Standing Indian, North Carolina

Prominence: 2819 ft, 859 m

Elevation: 5499 feet, 1676 meters

True Isolation: 32.43 mi, 52.19 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5499 ft / 1676 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 2' 8'' N, 83° 32' 17'' W
35.035482, -83.537977 (Dec Deg)
268479 E 3879923 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionClay (Highest Point)
Macon (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Standing Indian:
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #23)
     USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #30)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #23)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #23)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #19)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #152)
     Southeast/Ozark USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #7)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #169)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #17)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #19)
     Southeast USA Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #7)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #96)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #438)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #86)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #17)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #13)
     Southeastern Wilderness High Points (Rank #4)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #28)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 221
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 207)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1966 by Tom Layton
     2009-04-19 by Jeff Rinehart
     2012-05-16 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2013 by Norman Ouellette
     2013-06-27 by Dave Dunham
     2014-11-08 by Jared Salzmann
     2015-02-15 by Alan Bernier (GPS Track)
     2016-01-24 by Jared Salzmann
     2016-02-06 by Jared Salzmann
     2016-04-18 by David Rodgers
     2016-05-30 by Jared Salzmann
     2016-11-03 by Aaron Gunn
     2017-06-16 by David Darby
     2017-11-04 by Tom Layton
     2018-05-14 by Jim Doyle
     2018-06-02 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2018-06-10 by Barrett Wood
     2019-03-30 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2019-07-08 by Ariel Jacala (GPS Track)
     2019-08-07 by Henry Pharr
     2020-06-17 by Stav Basis
     2020-10-20 by Mike Trimble

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Standing Indian Mountain (2016-04-18). Photo by David Rodgers.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2819 ft/859 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2859 ft/871 m
  Line Parent: Huckleberry Knob
  Key Col: Red Marble Gap    2680 ft/817 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 32.43 mi/52.19 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.321441, -83.992973
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Huckleberry Knob  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: Georgia Blue Ridge (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
South Blue Ridge
Drainage Basins
Savannah (HP)
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Wilderness/Special Area: Southern Nantahala Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapRainbow Springs O35083a5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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View from Standing Indian (2020-10-15). Photo by Rilyn Crouch.
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