South Mountain

Beloved peak for campers and Catskills hikers alike.

Peak Details

Height:  2,495ft  (760m)

Location:  Northeastern Catskills

Level:  Easy

Scenic:   Very  

Trail Type:  Fully Trailed

 South Mountain Hiking Trails & Hikes

Iced-up Kaaterskill Fals

Kaaterskill Falls via Kaaterskill Rail Trail – Upper Route

This is a short, super-easy hike to one of the most popular Catskills destinations. It includes views not seen by those who park closer to the falls, and is the perfect trail in winter for some easy snow-shoeing or cross country skiing.

 South Mountain Topography

 Summit Forecast: South Mountain

The page URL below shows the weather at South Mountain’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 peak.

https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/North-Mountain-Catskills/forecasts/969

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