Sugar Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 1120 ft, 341 m

Elevation: 5240 feet, 1597 meters

True Isolation: 3.15 mi, 5.07 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5240 ft / 1597 m
Highest SummitPinnacle of the Sugar
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 7' 30'' N, 81° 52' 34'' W
36.124876, -81.875994 (Dec Deg)
421172 E 3998154 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAvery

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Lists that contain Sugar Mountain:
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #143)
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     North Carolina Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #62)
     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #204)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 61
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 58)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-10-18 by Tom Layton
     2011-09-18 by Shannon Dillmore
     2012-05-09 by Wilson Eury
     2018-04-12 by Henry Pharr
     2021-12-05 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2022-05-13 by Dwight Wolf

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1120 ft/341 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1160 ft/353 m
  Key Col: Bowers Gap    4120 ft/1256 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.15 mi/5.07 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.0967, -81.8317
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Linville Peak  (SE)
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 BasinsMajor Triple Divide Point
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapNewland O36081a8 1:24,000
Ski AreaSugar Mountain
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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