Hunter

A massive and vast mountain. Just so much hill. The fire tower at the summit offers an excellent 360° view.

Peak Details

Height:  4,030ft  (1,228m)

Range:  Northeastern Catskills

Level:  Moderate

Scenic:   Very  

Trail Type:  Fully Trailed

 Hunter Hiking Trails & Hikes

cabin in snow on mountain summit

Hunter Mountain, Quick Route

This moderate and very scenic hike can be completed in 4-5 hrs. This is the easiest route to climb Hunter Mountain.

view of cabin and mountains from tower

Hunter Mountain (Loop)

Hike over Hunter’s massive, gorgeous and super-scenic summit to descend via the Devil’s Path for a rugged walk-out — with a short side-quest to Southwest Hunter.

fire tower and cabin

The 6 Catskills Fire Towers

Everything you need to know about the five classic Catskills towers — plus the newest (sixth) addition. Includes links to the gear and maps you’ll need to hike safely.

fire tower and cabin

Hike Hunter & Southwest Hunter from Stony Clove Notch

This hike tackles two routes on Hunter’s eastern side: the rugged Devil’s Path, and the relentlessly steep Becker Hollow. Hunter itself is an immense mountain, but the 360° view from its fire tower will charge your batteries for weeks.

 Hunter Topography

 Summit Forecast: Hunter

The page URL below shows the weather at Hunter’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/Hunter-Mountain-New-York/forecasts/1234

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

Hunter Information

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