Bluff Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 40 ft, 12 m

Elevation: 3720+ feet, 1134+ meters

True Isolation: 0.31 mi, 0.5 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3720 - 3760 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3720 ft / 1134 m
    (Range 3720 - 3760 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 25' 12'' N, 81° 11' 7'' W
36.419898, -81.185367 (Dec Deg)
483382 E 4030539 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAlleghany

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 69
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 63)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2002-07-23 by jeff branin
     2017-02-20 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2018-07-18 by Henry Pharr
     2019-04-10 by Henry Pharr
     2019-08-03 by Justin P (GPS Track)
     2020-04-18 by Scott Leslie
     2020-07-19 by Brandon Girard
     2020-10-17 by Brandon Girard
     2021-10-10 by Henry Pharr
     2022-12-03 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 40 ft/12 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Key Col: 3680 ft/1122 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.31 mi/0.5 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.4233, -81.1817
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Wildcat Rock  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
South Blue Ridge
Drainage Basins
Pee Dee
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapWhitehead O36081d2 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Blue Ridge Parkway 3385 ft/1032 m
Vertical Gain: 335 ft/102 m
Distance (one way): 1 mi/1.61 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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