Balsam Mountain (Ulster County, New York)


Balsam Mountain (Ulster County, New York)

Infobox Mountain
Name = Balsam Mountain
Photo =
Caption =
Elevation = convert|3610|ft|m|-1|lk=on [Summit elevation between 3,600 and 3,620 ft. ]
Prominence = convert|580|ft|m|-1|abbr=on [Key col elevation between 3,020 and 3,040 ft. ]
Location = Ulster County, New York
Range = Catskill Mountains
Coordinates = coord|42|5.45|N|74|29.28|W |type:mountain_region:US |display=inline,title
Topographic
USGS "Shandaken"
Type = |Age =
First ascent =
Easiest route =
Listing = Catskill High Peaks

Balsam Mountain is a mountain located in Ulster County, New York. The mountain is part of the Catskill Mountains.Balsam Mtn. is flanked to the northwest by Belle Ayr Mountain, and to the southwest by Haynes Mountain.

The eastern slopes of Balsam Mountain drain into Esopus Creek, thence into the Hudson River, which drains into New York Bay. The west side of Balsam Mountain drains through Rider Hollow into Dry Brook, thence into the East Branch of the Delaware River, and into Delaware Bay.

Balsam Mountain is contained within of New York's Catskill State Park.

Notes

See also

* List of mountains in New York

External links

* [http://www.catskill-3500-club.org/catskill-peaks/balsam-mountain.htm Balsam Mountain Hiking Information] Catskill 3500 Club
* [http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=19070 Peakbagger.com: Balsam Mountain]
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