The Pinnacle, North Carolina

Prominence: 1040 ft, 317 m

Elevation: 3760+ feet, 1146+ meters

True Isolation: 8.84 mi, 14.22 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3760 - 3800 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3760 ft / 1146 m
    (Range 3760 - 3800 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 13' 47'' N, 82° 32' 22'' W
35.229671, -82.539468 (Dec Deg)
359909 E 3899599 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHenderson

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 21
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 21)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1985 by Tom Layton
     2014-03-19 by Tom Layton
     2018-03-02 by Henry Pharr
     2021-11-26 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)

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Key col is Green River Gap at (35.1620, -82.5908). It rivals Rich Mtn for the same prominence. It probably loses, but if it wins, its prom saddle is Maple Gap.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1040 ft/317 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1120 ft/341 m
  Key Col: Green River Gap    2720 ft/829 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 8.84 mi/14.22 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.1767, -82.6817
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Rich Mountain  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: South NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage BasinsFrench Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapStandingstone Mountain O35082b5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Edward Earl.

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