Sugarloaf Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 1725 ft, 526 m

Elevation: 3965 feet, 1209 meters

True Isolation: 6.07 mi, 9.77 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3965 ft / 1209 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Benchmark: Clow Benchmark
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 24' 24'' N, 82° 16' 7'' W
35.406601, -82.268713 (Dec Deg)
384800 E 3918874 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHenderson
Rutherford (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Sugarloaf Mountain:
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #79)
     Southeast USA Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #41)
     North Carolina Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #16)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #59)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #22)
     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #41)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #81)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 51
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 49)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-09-11 by Tom Layton
     2011-09-07 by Dennis Stewart
     2015-05-23 by Tom Layton
     2017-12-14 by Henry Pharr
     2018-09-02 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2019-10-23 by Ben Lostracco
     2020-04-22 by David Winston (GPS Track)

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The heavily fortified FAA tower atop Sugarloaf Mountain. (2019-06-04). Photo by Mr Wymore.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1725 ft/526 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1765 ft/538 m
  Key Col: Mt. Moriah Church    2240 ft/683 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.07 mi/9.77 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.4583, -82.3558
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bearwallow Mountain  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: South NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage BasinsSantee
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapBat Cave O35082d3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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