Roan High Knob, North Carolina/Tennessee

Prominence: 3485 ft, 1063 m

Elevation: 6285 feet, 1916 meters

True Isolation: 18.76 mi, 30.18 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6285 ft / 1916 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 6' 16'' N, 82° 7' 21'' W
36.104561, -82.122448 (Dec Deg)
398968 E 3996129 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionMitchell (Highest Point)
Carter (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Roan High Knob:
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #7)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #7)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #9)
     Appalachian Mountain Range4 High Points (Rank #4)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #8)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #77)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #131)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #139)
     Southeast/Ozark USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #3)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #115)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #81)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #150)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #7)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #8)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #82)
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #14)
     The USA Second Lap List (Rank #16)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #138)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #240)
     South Beyond 6000 (Rank #16)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 303
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 279)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2000-05-26 by Scott Surgent
     2002-01-29 by Kevin Hessler
     2003-04-29 by Alan Beck
     2006-11-18 by Brian Stansberry
     2007-09-02 by Bill Oswald
     2010-06-27 by Tom Layton
     2011-02-05 by Lee Newton
     2011-11-26 by Tom Layton
     2012-03-07 by Richard Oestreicher
     2012-05-18 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2012-06-17 by Eric Bruce
     2012-08-23 by Dave Dunham
     2014-02-06 by Marvin Reeves
     2014-05-01 by Ken Russell
     2014-07-20 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2014-10-18 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2015-06-28 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2015-07-05 by Henry Pharr
     2016-05-28 by Justin P (GPS Track)
     2017-06-10 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2017-07-03 by Lincoln Durey (GPS Track)
     2017-11-18 by Daniel Mick (GPS Track)
     2018-06-30 by Nicole Samu
     2018-08-25 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2019-08-15 by Henry Pharr
     2019-09-03 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2020-02-23 by Mike Trimble (GPS Track)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
The Roan High Knob benchmark is located on top of the boulders just past the High Knob Shelter (2016-05-07). Photo by Jonathan Blackwell.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3485 ft/1063 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3525 ft/1075 m
  Line Parent: Potato Knob
  Key Col: McKinney Gap    2800 ft/853 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 18.76 mi/30.18 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.8525, -82.2483
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Celo Knob  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges (Highest Point)
Range5: Roan-Unaka Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Watauga (HP)
South Fork Holston (HP)
Holston (HP)
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Cherokee National Forest (Highest Point)/National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapCarvers Gap O36082a1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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