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Fir Mountain 3620'

On the Summit of Fir Mountain

At the summit canister on Fir

USGS Map:  Shandaken

NY-NJ Trail Conference Map:  #42/142 & #43/143

Order of Height: 25th at 3620'

Access:  Via Bushwhack

Description:  Fir is the easternmost peak in the range west of Esopus Creek.  There are no views near the summit.  Fir is commonly climbed in conjunction with Big Indian Mountain.  Most common routes follow the ridge up from Burnham Hollow.  

It is also possible to bushwhack up from the Pine Hill-West Branch Trail west of Biscuit Brook.  Be sure to sign in at the summit canister.

Links for Fir Mountain New Window

TopoZone (topographic map)

Big Indian Wilderness - NYSDEC

Photo credit: Scott Larson

 

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