Moores Knob, North Carolina

Prominence: 1439 ft, 439 m

Elevation: 2579 feet, 786 meters

True Isolation: 18.2 mi, 29.28 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 2579 ft / 786 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 23' 54'' N, 80° 16' 59'' W
36.398202, -80.283045 (Dec Deg)
564292 E 4028355 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionStokes (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Moores Knob:
     Carolina Lookout Tower Challenge (Rank #20)
     North Carolina Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #33)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #118)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #26)
     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #91)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #189)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 183
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 174)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2008-11-08 by Jeff Rinehart
     2010-05-02 by Sam Roback
     2010-11-06 by Tom Layton
     2011-08-26 by Dave Dunham
     2011-09-16 by Dennis Stewart
     2014-11-27 by Patrick Lynch
     2015-01-19 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2015-06-13 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2016-03-04 by Tom Layton
     2016-07-23 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2017-01-14 by Rabid Squirrel
     2017-05-20 by Justin P (GPS Track)
     2017-07-12 by Henry Pharr
     2017-09-29 by Jim Haynor
     2017-10-02 by Scott Leslie
     2017-11-02 by Will Waller
     2018-01-07 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2018-12-01 by Jeffrey Kabel
     2018-12-19 by Henry Pharr
     2019-03-29 by Henry Pharr
     2019-10-24 by Ben Lostracco
     2020-07-11 by Pete Brennan
     2020-09-12 by Brandon Girard
     2020-09-19 by Brandon Girard
     2021-01-19 by Scott Leslie
     2021-02-24 by Barrett Wood
     2021-04-17 by Charles Miller
     2021-05-22 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2021-07-21 by Henry Pharr
     2022-01-30 by Brandon Girard (GPS Track)
     2022-07-23 by Aaron Kissel
     2023-02-04 by Collin Sweeney

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
View of Pilot Mtn from the top of the Moore's Knob lookout tower (2016-03-18). Photo by Jonathan Blackwell.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1439 ft/439 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1459 ft/445 m
  Key Col: 1140 ft/347 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 18.2 mi/29.28 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.6408, -80.4117
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Richwood Knob  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Piedmont
Range5: Eastern Carolina Piedmont
Drainage BasinsRoanoke
Pamlico Sound
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Hanging Rock State Park
Topo MapHanging Rock O36080d3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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