High Knob, Virginia

Prominence: 2043 ft, 623 m

Elevation: 4223 feet, 1287 meters

True Isolation: 40.34 mi, 64.92 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4223 ft / 1287 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 53' 34'' N, 82° 37' 46'' W
36.89288, -82.629431 (Dec Deg)
354811 E 4084229 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWise (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain High Knob:
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #75)
     Appalachian Mountain Range4 High Points (Rank #12)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #90)
     Southeast/Ozark USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #24)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #238)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #54)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #165)
     Southeast USA Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #23)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #495)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #43)
     Virginia County/Ind. City High Points (Rank #14)
     Virginia 4000-foot peaks (Rank #43)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #62)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 71
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 69)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2002-07-11 by Mike Stinson
     2010-10-02 by pat stout
     2012-08-11 by James Barlow
     2014-03-09 by Richard Oestreicher
     2014-09-15 by Quincy Koetz
     2017-08-09 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2020-05-03 by David Winston (GPS Track)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
view from the rebuild High Knob Observation Tower and handicapped accessible ramp to top (2017-06-14). Photo by Tom Owen.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2043 ft/623 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2063 ft/629 m
  Line Parent: Hutchinson Rock
  Key Col: 2180 ft/664 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 40.34 mi/64.92 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.925798, -81.902119
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Beartown Mountain  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Cumberland Mountains (Highest Point)
Range5: Cumberland-Stone Mountain (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsClinch
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Topo MapNorton O36082h6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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