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Highest elevation on the Finger Lakes Trail (FLT)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme
N 42° 02.542 W 074° 35.689
18T E 533534 N 4654559
Quick Description: Less than a mile from the summit of Balsam Lake Mountain, it is over 3500 feet above sea level.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/27/2014 9:28:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMM60V
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Finger Lakes Trail (FLT) main trail is 563 miles long, extending from the Pennsylvania border in Alleghany State Park to Denning, east of Claryville (Ulster County), with and additional 360 miles of branch trails.

Balsam Lake Mountain is the only Catskill peak over 3500 feet elevation that the FLT traverses.

To see the documentation of this claim, go to the interactive map (visit link) , zoom in on the easternmost section, and click on the red balloon. It will open a pop-up window that reads, "High Point FLT! - Trail Jct (in bold) Highest elevation on the Finger Lakes Trail (3,660 ft), Trail junction"
State/Province/County/Territory etc.: New York

Elevation: 3660

Elevation Measurement: Feet

Access: Hiking Trail/Foot Path

Fee: No

Related URL (If available): [Web Link]

If Yes How Much?: Not Listed

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