Basin Mountain (New York) facts for kids
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Basin as seen from Haystack
|Elevation||4,826 ft (1,471 m) NGVD 29|
|Prominence||725 ft (221 m)|
|Listing||Adirondack High Peaks 9th|
|Location||Keene, New York, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Keene Valley|
Basin Mountain is the ninth-highest peak of the High Peaks Region in the Adirondack Park in the U.S. State of New York. The peak was named by Verplanck Colvin for several basins formed between knobs on its slopes. It is located in the High Peaks Wilderness Area. A basin is an area of land enclosed by higher land.
Basin Mountain is one of the highest peaks in the Great Range.
Basin Mountain can be climbed from many trailheads in the Adirondacks. The shortest route to the peak starts at The Garden trailhead west of the village of Keene Valley.
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