Stairs Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 90 ft, 27 m

Elevation: 5880+ feet, 1792+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.61 mi, 0.98 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5880 - 5920 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5880 ft / 1792 m
    (Range 5880 - 5920 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 22' 32'' N; 82° 52' 7'' W
35.375672, -82.868579 (Dec Deg)
330262E 3916308N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1993-08 f by William Musser
     2011-05-14 by Nathan Sylvester
     2011-05-15 by Nathan Sylvester
     2015-07-03 by Brian McCray

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Peak EL from USGS and named. 5790 Crawford Creek Gap is the Col to the nearst higher peak (Shining Rock)
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 90 ft/27 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 130 ft/39 m
  Line Parent: Shining Rock
  Key Col: Crawford Creek Gap    5790 ft/1765 m
Isolation0.61 mi/0.98 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Shining Rock  (SSE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Great Balsam Mountains
Drainage BasinsPigeon
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Wilderness/Special Area: Shining Rock Wilderness Area
Topo MapCruso O35082d7 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the database by William Musser.

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