Buffalo Mountain, Virginia

Prominence: 1371 ft, 418 m

Elevation: 3971 feet, 1210 meters

True Isolation: 37.34 mi, 60.09 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3971 ft / 1210 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 47' 46'' N, 80° 28' 39'' W
36.796188, -80.477382 (Dec Deg)
546624 E 4072391 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFloyd (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Buffalo Mountain:
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #78)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #508)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #58)
     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #108)
     Virginia County/Ind. City High Points (Rank #22)
     Virginia Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #34)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #80)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 68
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 63)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-08-29 by Dave Dunham
     2010-10-23 by Scott Parkins
     2011-02-05 by Tom Layton
     2015-07-23 by jeff branin
     2016-03-08 by Mike Stinson
     2018-11-04 by Ben Lostracco
     2019-08-25 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2020-09-07 by Jacob Emory Bullin
     2020-11-29 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2021-05-15 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2021-06-15 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2021-07-23 by jeff branin
     2022-05-01 by Justin P (GPS Track)

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Buffalo Mountain as seen from The Saddle overlook on Blue Ridge Parkway (2022-08-19). Photo by Hokie Hillbilly.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1371 ft/418 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1391 ft/424 m
  Key Col: 2600 ft/792 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 37.34 mi/60.09 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.245291, -80.854686
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sugar Run Mountain  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: South Virginia Blue Ridge (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsNew
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapWillis O36080g4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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