Sam Knob, North Carolina

Prominence: 360 ft, 110 m

Elevation: 6040+ feet, 1841+ meters

True Isolation: 1.01 mi, 1.62 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6040 - 6080 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6040 ft / 1841 m
    (Range 6040 - 6080 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 19' 46'' N, 82° 53' 42'' W
35.32956, -82.89493 (Dec Deg)
327770 E 3911238 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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Lists that contain Sam Knob:
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #29)
     South Beyond 6000 (Rank #33)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #30)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #28)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 194
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 176)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2002-02-12 by Kevin Hessler
     2010-10-30 by doc lawler
     2011-04-20 by Tom Layton
     2011-05-15 by Nathan Sylvester
     2012-08-07 by Mike Stinson
     2012-09-15 by William Sanderson
     2014-04-13 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2014-05-11 by Seamus Allman
     2014-10-25 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2015-03-18 by Jay DeKing
     2015-05-03 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2015-09-06 by Bryan Marchant
     2016-02-21 by Bryan Marchant
     2017-01-15 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2018-05-21 by Erick Weigel
     2018-06-20 by Mike Gourley (GPS Track)
     2018-06-23 by Jonathan Blackwell (GPS Track)
     2018-06-23 by Zachary Robbins
     2018-10-31 by Henry Pharr
     2019-11-11 by Mike Trimble
     2019-12-30 by Bobby Schultz
     2020-07-31 by Scott Leslie
     2020-08-09 by Patrick Clay
     2020-08-09 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2020-08-29 by William Musser (GPS Track)
     2020-09-26 by Garth Brown (GPS Track)
     2020-09-26 by Miles Hurley
     2020-10-31 by Barrett Wood
     2020-11-13 by Jeb Ware
     2020-12-17 by William Sanderson
     2021-03-12 by Jeff Wadley
     2021-04-12 by Caroline Miller (GPS Track)
     2021-11-09 by David Ensley (GPS Track)
     2022-02-13 by Caitlin Roscioli
     2022-07-09 by Kevin McCabe

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Sam Knob north summit lookout (2020-06-08). Photo by Jason Crane.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 360 ft/110 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 440 ft/134 m
  Line Parent: Black Balsam Knob
  Key Col: 5680 ft/1731 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.01 mi/1.62 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.3325, -82.8775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Black Balsam Knob  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Great Balsam Mountains
Drainage BasinsPigeon
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapSam Knob O35082c8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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