Cheat Mountain

Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointThorny Flat (4848 ft/1478 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesWest Virginia
Area250 sq mi / 648 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent41 mi / 66 km North-South
19 mi / 31 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 37' N; 79° 53' W
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Map of Cheat Mountain
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Cheat Mountain.
Shavers Fork Mountain ComplexLevel 5 (Parent)
         North Cheat MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Bickle Knob-McGowan MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Cheat MountainLevel 6
         Shavers MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Back Allegheny MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Elk MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Cloverlick-Middle Mountain AreaLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Cheat Mountain

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Thorny Flat48481478Cheat Mountain
2.Tygart Valley North4760+1451+Cheat Mountain
3.Mace Knob46871429Cheat Mountain
4.Beech Flat Knob46821427Cheat Mountain
5.Snyder Knob4680+1426+Cheat Mountain
6.Peak 461046101405Cheat Mountain
7.Cheat Mountain Peak 455445541388Cheat Mountain
8.Ward Knob45451385Cheat Mountain
9.Crouch Knob45291380Cheat Mountain
10.Barton Knob44341351Cheat Mountain
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Cheat Mountain

Thorny Flat
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Marker is behind the posted sign - 38.393510N, 079.99184W (NAD83) (2021-01-02). Photo by Steven Fishback .
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Mace Knob-South Peak
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A broken hollow metal tube could be a leftover of something. I stuck a stick in it (2019-09-28). Photo by Powen Ru.
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