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Catamount mountain

Elevation: 3169' (965m)
Officially trailless
Location: N44.4592 W73.8724 (WGS84)
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A prominent, rocky peak a little ways north of Esther/Whiteface. Not officially marked as such, there is a very well-defined trail. Lots of scrambling and ledges on the way up (and therefore lots of views, too). Mostly open summit with good views of Esther/Whiteface and also of the northwestern Adirondacks. Very short hike (5.5km round trip). A bit tricky to find the trailhead, which is essentially unsigned except for some dull red paint on a tree. See annotated topo map in one of the image galleries below for an idea of where the trailhead is. A super excellent intro hike!

Andrew's climb logs of Catamount Mountain: [Jun 20, 2004], [Dec 10, 2005], [Mar 30, 2013], [Mar 29, 2015], [Nov 8, 2015], [Jul 17, 2016], [May 21, 2018], [Aug 11, 2018], [Jun 9, 2019]

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