New York City: Peekamoose-Table Mountain

This 9.8-mile out-and-back dayhike or overnight explores a lesser-known corner of Slide Mountain Wilderness while summitting two rugged peaks taller than 3,800 feet.
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This 9.8-mile out-and-back dayhike or overnight explores a lesser-known corner of Slide Mountain Wilderness while summitting two rugged peaks taller than 3,800 feet.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 8.0

Waypoints

PTT009

Location: 41.9531669616699, -74.3984985351562

Peekamoose Mtn. (3,843 ft.); best views are from boulder near summit.
Extend hike: Trek 3.4 miles S to Peekamoose Rd. to make this an end-to-end (requires car shuttle), or return to East Branch, camp, and continue to Slide Mountain

PTT007

Location: 41.9585342407227, -74.4053039550781

Table Mtn. (3,847 ft.); stay on ridgeline, which is thickly forested with hardwoods that are spectacular in autumn

PTT005

Location: 41.9751091003418, -74.4272155761719

Former site of Denning Lean-To

PTT003

Location: 41.9748878479004, -74.4336395263672

Turn R onto rugged Peekamoose-Table Trail

PTT004

Location: 41.9768714904785, -74.4263305664062

Cross log over East Branch of the Neversink River; superb campsites sit between river banks and farther upstream

PTT001

Location: 41.9653968811035, -74.4524002075195

Trailhead; begin NE on Phoenicia-East Branch Trail

PTT002

Location: 41.9714012145996, -74.4421157836914

This old horse carriage road-turned-wilderness trail passes briefly through private land

PTT006

Location: 41.9649429321289, -74.4252319335938

Steep climb up old XC ski trail; frequent ledges and short scrambles make this hike more entertaining

PTT008

Location: 41.9563674926758, -74.3974075317383

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