Sitting Bear Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 90 ft, 27 m

Elevation: 4095 feet, 1248 meters

True Isolation: 0.44 mi, 0.7 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4095 ft / 1248 m
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 55' 50'' N, 81° 53' 24'' W
35.930517, -81.89003 (Dec Deg)
419712 E 3976608 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionBurke

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 34
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1997-04 d by William Musser
     2008 by Tom Layton (Unsuccessful)
     2013-07-28 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2015-03-15 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2018-01-15 by Henry Pharr
     2018-09-03 by Jonathan Vance
     2021-02-28 by Brandon Girard
     2021-10-02 by Jillian Hartlage (GPS Track)
     2021-12-05 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)

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Southernmost feature of the Ginger Cake Mountain on the east side of Linville River. The southernmost peak has steep slopes from the south forming the feature named "Sitting Bear Mountain" a named USGS peak, but it has no more than a 100 foot prominence relative to Ginger Cake Mountain to the north. The Col is obvious in the saddle and around EL 4,005. River below is at EL 2,400 so the feature rises 1,600 feet above the eastern river bank.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 90 ft/27 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 90 ft/27 m
  Key Col: 4005 ft/1221 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.44 mi/0.7 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.9367, -81.8917
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Gingercake Mountain  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage BasinsCatawba
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Wilderness/Special Area: Linville Gorge Wilderness Area
Topo MapLinville Falls O35081h8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by William Musser.

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