Brier Creek Bald, Georgia

Prominence: 323 ft, 99 m

Elevation: 4163 feet, 1269 meters

True Isolation: 0.86 mi, 1.39 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4163 ft / 1269 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 48' 27'' N, 83° 41' 59'' W
34.807535, -83.699686 (Dec Deg)
253042 E 3855022 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTowns

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     Georgia 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #13)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 39
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 38)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-02-02 by Bill Oswald
     2008-03-09 by Mark Prosser
     2012-08-12 by Scott Chruszcz
     2013-04-07 by Nick Knowles
     2013-09-29 by Dan Hildebrand
     2014-03-01 by John Chambers
     2014-06-21 by Jared Salzmann
     2017-02-05 by Debbie Adams
     2017-03-11 by Jeremy Eidson
     2018-08-27 by Mike Trimble (GPS Track)
     2019-04-30 by Suzanne Wood
     2020-06-17 by Stav Basis
     2020-08-16 by David Ensley
     2020-08-17 by Ted Shemella (GPS Track)
     2020-10-04 by Nick Chapman (GPS Track)
     2020-12-11 by Tyler Lahti (GPS Track)
     2021-01-30 by Holly Saxby (GPS Track)
     2021-01-30 by Jack Forester (GPS Track)
     2021-03-06 by Corny Delasalas (GPS Track)
     2021-03-26 by Don Yates

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Larry, Java, Don and Bob atop Briar Creek Bald (2021-03-26). Photo by Lawrence Morrissey.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 323 ft/99 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 363 ft/111 m
  Key Col: 3840 ft/1170 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.86 mi/1.39 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 34.8025, -83.6858
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Tray Mountain  (ESE)
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
Topo MapTray Mountain O34083g6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Intermittent waterfall next to FS698 from excessive rain on prior 3-4 days and on the way to BCB (2021-03-26). Photo by Lawrence Morrissey.
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