Wayah Bald, North Carolina

Prominence: 142 ft, 43 m

Elevation: 5342 feet, 1628 meters

True Isolation: 1.1 mi, 1.76 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5342 ft / 1628 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 10' 50'' N, 83° 33' 39'' W
35.18047, -83.560764 (Dec Deg)
266814 E 3896060 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionMacon

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 222
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 205)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1992-04-08 by Terry DelliQuadri
     2000-04-20 by Kevin Hessler
     2012-06-02 by Marcus Lostracco
     2013-06-27 by Dave Dunham
     2014-10-18 by Dan Hildebrand
     2015-08-15 by Jared Salzmann (Unsuccessful)
     2017-04-29 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2017-08-21 by Lincoln Durey (GPS Track)
     2018-07-14 by Barrett Wood
     2020-07-03 by Brandon Girard
     2020-10-17 by David Ensley
     2021-01-02 by Justin P (GPS Track)
     2021-04-04 by David Ensley
     2021-08-31 by Henry Pharr
     2021-09-12 by Henry Pharr
     2022-01-22 by Bradley R (GPS Track)

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Firetower on the summit of Wayah Bald (2018-06-30). Photo by Jonathan Blackwell.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 142 ft/43 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 182 ft/55 m
  Key Col: 5200 ft/1585 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.1 mi/1.76 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.1725, -83.5775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Wine Spring Bald  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Nantahala Mountains
Drainage BasinsLittle Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapWayah Bald O35083b5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Wayah Bald (2021-05-23). Photo by Graham R.
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