Brasstown Bald, Georgia

Prominence: 2108 ft, 642 m

Elevation: 4784 feet, 1458 meters

Approx. Isolation: 15.93 mi, 25.64 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4784 ft / 1458 m
SubpeaksBrasstown Wilderness High Point (4720 ft/1439 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 52' 28'' N; 83° 48' 40'' W
34.874361, -83.811077 (Dec Deg)
243057E 3862716N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceGeorgia (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionTowns (Highest Point)
Union (Highest Point)

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     Brasstown Bald at Trip Report for Towns, GA by Hans Haustein Trip Report for Union, GA by Hans Haustein Trip Report for Union, GA by Thomas Harper

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Lists that contain Brasstown Bald:
     Southeast/Ozark USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #22)
     Georgia 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #1)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #231)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #101)
     United States State High Points (plus DC) (Rank #25)
     U.S. State High Points (Rank #25)
     Southeast USA Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #21)
     Georgia County High Points (Rank #1)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #36)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #86)
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #26)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #23)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #31)
     Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points (Rank #23)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #39)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1991-07-09 by Dennis Stewart
     2000-05-24 by Scott Surgent
     2007-04-08 by G. Ringle
     2007-04-08 by Jim Haynor
     2007-06-13 by Melanie Deare
     2010-04-21 by William Musser
     2010-07-10 by Matthew Martinez
     2012-02-18 by Paul Barish
     2012-06-28 by Alan Barber
     2013-01-12 by Byron Crowe
     2013-05-04 by Richard Oestreicher
     2013-06-01 by Dan Hildebrand
     2013-07-22 by Preston Ledford
     2013-08-07 by Bill Reese
     2013-12-19 by Dennis Stewart
     2015-05-09 by Dave Stauffer
     2015-05-25 by kevin marvin
     2016-01-16 by Jared Salzmann
     2016-06-02 by Dave Dunham (GPS Track)
     2016-09-25 by Jim Haynor (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (563 total)

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Georgia state high point tower at Brasstown Bald (2006-12-13). Photo by Tom Owen.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2108 ft/642 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2108 ft/642 m
  Line Parent: Standing Indian
  Key Col: Dicks Creek Gap    2676 ft/816 m
Isolation15.93 mi/25.64 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Boteler Peak  (NNE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: Georgia Blue Ridge
Drainage BasinsHiwassee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Brasstown Wilderness Area
Topo MapJacks Gap O34083g7 1:24,000
Route #1 Paved Road: Brasstown Bald Road
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Lights from the summit of Brasstown Bald (2016-01-05). Photo by Josh Brooks.
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BRASSTOWN BALD (2014-03-08). Photo by Shawn Dunn.
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