Stepps Gap

Col Elevation: 6120- feet, 1865- meters

Key Col for:Mount Gibbes  (6520 ft/1987 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6120 - 6080 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 44' 43'' N, 82° 16' 40'' W
35.745202, -82.277662 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 400 ft/122 m
Optimistic: 480 ft/146 m
Average: 440 ft/134 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Mitchell
Prominence Parent: Mount Mitchell
Island Parent: Mount Mitchell
Ridgewalk Distance:2.27 mi/3.65 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Black Mountains
Ridges/DividesBlack Mountains Crest
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Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Mount Gibbes to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Mount Gibbes6520400    
KEY COL: Stepps Gap6120   0.610.61
Mount Hallback6329129  0.280.9
(Unnamed Col)6200   0.281.18
Wilson Ridge64000  0.721.9
(Unnamed Col)6400   0.132.02
LINE PARENT: Mount Mitchell66846089  0.242.27
PROM PARENT: Mount Mitchell66846089    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Mitchell66846089    

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