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Grassy Ridge Bald, North Carolina


Prominence: 648 ft, 198 m

Elevation: 6160+ feet, 1878+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 2.37 mi, 3.81 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6160 - 6200 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6160 ft / 1878 m
    (Range 6160 - 6200 ft)
SubpeaksGrassy Ridge (6120 ft/1865 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 5' 59'' N; 82° 4' 50'' W
36.099811, -82.080509 (Dec Deg)
402737E 3995559N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAvery (Highest Point)
Mitchell
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     Grassy Ridge Bald at SummitPost.org
     Grassy Ridge Bald at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Grassy Ridge Bald at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Avery, NC by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Avery, NC by Patrick Craft

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Lists that contain Grassy Ridge Bald:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #21)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #11)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #7)
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #22)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #9)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #23)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #9)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #16)
     South Beyond 6000 (Rank #26)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #139)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2002-01-29 by Kevin Hessler
     2006-11-18 by Brian Stansberry
     2010-06-19 by Nathan Sylvester
     2011-03-22 by Rob Carter
     2011-11-26 by Tom Layton
     2012-05-17 by Wilson Eury
     2012-05-20 by Mike Stinson
     2012-06-17 by Eric Bruce
     2012-07-23 by Tommy Cox
     2012-08-23 by Dave Dunham
     2013-01-02 by William Musser
     2013-12-31 by William Sanderson
     2014-05-15 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2014-07-20 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2014-10-18 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2015-04-05 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2015-06-06 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2015-06-28 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2015-07-25 by Bryan Marchant
     2016-02-06 by Dylan Addis
     2016-04-19 by PJ Anderer (GPS Track)
     2016-06-11 by Tom Layton

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Spectacular views
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View from the summit of Grassy Ridge Bald (2016-05-07). Photo by Jonathan Blackwell.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 648 ft/198 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 688 ft/210 m
  Line Parent: Roan High Knob
  Key Col: Carvers Gap    5512 ft/1680 m
Isolation2.37 mi/3.81 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Roan High Knob  (W)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Roan-Unaka Mountains
Drainage BasinsNolichucky
French Broad
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapCarvers Gap O36082a1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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