Backbone Mountain-Southwest Ridge, Maryland/West Virginia

Prominence: 0 ft, 0 m

Elevation: 3340+ feet, 1018+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 0 mi, 0 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3340 - 3360 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
Peak TypeSlope Point, subsidiary to Backbone Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 14' 12'' N, 79° 29' 11'' W
39.236674, -79.486449 (Dec Deg)
630626 E 4344133 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
West Virginia
County/Second Level RegionGarrett

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 54
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 50)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1965-04-13 by Michael Schwartz
     2014-06-29 by SteveM StickMan
     2018-08-31 by Tom Layton
     2019-05-17 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2019-08-29 by Kerry Bart
     2019-09-22 by Winnette Butler
     2020-08-30 by Sam Zara
     2020-09-18 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2020-10-22 by Gustav Sexauer
     2021-06-24 by Bill Meehan

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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 0 ft/0 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 40 ft/12 m
  Key Col: 3340 ft/1018 m
IsolationNearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Backbone Mountain-Southwest Ridge  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Northern Allegheny Mountains
Range6: Backbone Mountain
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
Drainage Basins
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Topo MapDavis O39079b4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Tom Owen.

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