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West Virginia 4500-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 180 feet of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M Range (Level 5)Isol-KmAscent Date
1.Spruce Knob1482848Spruce Mountain Area282.3 
2.Thorny Flat1478515Shavers Fork Mountain Complex52.3 
3.Mount Porte Crayon1454479Canaan Valley Area26.3 
4.Elleber Knob1401303Allegheny Mountain Ridge17.8 
5.Red Spruce Knob1433356Yew Mountains Area16.1 
6.Picea Benchmark1406150Spruce Mountain Area11.5 
7.Kile Knob1398435Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges10.3 
8.Pharis Knob1425329Spruce Mountain Area9.4 
9.Back Allegheny Mountain Peak 46801426182Shavers Fork Mountain Complex8.9 
10.Big Spruce Knob1424445Yew Mountains Area8.4 
11.Bald Knob1476269Shavers Fork Mountain Complex7.9 
12.Frosty Gap East1372282Yew Mountains Area7.5 
 Briery Knob1366330Yew Mountains Area7.1 
13.Panther Knob1374167Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges6.0 
14.Cheat Mountain Peak 45541388120Shavers Fork Mountain Complex5.5 
15.Gauley Benchmark139780Yew Mountains Area5.2 
16.Hosterman Benchmark West1450166Shavers Fork Mountain Complex5.2 
17.Mace Knob-South Peak1475134Shavers Fork Mountain Complex5.2 
18.Snyder Knob1426207Shavers Fork Mountain Complex4.4 
19.Black Mountain1402293Yew Mountains Area4.2 
20.Horse Rock138354Spruce Mountain Area4.1 
 Bare Mountain136679Allegheny Mountain Ridge4.0 
21.Beech Flat Knob1427147Shavers Fork Mountain Complex3.9 
22.Sugar Creek Mountain137873Yew Mountains Area3.9 
23.Sharp Knob1381113Yew Mountains Area3.6 
24.Green Knob142685Canaan Valley Area3.6 
 Snowshoe Fire Tower144523Shavers Fork Mountain Complex3.5 
25.Snowy Mountain1373342Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges3.5 
26.Tygart Valley North1451195Shavers Fork Mountain Complex3.2 
27.Back Allegheny Mountain Peak 45201378110Shavers Fork Mountain Complex3.1 
28.Black Mountain Peak 4556138960Yew Mountains Area3.1 
29.Back Allegheny Mountain Peak 4640141497Shavers Fork Mountain Complex3.0 
30.Little Ridge1386121Allegheny Mountain Ridge2.9 
31.Gauley Mountain140285Yew Mountains Area2.7 
32.Crouch Knob1380100Shavers Fork Mountain Complex2.5 
33.Red Lick Mountain1428123Yew Mountains Area2.4 
34.Back Allegheny Mountain Peak 46201408116Shavers Fork Mountain Complex2.4 
35.Ward Knob1385166Shavers Fork Mountain Complex2.1 
36.Watering Pond Knob1390134Allegheny Mountain Ridge2.1 
 Roaring Plains143319Canaan Valley Area1.8 
37.South Porte Crayon142054Canaan Valley Area1.7 
38.Tea Creek Mountain138492Yew Mountains Area1.6 
 Bald Knob136625Allegheny Mountain Ridge1.5 
39.Peak 4610140552Shavers Fork Mountain Complex1.4 
40.Spruce Mountain Peak 4586139857Spruce Mountain Area1.4 
 Mace Knob142927Shavers Fork Mountain Complex1.4 
41.Peak 4572139465Yew Mountains Area1.0 
42.Haystack Knob138859Canaan Valley Area.8 

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