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Kennison Mountain, West Virginia


Prominence: 125 ft, 38 m

Elevation: 4445 feet, 1355 meters


True Isolation: 1.31 mi, 2.1 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4445 ft / 1355 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 11' 43'' N, 80° 17' 22'' W
38.19535, -80.289475 (Dec Deg)
562217 E 4227728 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionPocahontas
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 3
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 3)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-04-25 by William Musser

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Next highest nearest neighbor is Frosty Gap Peak in the yew mountains with no established elevation but listed as 4,500 + which comprises the larger range called the Yew Mountains. Along the South Fork Cranberry River is a small mountain range called "Kennison Mountains" extending from the Cranberry River southeast to SR 55/39. There are several peaks but the tallest (highpoint) is the southernmost and the USGS gives the HP at 4,445. Just 5 feet too low to make the 4,500 threshold list but a nice trail up it.

The saddle between the NNN (Frosty Gap Peak) and Kennison is about 4,300 near the service road gate.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 125 ft/38 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 165 ft/50 m
  Key Col: 4320 ft/1317 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.31 mi/2.1 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.2025, -80.3117
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Frosty Gap East  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Yew Mountains Area
Drainage BasinsGauley
Kanawha
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Topo MapLobelia O38080b3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Musser.



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