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Bull Hill (Mt. Taurus)
Bull Hill.jpg
Bull Hill from Storm King
Elevation 1,420 feet (433 m)
Location
Location New York
Range Hudson Highlands
Coordinates 41°26′18″N, 73°57′21″W
Topo map West Point
Climbing
First ascent unknown
Easiest route trail

Bull Hill, sometimes called Mount Taurus, is a mountain in the U.S. state of New York. It is north of the village of Cold Spring on the Hudson River, in Putnam County. It is part of the mountain range known as the Hudson Highlands.

Breakneck Ridge panorama
A view south from the summit of Bull Hill

An old quarry can be seen on its south ridge.

The mountain may have gotten its name from a bull that farmers chased down it. The bull's fall gave the Breakneck Ridge its name.


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