Bear Cave Lookout Tower, Pennsylvania

Prominence: 1183 ft, 360 m

Elevation: 2623 feet, 799 meters

Approx. Isolation: 10.22 mi, 16.44 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 20' 48'' N; 79° 13' 33'' W
40.34661, -79.225931 (Dec Deg)
650669E 4467739N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWestmoreland
City/TownDerry twp

Search Engines - search the web for "Bear Cave Lookout Tower":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search

Other Web Sites
     Chestnut Ridge at

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2012-03-31 by Richard Oestreicher
     2012-05-12 by Shannon Dillmore
     2013-05-04 by Andrew Hollis
     2013-09-08 by George Gross

View ascents of peak by registered members (4 total)

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Bear Cave Lookout Tower
     Elevation Ladder from Bear Cave Lookout Tower
     Prominence Ladder from Bear Cave Lookout Tower

I think the key col to the next higher point on Laurel Hill is BM1472 on Hannawalt Way at 40.288495 -79.157567
Google Maps Dynamic Map

 Bear Cave Lookout Tower    Other Peaks
Click Here for a Full Screen Map
Web Map LinksAcme Mapper   MyTopo   Gmap4   TopoQuest
Bing Maps   Google Maps
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1183 ft/360 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1203 ft/366 m
  Key Col: Hannawalt Way    1440 ft/439 m
Isolation10.22 mi/16.44 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sugar Camp Hill  (SE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Laurel Highlands
Drainage BasinsAllegheny
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapWilpen O40079c2 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the database by John Morrow.

This page has been served 1021 times since 2004-11-01.

Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page
Copyright © 1987-2015 by All Rights Reserved.