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Sitting Bear Mountain, North Carolina


Prominence: 90 ft, 27 m

Elevation: 4095 feet, 1248 meters


Approx. Isolation: 0.57 mi, 0.92 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4095 ft / 1248 m
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 55' 50'' N; 81° 53' 24'' W
35.930517, -81.89003 (Dec Deg)
419712E 3976608N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionBurke
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1997-04 d by William Musser
     2008 by Tom Layton (Unsuccessful)
     2013-07-28 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)

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Southernmost feature of the Ginger Cake Mountain on the east side of Linville River. The southernmost peak has steep slopes from the south forming the feature named "Sitting Bear Mountain" a named USGS peak, but it has no more than a 100 foot prominence relative to Ginger Cake Mountain to the north. The Col is obvious in the saddle and around EL 4,005. River below is at EL 2,400 so the feature rises 1,600 feet above the eastern river bank.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 90 ft/27 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 90 ft/27 m
  Key Col: 4005 ft/1221 m
Isolation0.57 mi/0.92 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Gingercake Mountain  (N)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage BasinsCatawba
Wateree
Santee
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Wilderness/Special Area: Linville Gorge Wilderness Area
Topo MapLinville Falls O35081h8 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Musser.



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