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Big Bald, North Carolina/Tennessee


Prominence: 2556 ft, 779 m

Elevation: 5516 feet, 1681 meters


Approx. Isolation: 15.95 mi, 25.67 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5516 ft / 1681 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 59' 24'' N; 82° 29' 25'' W
35.989967, -82.490312 (Dec Deg)
365660E 3983862N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
Tennessee
County/Second Level RegionYancey
Unicoi (Highest Point)
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     Big Bald at SummitPost.org
     Big Bald at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Unicoi, TN by Ken Oeser
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Unicoi, TN by Roy Schweiker

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Lists that contain Big Bald:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #438)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #30)
     Southeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #10)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #186)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #83)
     Southeast USA Peaks Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #10)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #22)
     Tennessee County High Points (Rank #6)
     Tennessee 4500-foot Peaks (Rank #22)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #16)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #18)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #27)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #93)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #156)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2000-05-07 by Kevin Hessler
     2003-04-25 by Alan Beck
     2008-11-01 by Brian Stansberry
     2010-02-14 by Shannon Dillmore (Unsuccessful)
     2011-10-22 by Tom Layton
     2012-08-13 by Ron Stangeland
     2013-05-18 by Rob Anthony
     2014-05-01 by Ken Russell

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (80 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2556 ft/779 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2596 ft/791 m
  Line Parent: Blackstock Knob
  Key Col: Paint Gap    2960 ft/902 m
Isolation15.95 mi/25.67 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Flat Spring Knob  (SSE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Bald Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsNolichucky
French Broad
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Cherokee National Forest
Topo MapBald Creek O35082h4 1:24,000



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