Whitetop Mountain, Virginia

Prominence: 1040 ft, 316 m

Elevation: 5520+ feet, 1682+ meters

True Isolation: 3.33 mi, 5.36 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5520 - 5560 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5520 ft / 1682 m
    (Range 5520 - 5560 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 38' 20'' N, 81° 36' 20'' W
36.638795, -81.605694 (Dec Deg)
445854 E 4054975 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionGrayson
Washington (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Whitetop Mountain:
     Virginia 4500-foot Peaks (Rank #2)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #85)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #20)
     Virginia County/Ind. City High Points (Rank #3)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #14)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #89)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #16)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #25)
     "Helman Counties"-Greatest Elevation Differential (Rank #19)
     Virginia 4000-foot peaks (Rank #2)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #16)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2003-05-07 by Alan Beck
     2007-03-24 by John Hasch
     2008-05-29 by Terry Wheeler
     2009-05-16 by Kenith Threatte
     2010-10-17 by Tom Layton
     2011-02-20 by Jay Kell (Unsuccessful)
     2011-09-14 by Scott Parkins
     2012-08-12 by James Barlow
     2014-11-24 by Curtis Bowden
     2014-11-24 by Wayne Snyder
     2015-05-22 by William Musser
     2015-05-23 by jeff branin
     2018-11-11 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2019-01-06 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2019-03-17 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (136 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1040 ft/316 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1120 ft/340 m
  Line Parent: Mount Rogers
  Key Col: Elk Garden    4480 ft/1366 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.33 mi/5.36 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.6567, -81.55
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Rogers  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers
Range6: Mount Rogers Range
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest/Mount Rogers National Recreation Area
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Rogers NRA
Topo MapWhitetop Mountain O36081f5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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