Rocky Knob South, North Carolina

Prominence: 160 ft, 49 m

Elevation: 5240+ feet, 1597+ meters

True Isolation: 0.7 mi, 1.13 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5240 - 5280 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5240 ft / 1597 m
    (Range 5240 - 5280 ft)
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 41' 38'' N, 82° 17' 21'' W
35.694027, -82.289171 (Dec Deg)
383360 E 3950778 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionBuncombe

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 37
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 36)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2012-11-17 by Tom Layton
     2014-05-03 by Tom Layton
     2014-12-15 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2016-07-17 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2019-02-14 by Henry Pharr
     2019-02-16 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2020-06-17 by Marit Chrislock
     2021-05-01 by Barrett Wood

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 160 ft/49 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 240 ft/73 m
  Key Col: 5080 ft/1548 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.7 mi/1.13 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.685, -82.295
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Graybeard Mountain  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage Basins
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapMontreat O35082f3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Jeff Rinehart.

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