Sassafras Knob, Georgia

Prominence: 321 ft, 98 m

Elevation: 4121 feet, 1256 meters

True Isolation: 1.41 mi, 2.27 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4121 ft / 1256 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 58' 35'' N, 83° 40' 0'' W
34.97638, -83.666699 (Dec Deg)
256559 E 3873673 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTowns

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 24
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 23)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2014-03-01 by Dan Hildebrand
     2015-12-21 by John Chambers
     2017-03-04 by Debbie Adams
     2018-04-07 by Debbie Adams
     2019-03-16 by Mike Trimble (GPS Track)
     2020-11-21 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2021-02-07 by Barrett Wood
     2021-03-12 by Lawrence Morrissey (GPS Track)
     2021-03-12 by Lawrence Morrissey (GPS Track)
     2021-03-12 by Don Yates
     2021-03-13 by Jack Forester (GPS Track)
     2021-03-13 by Holly Saxby (GPS Track)
     2021-05-06 by Ted Shemella (GPS Track)

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I believe this is Sassafras in the distance. Heading West from Hightower around Tom's Gap. Good look at the ridge (2021-03-13). Photo by Holly Saxby.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 321 ft/98 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 361 ft/110 m
  Key Col: Lemons Gap    3800 ft/1158 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.41 mi/2.27 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 34.9692, -83.69
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Eagle Mountain  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: Georgia Blue Ridge
Drainage BasinsHiwassee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests
Wilderness/Special Area: Southern Nantahala Wilderness Area
Topo MapMacedonia O34083h6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Lemon's Gap area East to West...right before I almost lost my balance for a photo and opted for the safer "around it" option. Holly S. and Shanna (2021-03-13). Photo by Holly Saxby.
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