Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 1281 ft, 391 m

Elevation: 2421 feet, 738 meters

True Isolation: 6.21 mi, 9.99 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 2420 ft / 738 m
Highest SummitBig Pinnacle
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 20' 25'' N, 80° 28' 27'' W
36.340157, -80.474296 (Dec Deg)
547176 E 4021806 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionSurry

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     North Carolina Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #48)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 62
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 60)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-07-28 by Tomo PN
     2015-01-31 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2015-06-12 by Peter Barr
     2018-05-20 by Henry Pharr
     2019-10-12 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2021-05-22 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2021-08-04 by Henry Pharr
     2022-03-06 by Jillian Hartlage (GPS Track)

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Summit is inaccessible to hikers and closed to climbers, but it is circled by the 1-mile Jomeokee Trail, which follows the feet of spectacular cliffs.
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PILOT MOUNTAIN (2014-05-30). Photo by Shawn Dunn.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1281 ft/391 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1301 ft/397 m
  Key Col: 1140 ft/347 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.21 mi/9.99 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.375, -80.3717
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sauratown Mountain  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Piedmont
Range5: Eastern Carolina Piedmont
Drainage BasinsYadkin
Pee Dee
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Pilot Mountain State Park
Topo MapPinnacle O36080c4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Tom Layton.
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TRUE summit of Pilot Mountain. (2015-06-12). Photo by Peter Barr.
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