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Overlook Mountain

Looking East from the cliff Launch
MSL 3114
AGL 2,500
Glide to LZ No designated LZ. Pilots must be prepared to go cross country.
Rating/Skills H4

CL Signoff required

Wind Directions SE, SSE, S, SSW
Season Year round, Snowbound in winter
Restrictions New York State, Department of Environmental Conservation rules apply.
Radio Frequencies 151.505 - 151.625 - 151.925 - 151.955 - 158.40
Site Type Public
Fees Day Pass None

Yearly None

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42.085994, -74.091282, Cliff Launch </googlemap>


Overlook mountain has been flown intermittently since the early 1970s. Currently this is a hike in site. The trail is 2.25 miles and a 1400 feet climb.


Pilots used to drive up to launch, but since the DEC has purchased the land it has reverted to a wilderness area and access is now only by foot. It now will go several years between visits from pilots.


The summit is the southern end of a 30 mile long north south ridge, with a large bowl facing south. Excellent thermal lift can be found here.


The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation owns the summit and the trail to it. Hang gliding is permitted.

Site Records

Flex wing Distance/Duration : Unknown

Rigid wing Distance/Duration : Unknown