Poor Mountain, Virginia

Prominence: 1448 ft, 441 m

Elevation: 3928 feet, 1197 meters

True Isolation: 23.11 mi, 37.19 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3928 ft / 1197 m
SubpeaksPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak (3760 ft/1146 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 10' 46'' N, 80° 9' 46'' W
37.17956, -80.162753 (Dec Deg)
574320 E 4115120 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionRoanoke (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Poor Mountain:
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     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #88)
     Virginia County/Ind. City High Points (Rank #25)
     Virginia Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #27)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #84)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 43
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 40)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-10-09 by Scott Parkins
     2011-11-12 by Tom Layton
     2012-02-01 by Krissy Scholetzky
     2014-03-10 by Richard Oestreicher
     2016-05-23 by Ben Lostracco
     2016-09-04 by Riley Layman (GPS Track)
     2017-03-15 by Will Waller
     2017-05-25 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2020-12-23 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2021-07-22 by jeff branin (Unsuccessful)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
HP is near the tower but not at it. Slightly SW (2020-10-26). Photo by Steven Fishback .
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1448 ft/441 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1468 ft/447 m
  Key Col: 2480 ft/756 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 23.11 mi/37.19 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.3592, -80.5167
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bear Cliff  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: South Virginia Blue Ridge
Drainage BasinsRoanoke
Pamlico Sound
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapElliston O37080b2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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