Stone Mountain State Park High Point, North Carolina

Prominence: 229 ft, 70 m

Elevation: 2687 feet, 819 meters

True Isolation: 0.87 mi, 1.41 km
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 22' 54'' N, 81° 0' 37'' W
36.381542, -81.010351 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAlleghany

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 11
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2013-11-25 by William Musser
     2013-11-25 by Willie-Weimaraner Musser
     2019-05-04 by Henry Pharr
     2019-06-03 by Brian Bockhahn

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Stone Mountain State Park has two major geologic features of interest, the two batholiths "Stone Mountain" and "Wolf Rock" in the middle of the state park at elevations of 2305 and 2041 respectively; and then the large peaks in the northern section of the park that are part of the mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway above 3400 feet. But in the southern part of the state park, near the Alleghany County and Wilkes County border, is a sub peak reaching down from the Bryants Knob out of the state park and east of US 21. This sub peak borders the camping loops and is the tallest peak in the entire southern and central part of the state park. Its prominence is disrupted by a high saddle shown on the USGS maps as 2,458 found in Oklahoma Road. But the peak the peak rises sharply on all other sides adjacent to the campsites and creates the State Park border. It is surrounded by creeks on three sides.
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  Clean Prominence: 229 ft/70 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 229 ft/70 m
  Key Col: 2458 ft/749 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.87 mi/1.41 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.3942, -81.0108
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bryants Knob  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage BasinsYadkin
Pee Dee
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapGlade Valley O36081d1 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by William Musser.

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