Mount Le Conte, Tennessee

Prominence: 1360 ft, 415 m

Elevation: 6593 feet, 2010 meters

Approx. Isolation: 7.2 mi, 11.59 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6593 ft / 2010 m
Alternate Name(s)Mount LeConte
Highest SummitHigh Top
SubpeaksMount Le Conte-Cliff Top (6555 ft/1998 m)
Mount Le Conte-Myrtle Point (6443 ft/1964 m)
Mount Le Conte-West Point (6344 ft/1934 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 39' 16'' N; 83° 26' 13'' W
35.654352, -83.436831 (Dec Deg)
279398E 3948348N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSevier

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     Tennessee 4500-foot Peaks (Rank #3)
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #6)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     0000 by George Beckmann
     1981-06-17 by Marvin Reeves
     1992-03-18 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2006 by G. Ringle
     2009-03-21 by Walter Blume
     2010-04-21 by Ed Wandall
     2010-05-18 by Tom Kiffmeyer
     2011-04-05 by Craig Barrett
     2011-04-06 by Travis Leonard
     2011-04-13 by Ed Wandall
     2011-06-28 by Kevin O'Laughlin
     2011-09-13 by Scott Parkins
     2012-06-23 by Steve Fentner
     2012-07-22 by Tom Layton
     2013-08-30 by Ian Covey
     2014-03-08 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2014-05-16 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2014-07-16 by Mark Prier
     2014-07-25 by William Musser
     2015-03-24 by Eric Lombardo
     2015-05-31 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2015-06-28 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)

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Mount LeConte, Tennessee, as seen from Charlies Bunion (2010-04-10). Photo by Jeff Malik.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1360 ft/415 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1360 ft/415 m
  Line Parent: Mount Guyot
  Key Col: False Gap    5233 ft/1595 m
Isolation7.2 mi/11.59 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Clingmans Dome  (SSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
Drainage BasinsFrench Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapMount Le Conte O35083f4 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Cherokee Orchard 2580 ft/786 m
Vertical Gain: 4013 ft/1224 m
Distance (one way): 6.15 mi/9.9 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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All of us at the summit (2013-03-15). Photo by Howard Gilson.
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