Hodges Gap

Col Elevation: 3320- feet, 1012- meters

Key Col for:Snake Mountain  (5560 ft/1695 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3320 - 3280 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 12' 25'' N, 81° 42' 12'' W
36.206993, -81.703434 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 2240 ft/683 m
Optimistic: 2320 ft/707 m
Average: 2280 ft/695 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Calloway Peak - East Summit
Prominence Parent: Grandfather Mountain
Island Parent: Roan High Knob
Ridgewalk Distance:24.48 mi/39.39 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest
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 Snake 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: Snake Mountain55602240 New/Watauga  
(Unnamed Col)4440  New/Watauga0.740.74
Rich Mountain Bald5372932 New/Watauga0.781.52
(Unnamed Col)5120  New/Watauga0.471.99
Tater Hill519474 New/Watauga0.32.29
KEY COL: Hodges Gap3320  New/Watauga8.7611.06
Sandy Flat3840  New/Watauga5.2116.26
(Ridge Junction)  Appalachian Divide/South Blue RidgeCatawba/Watauga7.6823.94
(Ridge Junction)  Appalachian Divide/South Blue RidgeCatawba/Watauga0.124.04
LINE PARENT: Calloway Peak - East Summit594519Appalachian Divide/South Blue RidgeCatawba/Watauga0.4424.48
PROM PARENT: Grandfather Mountain59462426    
ISLAND PARENT: Roan High Knob62853485    

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