Black Balsam Knob, North Carolina

Prominence: 989 ft, 301 m

Elevation: 6214 feet, 1894 meters

Approx. Isolation: 7.09 mi, 11.4 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6214 ft / 1894 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 19' 41'' N; 82° 52' 28'' W
35.328003, -82.874571 (Dec Deg)
329618E 3911030N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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Lists that contain Black Balsam Knob:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #17)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1992 by Tom Layton
     1992-10 b by William Musser
     1996-09 by G. Ringle
     2002-02-12 by Kevin Hessler
     2007-10-06 by stephanie duncan
     2011-05-15 by Nathan Sylvester
     2011-07-17 by Eric Bruce
     2011-09-10 by Tom Layton
     2012-05-06 by Tommy Cox
     2012-08-05 by Mike Stinson
     2014-05-11 by Seamus Allman
     2014-05-19 by Jay DeKing
     2014-05-27 by Jay DeKing
     2014-05-28 by Scott Chruszcz
     2014-09-02 by Jack Magaw (GPS Track)
     2014-10-25 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2014-10-25 by Nick Knowles
     2015-07-04 by Brian McCray
     2015-09-07 by William Sanderson
     2015-10-06 by Jay DeKing
     2015-12-29 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (124 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 989 ft/301 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 989 ft/301 m
  Line Parent: Richland Balsam
  Key Col: Haywood Gap    5225 ft/1593 m
Isolation7.09 mi/11.4 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Richland Balsam  (WNW)
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
Topo MapShining Rock O35082c7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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