Windham High Peak

Catskill Park

Blackhead Range from Windham High Peak - Photo by Daniel Chazin Blackhead Range from Windham High Peak - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This hike climbs the most northerly 3,500-foot peak in the Catskill Mountains, with a view over the Schoharie and Mohawk Valleys to Albany.

42.296441, -74.169152

Windham High Peak is one of the 35 peaks in the Catskill Mountains that is over 3,500 feet in elevation. During the winter, it makes an ideal snowshoe hike under appropriate conditions. The climb involves an ascent of about 1,500 feet in elevation over 3.2 miles. Trail conditions in the Catskills constantly change - especially in the winter - so make sure to check the weather report and the...

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February 22, 2014
If you have a second car available, park it at the DEC trailhead parking at the dead end of Big Hollow Road.
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February 20, 2014

Follow this link for some great pictures of a hike to Windham High Peak from the east, over Burnt Knob.'s picture
February 20, 2014
There was about 3 feet of snow on the ground at the base of the mountain on February 20, 2014.
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