Mount Gibbes, North Carolina

Prominence: 400 ft, 122 m

Elevation: 6520+ feet, 1987+ meters

True Isolation: 2.04 mi, 3.29 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6520 - 6560 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6520 ft / 1987 m
    (Range 6520 - 6560 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 44' 21'' N, 82° 17' 7'' W
35.739124, -82.285235 (Dec Deg)
383781 E 3955776 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionYancey

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     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #7)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 142
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 131)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2002-04-03 by Kevin Hessler
     2009-08-28 by Dave Dunham
     2009-10-24 by Rob Rives
     2009-11-08 by Scott Gustafson
     2011-04-16 by Sam Roback
     2011-05-07 by Tom Layton
     2011-09-12 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-07-14 by Mike Stinson
     2012-09-02 by Coby King
     2012-10-06 by Nathan Sylvester
     2013-04-06 by William Sanderson
     2014-08-17 by Jeb Ware
     2014-09-18 by Quincy Koetz
     2015-06-14 by Albert Wolff
     2016-12-29 by Phil Barone
     2017-05-06 by Eric Bruce
     2017-05-20 by Dylan Fowler (GPS Track)
     2017-06-03 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2017-07-14 by Henry Pharr
     2017-08-01 by Margaret Smith
     2017-10-01 by Ken Durham
     2017-11-15 by Spencer Corcoran
     2017-11-22 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2018-02-18 by Caitlin Roscioli
     2018-04-22 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2019-01-01 by Jeff Wadley
     2019-04-27 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2020-06-20 by Patrick Clay
     2020-07-09 by Scott Leslie
     2020-09-03 by Mike Gourley (GPS Track)
     2020-09-05 by Damon Easley
     2021-03-20 by Barrett Wood
     2023-05-18 by Veronica Ashcroft
     2023-05-21 by Yossi Sadowsky (GPS Track)

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NC Geodetic Survey benchmark on Mt. Gibbes (2015-07-06). Photo by Bryan Marchant.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 400 ft/122 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 480 ft/146 m
  Line Parent: Mount Mitchell
  Key Col: Stepps Gap    6120 ft/1865 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.04 mi/3.29 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.7642, -82.2658
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Commissary Ridge  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Black Mountains
Ridges/DividesBlack Mountains Crest
Drainage BasinsNolichucky
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapMontreat O35082f3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Mt. Gibbes summit benchmark (2021-06-21). Photo by Jason Crane.
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