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Bald Knob, Virginia


Prominence: 605 ft, 184 m

Elevation: 4040+ feet, 1231+ meters


True Isolation: 4.47 mi, 7.2 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4040 - 4080 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4039 ft / 1231 m
    (Range 4039 - 4079 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 44' 24'' N, 79° 13' 24'' W
37.740122, -79.223385 (Dec Deg)
656537 E 4178467 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceVirginia
County/Second Level RegionAmherst
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     Virginia 4000-foot peaks (Rank #88)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 70
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 69)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1992-05-19 by Terry DelliQuadri
     1998-05-12 by Mike Stinson
     2012-08-18 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2012-12-31 by Ed Wandall
     2017-07-01 by Mike Stinson
     2019-06-20 by Ariel Jacala (GPS Track)
     2020-05-31 by John Kriz (GPS Track)

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A-6 Intruder Wreckage (2020-05-31). Photo by John Kriz.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 605 ft/184 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 645 ft/196 m
  Key Col: 3435 ft/1047 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.47 mi/7.2 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.7958, -79.1808
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Rocky Mountain  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Northern Blue Ridge
Range5: South Central Virginia Blue Ridge
Drainage BasinsJames
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Pleasant NSA
Topo MapForks of Buffalo O37079f2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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