Snake Mountain - North Peak, North Carolina/Tennessee

Prominence: 38 ft, 12 m

Elevation: 5518 feet, 1682 meters

True Isolation: 0.35 mi, 0.57 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5518 ft / 1682 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Benchmark: Snake Benchmark
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Snake Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 20' 18'' N, 81° 42' 22'' W
36.338297, -81.706107 (Dec Deg)
436633 E 4021703 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionWatauga
Johnson (Highest Point)

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     Snake Benchmark at Trip Report for Johnson, TN by Ken Oeser

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Lists that contain Snake Mountain - North Peak:
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #21)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #17)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #86)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #15)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #17)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Tennessee 4500-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Tennessee County High Points (Rank #5)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #26)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 72
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 67)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-09-05 by Tom Layton
     2014-08-03 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2017-04-02 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2017-04-09 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2017-11-11 by Ben Lostracco
     2017-11-30 by Henry Pharr
     2018-10-25 by Scott Leslie
     2021-03-11 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2021-11-20 by Henry Pharr

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Ridgeline on top of the north peak of Snake Mountain (2016-03-12). Photo by Jonathan Blackwell.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 38 ft/12 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 78 ft/24 m
  Line Parent: Snake Mountain
  Key Col: 5480 ft/1670 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.35 mi/0.57 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.3333, -81.7075
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Snake Mountain  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Beech-Snake-Rich
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapZionville O36081c6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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