Bald Knob, Virginia

Prominence: 2041 ft, 622 m

Elevation: 4361 feet, 1329 meters

True Isolation: 49.62 mi, 79.86 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4361 ft / 1329 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 21' 1'' N, 80° 32' 14'' W
37.350264, -80.537358 (Dec Deg)
540975 E 4133830 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionGiles (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Bald Knob:
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #76)
     EPIC List - States of the USA (Rank #37)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #41)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #46)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #239)
     Southeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #24)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #32)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #46)
     Southeast USA Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #24)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #484)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #37)
     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #24)
     Virginia County/Ind. City High Points (Rank #10)
     Virginia 4000-foot peaks (Rank #26)
     Virginia Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #8)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #55)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 110
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 104)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2011-11-12 by Tom Layton
     2012-05-20 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2016-09-17 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2017-06-02 by Will Waller
     2018-07-14 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2019-05-03 by Mike Stinson
     2020-05-23 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2021-11-20 by Chris Denu
     2022-03-27 by Lee Newton (GPS Track)
     2022-05-07 by Craig Barlow
     2022-10-30 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2022-11-26 by Troy Abbott (GPS Track)
     2023-03-29 by Frank Sutman

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2041 ft/622 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2081 ft/634 m
  Line Parent: Chestnut Ridge Peak 4386
  Key Col: 2320 ft/707 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 49.62 mi/79.86 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.168738, -81.408485
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hutchinson Rock  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Central Appalachian Ridges
Range5: South-Central Appalachian Ridges (Highest Point)
Range6: Salt Pond Mountain (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
Drainage Basins
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Topo MapEggleston O37080c5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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