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Blackhead Mountain Trail

Intermediate

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0.6 mile 1.0 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 468' 143 m
Descent: -29' -9 m
High: 3,927' 1,197 m
Low: 3,459' 1,054 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 15% (8°)
Max Grade: 47% (25°)

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Trail shared by Karl W

A trail leading from the Black Dome Mountain Trail up to the summit of Blackhead, the 4th tallest peak in the Catskills.

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Description

This short spur trail leads from the Black Dome Mountain Trail at the shoulder between Black Dome and Blackhead Mountains. The trail heads east up the relatively steep ascent, but there is less scrambling than the ascent to Black Dome. There are some great views as you climb.

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Black Dome stands in the distance from the Blackhead West Viewpoint.
Jan 27, 2017 near Cairo, NY
Heading to Black Dome
Apr 11, 2019 near Cairo, NY
Nearing the summit of Blackhead, Black Dome is visible on the right (hiker's left).
Jan 22, 2017 near Cairo, NY
Snow in the Black Dome Valley
Apr 11, 2019 near Cairo, NY
Onward to Black Dome
Apr 11, 2019 near Cairo, NY
As the view east from Blackhead Mountain shows, New York gets flat fast east of the Catskills!
Jan 24, 2017 near Cairo, NY

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