Cataloochee Balsam, North Carolina

Prominence: 1547 ft, 472 m

Elevation: 5970 feet, 1820 meters

True Isolation: 6.1 mi, 9.82 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5970 ft / 1820 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 34' 53'' N, 83° 10' 35'' W
35.581521, -83.17648 (Dec Deg)
302792 E 3939715 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 24
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 24)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2017-09-04 by Chris Gilsdorf
     2019-10-03 by William Sanderson
     2020-10-12 by Marvin Reeves
     2021-04-11 by Brandon Girard (GPS Track)
     2021-06-06 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2021-09-03 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2022-05-28 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)

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American flag placed at the summit of Cataloochee Balsam, left by a fellow peakbagger (hat tip!) (2020-10-12). Photo by Marvin Reeves.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1547 ft/472 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1547 ft/472 m
  Key Col: 4423 ft/1348 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.1 mi/9.82 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.67, -83.1767
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Balsam Corner  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
Range6: Balsam Mountain
Drainage BasinsTuckasegee
Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapBunches Bald O35083e2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Cataloochee Balsam Summit with small flag (2021-09-03). Photo by Albert Wolff.
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