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Ridgepole Mountain, North Carolina


Prominence: 683 ft, 208 m

Elevation: 5043 feet, 1537 meters


Approx. Isolation: 2.99 mi, 4.81 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5043 ft / 1537 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 59' 55'' N; 83° 29' 11'' W
34.998495, -83.486409 (Dec Deg)
273082E 3875701N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionClay
Macon
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Lists that contain Ridgepole Mountain:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #170)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #192)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-05-24 by Ben Lostracco
     2009-04-18 by Jeff Rinehart
     2012-04-22 by Mark Prosser (Unsuccessful)
     2012-10-28 by Mark Prosser
     2014-03-02 by Dan Hildebrand
     2014-04-11 by John Chambers
     2015-01-17 by Jared Salzmann

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The view from up in a tree in winter on top of Ridgepole (2015-01-17). Photo by Jared Salzmann.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 683 ft/208 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 723 ft/220 m
  Key Col: Betty Creek Gap    4360 ft/1329 m
Isolation2.99 mi/4.81 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Big Butt  (NNE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: Georgia Blue Ridge
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
South Blue Ridge
Drainage Basins
Savannah
Atlantic Ocean




Little Tennessee
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Wilderness/Special Area: Southern Nantahala Wilderness Area
Topo MapDillard O34083h4 1:24,000
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