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Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Doug Melton's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (13 out of 250, or 5.2%)

RankPeak Elev-M
StateRange (Level 4)Isol-KmAscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Mitchell20371857NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1913.513342009-11-02
1.Mount Rogers1746759VAWestern Blue Ridge Ranges65.28792009-11-02
3.Clingmans Dome20251379NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains113.813642009-11-03
4.Mount Marcy16291501NYAdirondack Mountains208.619012010-07-25
5.Mount Washington19171880NHWhite Mountains1318.941512010-07-27
 Katahdin-South Peak160924MELongfellow Mountains.43992010-07-28
6.Katahdin16061310MELongfellow Mountains254.816892010-07-28
7.Richland Balsam1954930NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges43.61722018-10-12
7.Chestnut Bald184173NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.11062018-10-12
7.Huckleberry Knob17071061NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front47.31182018-10-12
7.Haw Knob166871NC/TNSouthern Blue Ridge Front1.2532018-10-12
11.Big Bald1681791NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges25.51582019-04-26
12.Roan High Knob19161074NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges30.22972019-04-27
13.Whitetop Mountain1695341VAWestern Blue Ridge Ranges5.41592019-04-28
 Snake Mountain-North Peak168224NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.6562019-04-29
 Mount Craig2026100NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.4339 
 Cattail Peak202461NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.4170 
 Balsam Cone2024134NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.4215 
 Mount Guyot2018494NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains26.9120 
 Mount Le Conte2010415TNGreat Smoky Mountains11.5400 
 Clingmans Peak199937NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.755 
 Mount Gibbes1999146NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.397 
 Mount Le Conte-Cliff Top199847TNGreat Smoky Mountains.7125 
 Potato Hill197447NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.4148 
 Mount Le Conte-Myrtle Point196412TNGreat Smoky Mountains.275 
 Potato Knob196337NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.572 
 Mount Chapman1956188NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains2.167 
 Old Black194264NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains.7101 
 Blackstock Knob1939158NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.669 
 Mount Le Conte-West Point193444TNGreat Smoky Mountains.728 
 Mount Hallback192952NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.1101 
 Celo Knob1928197NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges5.6105 
 Waterrock Knob1918593NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges17.1136 
 Mount Lyn Lowry1914134NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.470 
 Browning Knob191461NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.563 
 Roan High Bluff191057NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges2.4136 
 Cloudland Mountain190237NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.595 
 Percys Peak190249NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.453 
 Gibbs Mountain190261NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.286 
 Luftee Knob1900108NCGreat Smoky Mountains3.635 
 Mount Kephart1895212NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains4.3171 
 Black Balsam Knob1894301NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges11.1256 
 Winter Star Mountain189198NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.6139 
 Grassy Ridge Bald1890210NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges3.7221 
 Mount Collins1886142NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains2.3222 
 Mount Yonaguska188379NCGreat Smoky Mountains.722 
 Marks Knob188088NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.634 
 Mount Ambler187838NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains.6118 
 Grassy Ridge187837NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.540 
 Mount Hardy1878256NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges5.472 
 Big Cataloochee Mountain1876206NCGreat Smoky Mountains4.236 
 Tricorner Knob187320NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains.552 
 Mount Hardison187041NCGreat Smoky Mountains.711 
 Thermo Knob186537NCGreat Smoky Mountains.88 
 Craggy Dome1865329NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges5.580 
 Reinhart Knob186585NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.658 
 Ball Crag18619NHWhite Mountains.3138 
 Plott Balsam Mountain1856124NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.650 
 Grassy Cove Top1853122NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.0133 
 Tennent Mountain185361NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.7205 
 Sam Knob1853134NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.6129 
 Shining Rock184198NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.1168 
 Yellow Face1839107NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.773 
 Cold Mountain1838314NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges6.8110 
 Mount Sequoyah183062NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains1.093 
 Silvermine Bald182937NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.641 
 Pinnacle Lead182973TNGreat Smoky Mountains1.05 
 Anakeesta Knob182582TNGreat Smoky Mountains1.917 
 Cataloochee Balsam1820472NCGreat Smoky Mountains9.811 
 Bullhead Mountain1817122NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.422 
 Big Butt1817232NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges4.631 
 Andrews Bald181773NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.350 
 Rough Butt Bald1817171NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.418 
 Cold Spring Knob1817110NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.67 
 Grandfather Mountain1812752NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front23.6240 
 Stairs Mountain180440NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.950 
 Attic Window Peak180498NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front1.294 
 Chiltoes Mountain1804110NCGreat Smoky Mountains2.110 
 Flower Knob180449NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.546 
 Green Knob180461NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.316 
 Laurel Top1800142NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains4.621 
 Craggy Pinnacle179671NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.983 
 Lone Bald179285NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.811 
 Little Sam Knob178768NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.719 
 Eagle Rocks1783112NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains1.536 
 MacRae Peak178262NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front.295 
 Mount Sterling1781202NCGreat Smoky Mountains4.594 
 Jane Bald178037NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.6187 
 Balsam Point178037TNGreat Smoky Mountains1.13 
 Spot Knob178085NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.113 
 Round Bald178073NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges1.0221 
 Blackrock Mountain177164NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.123 
 Mount Mingus1768162TNGreat Smoky Mountains2.89 
 Old Bald176885NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.78 
 Mount Adams1768262NHWhite Mountains4.81865 
 Dog Loser Knob175649NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.623 
 Balsam High Top175698NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.011 
 Herrin Knob175685NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.611 
 Devils Courthouse175649NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.678 
 Little Bearpen North175661NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.62 
 Mount Pisgah1744427NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges9.0116 
 Masa Knob174363NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains.746 
 Flat Spring Knob174373NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.613 
 Craggy Gardens174373NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.738 
 Steestachee Bald1743183NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.813 
 Peak 56801743105NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.711 
 Anakeesta Ridge174398TNGreat Smoky Mountains1.04 
 Agiocochook Crag17439NHWhite Mountains.329 
 Point Misery1742120NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.931 
 Mount Jefferson1741229NHWhite Mountains2.71751 
 Lickstone Bald1737246NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.511 
 Little Bald Knob1731168NCGreat Smoky Mountains5.314 
 Mingus Lead173149TNGreat Smoky Mountains.72 
 The Pinnacle1727154NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front2.780 
 Spruce Mountain172139NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.34 
 Little Butt171937NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.527 
 Graveyard Ridge171973NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.818 
 Buck Knob1719146NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.712 
 Brown Lead1719110NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.110 
 Nelson Crag171811NHWhite Mountains.4101 
 Grassy Bald171141NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.94 
 Silers Bald170987NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains2.3106 
 Jenkins Knob170728NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains.445 
 Charlies Bunion170761NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains.7147 
 Snake Mountain1707707NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges25.754 
 Buck Knob170761NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.54 
 Laurel Patch Bald1707110NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.812 
 Tanasee Bald170761NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.65 
 Beartrap Knob170749NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.52 
 Hump Mountain1703289NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges6.9115 
 Sam Adams170234NHWhite Mountains.4143 
 Rich Mountain Bald1702117NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.313 
 Campbell Lick170078NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.87 
 Gage Bald169965NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.911 
 Porters-False Peak169889NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains1.924 
 Elk Knob1695329NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges2.8236 
 Charley Bald169573NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.66 
 Hemphill Bald1695122NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.921 
 Wilburn Ridge169549VAWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.6153 
 Thomas Knob169549VAWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.650 
 Bear Ridge169133NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.50 
 Mount Clay168648NHWhite Mountains1.0601 
 Big Pine Mountain168628NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.41 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill168630NHWhite Mountains.870 
 Thunderhead Mountain1685344NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains12.7146 
 Pine Mountain168451VAWestern Blue Ridge Ranges1.7174 
 Old Butt Knob168450NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.723 
 Beech Mountain1682463NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges9.924 
 Bunches Bald1682312NCGreat Smoky Mountains5.018 
 Big Junction East168298NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front2.59 
 Wooly Tops Mountain168273TNGreat Smoky Mountains.75 
 Setzer Mountain168273NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.95 
 Brush Fence Ridge168261NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.718 
 Boott Spur168042NHWhite Mountains.8343 
 Little Yellow Mountain1678198NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges3.013 
 Whim Knob1677116NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.211 
 Standing Indian1676871NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front52.2187 
 Pecks Corner South167364NCGreat Smoky Mountains.47 
 Walker Knob167149NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.519 
 Doubletop Mountain1671293NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges5.310 
 Soco Bald167037NCGreat Smoky Mountains.614 
 Wine Spring Bald1670536NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges15.742 
 Breakneck Ridge1670183NCGreat Smoky Mountains2.55 
 Hawk Mountain1670110NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges1.38 
 Ogle Ridge167098NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.48 
 Big Yellow Mountain167073NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges3.229 
 Little Hump Mountain1670158NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges2.1100 
 Beartown Mountain167049NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.837 
 Snaggy Bald1668180NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.77 
 Blockhouse Mountain1667192NCGreat Smoky Mountains2.13 
 Lost Knob166657NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.71 
 The Sawteeth166240NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains.533 
 Coxcomb Mountain1659367NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.66 
 Rocky Top165825NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains.5104 
 Bald Knob165873NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front.911 
 Walker Bald1658219NCGreat Smoky Mountains3.67 
 Pinnacle Bald165898NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.16 
 Parker Knob165861NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.53 
 Hooper Bald165558NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front1.326 
 John Quincy Adams164923NHWhite Mountains.3175 
 Monticello Lawn Peak164810NHWhite Mountains.294 
 Peak 54011646110NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.29 
 Snowball Mountain1646158NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.726 
 Stratton Bald1646341NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front5.533 
 Sugartree Licks North164685NCGreat Smoky Mountains.65 
 Graybeard Mountain1646122NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front2.739 
 Sugarland Mountain-Middle Peak1646110TNGreat Smoky Mountains.910 
 Peregrine Peak163866TNGreat Smoky Mountains.816 
 Mount Monroe163783NHWhite Mountains1.11750 
 Rich Mountain Bald1637296NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges1.921 
 Mount Madison1636142NHWhite Mountains1.01785 
 The Narrows163437NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.733 
 Crabtree Bald1634841NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges18.627 
 Rocky Bald1634146NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.86 
 Fryingpan Mountain1634134NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.667 
 Abigail Adams163218NHWhite Mountains.2134 
 Wayah Bald162855NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.8132 
 Linville Peak162237NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front.353 
 Little Pisgah Mountain162273NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.880 
 Little Bald Mountain1622122NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.034 
 Big Bald1622122NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.227 
 Moody Top1622110NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.611 
 Birdstand Mountain162298NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.58 
 Big Bald1618362NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges7.412 
 Bearpen Knob161227NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.59 
 Horseshoe Mountain161288TNGreat Smoky Mountains.72 
 Brier Ridge160937VAWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.59 
 Mount Lafayette16091036NHWhite Mountains27.72545 
 Tusquitee Bald1609549NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges12.623 
 Yellow Bald1609329NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front5.010 
 Rocky Knob South160973NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front1.124 
 Adams 5160818NHWhite Mountains.2197 
 Heintooga Bald160569NCGreat Smoky Mountains.85 
 High Top1604129NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.811 
 Copper Ridge Bald1602311NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges6.228 
 Saddle Tree Gap Peak1600125NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front2.220 
 Sugar Mountain1597354NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front5.139 
 Cold Spring Knob1597122NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains2.849 
 Siler Bald1597341NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.463 
 Albert Mountain159785NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front.6113 
 Hanging Rock1597329NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges4.230 
 Little Bald1597110NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges2.262 
 Lane Pinnacle1594192NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.520 
 Potato Hill Bald1591100NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.57 
 Mount Monroe-West Peak159024NHWhite Mountains.2350 
 Potrock Bald159066NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.113 
 Brier Knob1590114NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains1.939 
 Maddron Bald158916TNGreat Smoky Mountains.410 
 Hangover158537NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front.614 
 Newton Bald1585195NCGreat Smoky Mountains8.214 
 Cosby Knob1585154NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains2.833 
 The Peak1585280NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges8.727 
 Licklog Mountain158573NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.13 
 Nettle Creek Bald1585188NCGreat Smoky Mountains5.713 
 South Hooper Bald1585146NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front1.16 
 Beech Mountain-East Summit158573NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges1.913 
 Unaka Mountain1585451NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges13.170 
 Beech Knob158549NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.72 
 Elk Hollow Ridge158549NC/TNWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.729 
 Middle Top158561NCGreat Smoky Mountains.70 
 Little Haw Knob158561NC/TNSouthern Blue Ridge Front.61 
 Tater Hill158335NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.96 
 High Rocks1582229NCGreat Smoky Mountains7.75 
 Lower Hughes Ridge1581118NCGreat Smoky Mountains3.28 
 Coward Bald1581106NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.15 
 Ledge Bald158035NCGreat Smoky Mountains.610 
 Upper Highland Ridge157587NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.81 
 High Knob157437NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.50 
 Sandymush Bald1570156NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges4.337 
 Peak 5149156982NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.410 
 Indian Knob1566139NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.82 
 De Armond Bald156566NCGreat Smoky Mountains.71 
 Yellow Mountain1563478NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front24.529 
 Ross Knob156137NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.18 
 Cabin Ridge156137VAWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.52 
 Green Knob1561256NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front4.053 
 Big Butt1561122NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front1.38 
 Pilot Mountain1561171NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.150 
 Yellow Spot156185NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges1.52 
 Haw Orchard Mountain1561146VAWestern Blue Ridge Ranges2.243 
 Rocky Bald156185NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.622 
 Algonquin Peak1559649NYAdirondack Mountains6.01493 
 Rich Benchmark1556166NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges2.65 
 Bluff Mountain1554506NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges6.519 
 Mount Lincoln155164NHWhite Mountains1.22238 
 Purchase Knob1550112NCGreat Smoky Mountains3.67 
 Bearwallow Knob155099NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.92 
 Little Bald Knob1548207NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front2.110 
 Big Scaly1548110NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front.810 
 Mount Davis1548122NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains2.219 
 Perry Top1548122NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.74 
 Cataloochee Divide154898NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.49 
 Fie Top154885NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.04 
 Dead Line Ridge154861NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.69 
 Big Pinnacle154849VAWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.543 
 North Eaglenest Mountain1546168NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges4.08 
 Mount Squires154570NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains1.624 
 Soco Gap North154481NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.36 
 Docks Gap East154456NCGreat Smoky Mountains.70 
 Cheoah Bald1543731NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges13.2107 
 Green Knob1541159NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges3.015 
 Becks Bald1540138NCGreat Smoky Mountains2.85 
 Seniard Mountain154028NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.44 
 Ridgepole Mountain1537220NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front3.814 
 Cammerer Ridge1537244NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains3.457 
 Mount Franklin153624NHWhite Mountains.4628 
 Pinnacle Mountain153637NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front.38 
 Leatherwood Top153637NCGreat Smoky Mountains.50 
 Mount Truman153649NHWhite Mountains.4739 
 Blue Knob1536195NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.83 
 Yellow Mountain1536213NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front1.910 
 Three Top Mountain1536399NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges3.924 
 Shortoff Mountain1536293NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front3.125 
 Sunup Knob153673NC/TNGreat Smoky Mountains1.118 
 Eaglenest Ridge153673NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges1.56 
 Three Top Mountain-Big Rock153661NCWestern Blue Ridge Ranges3.411 
 Lower Hyatt Ridge1530189NCGreat Smoky Mountains3.13 
 Matlock Bald152829NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.75 
 Boteler Peak1527406NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges9.811 
 Art Stewart Ridge152437NCSouthern Blue Ridge Front.41 
 Weatherman Bald152461NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.72 
 Elk Garden Ridge152449VAWestern Blue Ridge Ranges.129 
 Peak 4960152498NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.811 
 Hawkbill Rock152449NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.420 
 Wolfden Knob152461NCCentral Blue Ridge Ranges.77 
 Lickstone Ridge152461NCGreat Smoky Mountains1.90 

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