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Brasstown Bald, Georgia


Prominence: 2108 ft, 642 m

Elevation: 4784 feet, 1458 meters


True Isolation: 15.86 mi, 25.52 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4784 ft / 1458 m
SubpeaksBrasstown Wilderness High Point (4720 ft/1439 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 52' 28'' N, 83° 48' 40'' W
34.874361, -83.811077 (Dec Deg)
243057 E 3862716 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceGeorgia (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionTowns (Highest Point)
Union (Highest Point)
Links

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Other Web Sites
     Brasstown Bald at SummitPost.org
     Brasstown Bald at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Towns, GA by Hans Haustein
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Union, GA by Hans Haustein
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Union, GA by Thomas Harper

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Lists that contain Brasstown Bald:
     Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points (Rank #23)
     U.S. State High Points (Rank #25)
     United States State/Territory High Points (Rank #25)
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #26)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #68)
     EPIC List - States of the USA (Rank #35)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #36)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #60)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #31)
     Southeast/Ozark USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #22)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #231)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #101)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #23)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #31)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #86)
     Southeast USA Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #21)
     Georgia 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #1)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #25)
     Georgia County High Points (Rank #1)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #39)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 963
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 881)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2000-05-24 by Scott Surgent
     2007-04-08 by G. Ringle
     2007-04-08 by Jim Haynor
     2007-06-13 by Melanie Deare
     2010-04-21 by William Musser
     2010-07-10 by Matthew Martinez
     2012-06-28 by Alan Barber
     2013-05-04 by Richard Oestreicher
     2013-06-01 by Dan Hildebrand
     2013-07-22 by Preston Ledford
     2013-09-14 by Ryan Turner (GPS Track)
     2015-05-09 by Dave Stauffer
     2015-05-25 by kevin marvin
     2016-01-16 by Jared Salzmann
     2016-03-06 by Vinnie Slade
     2016-11-07 by Eric Davidson
     2017-01-02 by Michael Vega
     2018-04-18 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2018-07-28 by Mark Prosser (GPS Track)
     2018-09-04 by Mike Trimble
     2018-09-14 by Denise Mclellan
     2018-11-17 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2019-01-27 by Will Trimble
     2019-04-08 by Wilder Leavitt (GPS Track)
     2019-05-26 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2020-01-01 by Daniel Coulter
     2020-04-20 by Ben Brownlee (GPS Track)

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Georgia state high point tower at Brasstown Bald (2006-12-13). Photo by Tom Owen.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2108 ft/642 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2108 ft/642 m
  Line Parent: Big Laurel
  Key Col: Dicks Creek Gap    2676 ft/816 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 15.86 mi/25.52 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.0692, -83.6625
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Boteler Peak  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: Georgia Blue Ridge
Drainage BasinsHiwassee
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests (Highest Point)
Topo MapJacks Gap O34083g7 1:24,000
Route #1 Paved Road: Brasstown Bald Road
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Lights from the summit of Brasstown Bald (2016-01-05). Photo by Josh Brooks.
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BRASSTOWN BALD (2014-03-08). Photo by Shawn Dunn.
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GPS Track: Up is trail, Down is road, path splits at parking lot (2017-01-02). Photo by Michael Vega.
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Elevation map of hike. Left side shows ridge before parking lot. Right side shows smooth descent along road (2017-01-02). Photo by Michael Vega.
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Georgia Highpoint w/ Maggie (2017-02-18). Photo by Matthew Reisdorph.
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Brasstown Bald Panoramic (2017-04-12). Photo by John Edwards.
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Tennessee Valley Authority Survey Marker (2017-04-12). Photo by John Edwards.
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Brasstown Summit Tower (2017-04-12). Photo by John Edwards.
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Summit of Brasstown Bald from the parking lot (2016-09-25). Photo by Jim Haynor.
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Due east from Brasstown Bald summit (2018-07-26). Photo by J. Reed.
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