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Big Butt, North Carolina


Prominence: 680 ft, 207 m

Elevation: 5920+ feet, 1804+ meters


True Isolation: 2.88 mi, 4.63 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5920 - 5960 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5920 ft / 1804 m
    (Range 5920 - 5960 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 47' 12'' N, 82° 20' 48'' W
35.786803, -82.346561 (Dec Deg)
378308 E 3961139 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionBuncombe
Yancey
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     Big Butt Mountain at SummitPost.org
     Big Butt at ListsOfJohn.com

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Lists that contain Big Butt:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #37)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #41)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2012-10-27 by Tom Layton
     2014-12-31 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2015-09-19 by Tom Layton
     2016-07-24 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (17 total)

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View just below Big Butt summit. (2014-05-10). Photo by Bruce Hicks.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 680 ft/207 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 760 ft/231 m
  Key Col: 5240 ft/1597 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.88 mi/4.63 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.7483, -82.3267
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Blackstock Knob  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Black Mountains
Drainage BasinsFrench Broad
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapMount Mitchell O35082g3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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