Blue Knob, Pennsylvania

Prominence: 780 ft, 238 m

Elevation: 3120+ feet, 951+ meters

True Isolation: 46.01 mi, 74.04 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3120 - 3140 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3120 ft / 951 m
    (Range 3120 - 3140 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 17' 20'' N, 78° 33' 47'' W
40.288958, -78.562966 (Dec Deg)
707155 E 4462679 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionBedford (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Blue Knob:
     USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #47)
     U.S. State Park High Points (Rank #25)
     Northeast U.S. Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #12)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #148)
     Mid-Atlantic Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #6)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #538)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #55)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #12)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #94)
     Pennsylvania County High Points (Rank #2)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 105
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 101)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1979-01-07 by Thomas Blair
     2001-05-22 by Scott Surgent
     2002-01-20 by Derek English
     2010-09-05 by Richard Oestreicher
     2011-08-02 by Dennis Stewart
     2011-11-12 by Ed Wandall
     2012-03-31 by Ethan Myers
     2012-09-09 by Richard Oestreicher
     2012-10-21 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2014-09-17 by Trevor Kent
     2016-04-09 by Mark Lentz
     2016-07-03 by PJ Anderer (GPS Track)
     2016-10-04 by Scott MacQuarrie
     2018-08-31 by Tom Layton
     2020-01-04 by Garrett Stewart
     2020-07-16 by Walter Blume (GPS Track)
     2020-07-28 by Michael Hood
     2021-11-06 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 780 ft/238 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 820 ft/250 m
  Key Col: 2340 ft/713 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 46.01 mi/74.04 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.813459, -79.171339
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Baughman Rocks  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsJuniata
Susquehanna (HP)
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Blue Knob State Park (Highest Point)
Topo MapBlue Knob O40078c5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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