Shepherd Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 500 ft, 153 m

Elevation: 1150+ feet, 351+ meters

True Isolation: 10.18 mi, 16.38 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1150 - 1160 ft
    (10-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1149 ft / 351 m
    (Range 1149 - 1159 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 45' 18'' N, 79° 57' 8'' W
35.755131, -79.952173 (Dec Deg)
594731 E 3957296 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionRandolph (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Shepherd Mountain:
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #284)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #34)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #492)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 28
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 27)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-03-12 by Tom Layton
     2011-09-25 by Dennis Stewart
     2015-10-09 by jeff branin
     2017-07-14 by Henry Pharr
     2018-05-12 by Jeffrey Kabel
     2018-11-16 by Will Waller
     2019-03-17 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2020-01-25 by Ben Lostracco

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View east from atop the tower on Shepherd Mt (2015-10-09). Photo by jeff branin.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 500 ft/153 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 520 ft/159 m
  Key Col: 650 ft/198 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 10.18 mi/16.38 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.7533, -80.1333
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Three Hat Mountain  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Piedmont
Range5: Eastern Carolina Piedmont
Drainage BasinsYadkin
Pee Dee
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapGlenola O35079g8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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