Mount Hardy, North Carolina

Prominence: 760 ft, 231 m

Elevation: 6120+ feet, 1865+ meters

True Isolation: 3.37 mi, 5.43 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6120 - 6160 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6120 ft / 1865 m
    (Range 6120 - 6160 ft)
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Black Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 18' 11'' N, 82° 55' 39'' W
35.30314, -82.927605 (Dec Deg)
324743 E 3908365 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #25)
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     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #26)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 106
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 103)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2002-02-14 by Kevin Hessler
     2005-10-02 by David Aaronson
     2009-03-20 by Jeff Rinehart
     2012-02-19 by Eric Bruce
     2012-10-13 by Tom Layton
     2013-05-07 by Ryan Gierisch
     2014-11-16 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2015-07-17 by Mike Stinson
     2015-08-05 by William Sanderson
     2015-09-06 by Bryan Marchant (Unsuccessful)
     2016-02-21 by Dylan Addis
     2016-02-21 by Bryan Marchant
     2016-06-19 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2017-06-25 by Debbie Adams
     2017-07-22 by Mike Gourley (GPS Track)
     2017-10-11 by Ken Durham
     2018-03-04 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2018-04-19 by Ed Wandall
     2018-05-04 by Keith Turner
     2018-05-08 by Dwight Wolf
     2019-10-12 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2020-01-28 by Mike Trimble (GPS Track)
     2020-08-04 by Bobby Schultz (GPS Track)
     2020-08-09 by Patrick Clay
     2020-08-16 by Scott Leslie
     2020-10-31 by Garth Brown (GPS Track)
     2020-10-31 by Barrett Wood
     2021-01-31 by Caroline Miller (GPS Track)
     2021-03-20 by Jeb Ware (GPS Track)
     2021-06-11 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)

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Markings on Mt. Hardy summit boulder (2021-06-15). Photo by Jason Crane.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 760 ft/231 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 840 ft/255 m
  Line Parent: Black Balsam Knob
  Key Col: Beech Gap    5360 ft/1634 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.37 mi/5.43 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.3275, -82.8758
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 Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Little Tennessee
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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