Key Col for Balsam Beartown Mountain

Col Elevation: 2580- feet, 786- meters

Key Col for:Balsam Beartown Mountain  (4710 ft/1436 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2580 - 2560 ft
    (20-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 53' 6'' N, 81° 17' 8'' W
36.884864, -81.28554 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 2130 ft/650 m
Optimistic: 2150 ft/655 m
Average: 2140 ft/652 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Rogers
Prominence Parent: Mount Rogers
Island Parent: Mount Mitchell
Ridgewalk Distance:71.33 mi/114.79 km
CountryUnited States

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
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Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Balsam Beartown Mountain to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Balsam Beartown Mountain47102130 New/North Fork Holston  
(Unnamed Col)4120  New/North Fork Holston0.620.62
South Balsam Beartown4280160 New/North Fork Holston0.481.1
(Ridge Junction)   New/North Fork Holston1.482.58
Garden Mountain-Peak 40804080200 New/North Fork Holston46.58
(Ridge Junction)   New/North Fork Holston1.58.08
(Ridge Junction)   New/North Fork Holston7.215.27
(Ridge Junction)   New/North Fork Holston8.3423.62
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)2580  New/South Fork Holston9.7433.35
(Ridge Junction)   New/South Fork Holston24.5157.87
(Ridge Junction)   New/South Fork Holston4.7362.6
(Ridge Junction)   New/South Fork Holston2.8965.49
Hurricane Mountain4440120 New/South Fork Holston1.5567.04
(Unnamed Col)4320  New/South Fork Holston0.3167.35
Flat Top44000 New/South Fork Holston0.3467.69
(Unnamed Col)3760  New/South Fork Holston1.469.09
LINE PARENT: Mount Rogers57292449 New/South Fork Holston2.2371.32
PROM PARENT: Mount Rogers57292449    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Mitchell66846089    

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