Green Mountain - Blevins Gap Preserve, Alabama

Prominence: 320 ft, 97 m

Elevation: 1520+ feet, 463+ meters

True Isolation: 1.1 mi, 1.77 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1520 - 1540 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 39' 4'' N, 86° 31' 7'' W
34.651179, -86.518729 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMadison

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 4
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2013-09-12 by William Musser
     2021-09-05 by Map Man

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Green Mountain is part of the overall limestone formation of the Huntsville Mountain range that extends south from the Monte
Sano Mountain area. Interestingly, the USGS map shows Green Mountain and Huntsville Mountain as distinct "mountains" being separated by Blevins Gap at an elevation around 1,190 feet (thus there is some prominence). Although the majority of the mass and top width of Green Mountain is far to the south, the narrow eroded ridge line near the gap supports the actual highpoint of the mountain at a peak elevation higher than the 1,520 contour. Of the two candidate "peaks" on the narrow ridge, the northern one indicated appeared slightly higher by observation. The next highest nearest neighbor is Huntsville Mountain which has a top around 1,550 (about 30 feet higher) and thus, the saddle at Blevins Gap is the col.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 320 ft/97 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 360 ft/109 m
  Key Col: 1200 ft/366 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.1 mi/1.77 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 34.6667, -86.5142
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Monte Sano Mountain  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Cumberland Plateau
Range5: Southern Cumberland Plateau
Drainage BasinsTennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapHuntsville O34086f5 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by William Musser.

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