Cornell

Remote and wonderful, this mountain is a joy to hike. Cornell Crack is a well-known Catskills hiking highlight and, just past the summit, there’s an astonishing scenic view.

Peak Details

Height:  3,857ft  (1,176m)

Range:  Southern Catskills

Level:  Difficult

Scenic:   Yes 

Trail Type:  Fully Trailed

 Cornell Hiking Trails & Hikes

mountain view at sunset

Hike Slide, Cornell & Wittenberg

This is my favorite tough-but-beautiful Catskills hike. Long, rugged, technical and remote, it brings you over three summits to some of the most stunning lookouts in the Catskill Park.

View from Wittenberg

Best Hike in the Catskills: Wittenberg, Cornell, Slide

This hike does not disappoint. It’s long and difficult, with some hairy sections, but the rewards are enormous and regular, pouring generously into your day, one after another. I’ve decided it’s the best hike in the Catskills. This hike has a lot of elevation gain.

Mark on Wittenberg, 2019

Hike Wittenberg & Cornell from Woodland Valley

This is a long and tiring but incredibly rewarding hike. This hike was also memorable because my buddy and I met two hikers from New Jersey who got into serious trouble the same day, kicking off a massive rescue response.

 Cornell Topography

 Summit Forecast: Cornell

The page URL below shows the weather at Cornell’s summit for the next six days.

If a foreacast for a peak is not directly available, this page may display a link to a nearby location.

https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Cornell-Mountain/forecasts/1180

Opens in a new tab/window. Click on the small °F or °C boxes to toggle between US and Metric.

Cornell Information

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