Old Rag Mountain, Virginia

Prominence: 1367 ft, 417 m

Elevation: 3280+ feet, 1000+ meters

True Isolation: 1.97 mi, 3.16 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3280 - 3300 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3279 ft / 1000 m
    (Range 3279 - 3299 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 33' 6'' N, 78° 18' 53'' W
38.551723, -78.314651 (Dec Deg)
734008 E 4270452 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMadison

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     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #110)
     Virginia Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #36)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 451
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 393)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1970 by Kenneth Flaton
     1986-10-08 by Mike Stinson
     2000-03-31 by Joseph Hirniak
     2007-11-24 by Amos Shipe
     2009-07-29 by Greg Saltsman
     2009-10-31 by Brian Larson
     2011-01-08 by James Barlow
     2011-08-21 by David Fitch
     2011-11-12 by Jason Potkay (GPS Track)
     2012-07-08 by Justin Crews
     2012-07-21 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2013-08-25 by Chris Morris
     2015-03-15 by Brian Barnes (GPS Track)
     2015-04-02 by Chris Calabrese
     2015-10-10 by Craig Burkhart
     2015-12-27 by Curtis Bowden
     2016-06-10 by Chris Higgins
     2017-03-18 by Peter Macchiaroli
     2017-05-08 by Lindsay Hill
     2017-09-18 by PJ Anderer
     2018-11-10 by John Toole
     2019-02-22 by Jim Haynor
     2019-07 by Ben Kreider
     2019-08-09 by Collin Sweeney
     2019-10-09 by Lane Jefferson
     2019-10-14 by Mark Davidson (GPS Track)
     2020-02-16 by Shannon Dillmore
     2021-01-18 by Matthew Nagowski (GPS Track)
     2021-07-07 by Wilder Leavitt (GPS Track)
     2021-12-25 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2022-05-19 by Bobby Schultz
     2022-09-03 by Spencer Corcoran
     2022-11-27 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)

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Old Rag Mountain partially covered in clouds, taken from the northwest on Skyline Drive (2015-04-03). Photo by Chris Calabrese.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1367 ft/417 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1387 ft/423 m
  Line Parent: Robertson Mountain
  Key Col: 1913 ft/583 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.97 mi/3.16 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.57, -78.3425
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Robertson Mountain  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Northern Blue Ridge
Range5: Shenandoah-Middle Section
Drainage BasinsRappahannock
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Shenandoah National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Shenandoah Wilderness Area
Topo MapOld Rag Mountain O38078e3 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Berry Hollow Trailhead 1520 ft/463 m
Vertical Gain: 1760 ft/537 m
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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If only I would have started an hour or so later.......... (2017-02-16). Photo by Jim Haynor.
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