Green Knob, North Carolina

Prominence: 760 ft, 232 m

Elevation: 5080+ feet, 1548+ meters

True Isolation: 2.49 mi, 4.01 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5080 - 5120 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5080 ft / 1548 m
    (Range 5080 - 5120 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 43' 14'' N, 82° 13' 26'' W
35.720515, -82.223875 (Dec Deg)
389304 E 3953641 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionYancey

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Lists that contain Green Knob:
     Carolina Lookout Tower Challenge (Rank #8)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #180)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #159)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 83
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 75)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-06-14 by David Aaronson
     2009-08-02 by Tom Layton
     2012-06-04 by jeff branin
     2012-08-23 by Dave Dunham
     2013-12-03 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2016-07-03 by Lincoln Durey (GPS Track)
     2017-05-07 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2017-07-06 by Jim Haynor
     2017-08-27 by Mike Gourley (GPS Track)
     2017-10-21 by Tom Layton
     2018-04-14 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2018-05-11 by Henry Pharr
     2018-09-02 by Justin P (GPS Track)
     2018-11-30 by Ricky Kincaid
     2019-06-19 by Ben Lostracco
     2020-01-23 by Scott Leslie
     2020-04-04 by Cameron Hendrixson (GPS Track)
     2021-03-20 by Barrett Wood
     2021-05-16 by Steven Fishback
     2023-05-10 by Veronica Ashcroft

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Lookout Tower atop of Green Knob (2016-04-23). Photo by Jonathan Blackwell.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 760 ft/231 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 840 ft/255 m
  Key Col: Deep Gap    4320 ft/1317 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.49 mi/4.01 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.7492, -82.2508
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Commissary Hill  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage Basins
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapOld Fort O35082f2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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