MacRae Peak, North Carolina

Prominence: 165 ft, 51 m

Elevation: 5845 feet, 1782 meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.15 mi, 0.24 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5845 ft / 1782 m
Alternate Name(s)Raven Rocks
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Grandfather Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 6' 6'' N; 81° 49' 21'' W
36.101706, -81.822514 (Dec Deg)
425963E 3995542N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAvery

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Lists that contain MacRae Peak:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #49)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999-09-04 by Tom Layton (Unsuccessful)
     2000 a by Tom Layton
     2004-10-13 by Mike Gourley
     2008-04-14 by Greg Sears
     2011-09-13 by Dennis Stewart
     2014-05-17 by Bryan Marchant
     2015-05-17 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2015-09-13 by Norman Ouellette

View ascents of peak by registered members (46 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 165 ft/51 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 205 ft/63 m
  Line Parent: Attic Window Peak
  Key Col: McRae Gap    5680 ft/1731 m
Isolation0.15 mi/0.24 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Attic Window Peak  (NE)
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
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapGrandfather Mountain O36081a7 1:24,000

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