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Big Cataloochee Mountain, North Carolina


Prominence: 635 ft, 194 m

Elevation: 6155 feet, 1876 meters


True Isolation: 2.6 mi, 4.18 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6155 ft / 1876 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 40' 20'' N, 83° 10' 34'' W
35.672132, -83.176182 (Dec Deg)
303042 E 3949766 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 39
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 37)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2002-01-16 by Kevin Hessler
     2009-05-16 by Jeff Rinehart
     2011-02-20 by Eric Bruce
     2012-03-31 by Nathan Sylvester
     2013-06-24 by Joe Rego
     2014-08-07 by Marvin Reeves
     2016-05-13 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2017-02-19 by William Sanderson
     2017-11-19 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2019-11-02 by Garth Brown

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Carin on Summit (2019-11-02). Photo by Garth Brown.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 635 ft/194 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 675 ft/206 m
  Line Parent: Luftee Knob
  Key Col: 5520 ft/1682 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.6 mi/4.18 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.6925, -83.215
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Luftee Knob  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
Range6: Balsam Mountain
Drainage BasinsPigeon
French Broad
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapLuftee Knob O35083f2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Profile from Laurel Gap to Mt. Sterling (2019-11-02). Photo by Garth Brown.
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Big Cataloochee as seen from Mt Sterling tower (the peak in left-center) (2019-11-02). Photo by Garth Brown.
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Another view of Big Cataloochee (in the left) over towards Mt. Guyot (2019-11-02). Photo by Garth Brown.
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GPS of summit and creek to the south, which we came up (2019-11-02). Photo by Garth Brown.
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