 5.4 mi • 1,630 ft gain • 2 hr 31 min

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