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Sugarloaf Mountain 3800'

Sugarloaf Mountain from Hurricane Ridge on High Peak

Sugarloaf Mountain from Kaaterskill High Peak

USGS Map:  Hunter

NY-NJ Trail Conference Map:  #41/141

Order of Height: 13th at 3800'

Access: Via Devil's Path

Description:  Sugarloaf is a peak in the middle of the Devil's Path.  It is a steep and difficult climb from either side.  Sometimes known as "suicide mountain" in the winter, one must climb over steep ledges to reach the top.  

There is a view to the southern Catskills on a yellow spur trail just south of the summit.  Access is via the Mink Hollow from the west or via Pecoy Notch from the east.

Indian Head Wilderness Map (opens in new window)

Links for Sugarloaf Mountain New Window

TopoZone (topographic map)

NYSDEC Interactive Locator Map

Sugarloaf Mountain - Wikipedia

Devil's Path - Wikipedia

Photo credit: Scott Larson

 

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