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Burroughs Range Trail (Wittenburg Cornell Slide Trail)

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8.6 mile 13.8 kilometer point to point
69% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 3,618' 1,103 m
Descent: -2,146' -654 m
High: 4,192' 1,278 m
Low: 1,390' 424 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 13% (7°)
Max Grade: 71% (35°)

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This trail approaches Slide Mountain from the east before passing over two more mountains, gaining 3635 ft.

Mirek Wierzbicki

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

There is a $6.00 fee to park at the lot where the directions take you.

Description

From parking lot follow the red blazed trail. This is a rugged trail but well maintained. Be prepared for a lot of scrambling. After running 3.9 miles, you reach the summit of Wittenberg with great views on the summit. The summit of Cornell Mountain is at reached after 4.8 miles. At 7.05 miles you hit the Slide Mt. You'll have great views just before and after summit . To complete entire trail you'll continue down another 1.9 miles to Phoenicia-East Branch Trail, but many runners use the summit of Slide Mountain as a turnaround point.

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Sep 29, 2018
Ami Yokoyama

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#124

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Slide Mountain takes on a new character in the winter.
May 9, 2017 near Shokan, NY
Slide Mountain is gorgeous in the winter.
May 8, 2017 near Shokan, NY
Enjoy the wonderful view from Mt. Slide on the Wittenburg Cornell Slide Trail.
Jun 11, 2017 near Shokan, NY
Enjoy pleasant winter views from the summit of Slide Mountain.
May 9, 2017 near Shokan, NY
Enjoy a charming and peaceful view from Wittenberg Mountain.
Jun 4, 2017 near Shokan, NY
The Wittenberg Cornell Slide Trail is only for the brave and sure-footed!
Jun 4, 2017 near Shokan, NY

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