Elk Hill, Pennsylvania

Prominence: 1280 ft, 390 m

Elevation: 2680+ feet, 817+ meters

True Isolation: 39.7 mi, 63.89 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2680 - 2700 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2679 ft / 817 m
    (Range 2679 - 2699 ft)
Highest SummitNorth Knob
SubpeaksElk Hill - South Knob (2602 ft/793 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 42' 55'' N, 75° 33' 39'' W
41.715166, -75.560916 (Dec Deg)
453340 E 4618304 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSusquehanna (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Elk Hill:
     Appalachian Mountain Range4 High Points (Rank #21)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #99)
     Northeast U.S. Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #16)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #183)
     Mid-Atlantic Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #8)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #551)
     Mid-Atlantic Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #62)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #73)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #24)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #112)
     Pennsylvania County High Points (Rank #7)
     Pennsylvania Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #10)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 56
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 50)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1986-03-08 by Ed Wandall
     2011-08-04 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-05-18 by Ben Lostracco
     2012-05-18 by Ben Lostracco
     2012-09-26 by Jean Andr√© Laverdure
     2014-10-21 by Chris Post
     2017-04-23 by Jimmy Bielli
     2018-03-14 by Avery Zucco
     2019-08-02 by Joseph Hirniak
     2021-05-12 by Timothy Hutchings (GPS Track)
     2021-06-23 by Frank Sutman
     2022-01-20 by Greg Slayden

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As best as we could determine, this is where the highest ground was. A few sheds & radio towers are nearby (2015-08-02). Photo by Iona Feldman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1280 ft/390 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1310 ft/399 m
  Key Col: 1400 ft/427 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 39.7 mi/63.89 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 42.030408, -74.917104
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 2725  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Plateau (Highest Point)
Range5: Northeastern Pennsylvania (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSusquehanna
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapClifford O41075f5 1:24,000
Ski AreaElk Mountain
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Elk Hill's North Knob (L) and South Knob (R) from service station at exit 206, I-81 (2019-08-02). Photo by Joseph Hirniak.
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