Courthouse Bald, North Carolina

Prominence: 400 ft, 121 m

Elevation: 4680+ feet, 1426+ meters

True Isolation: 0.87 mi, 1.41 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4680 - 4720 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4680 ft / 1426 m
    (Range 4680 - 4720 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 0' 12'' N, 83° 35' 6'' W
35.00321, -83.584869 (Dec Deg)
264108 E 3876453 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionClay

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 36
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1992-04-05 by Terry DelliQuadri
     2016-04-17 by David CrazyNut
     2020-08-07 by Lawrence Morrissey (GPS Track)
     2020-10-24 by Barrett Wood

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Looking up at Sharp Top, an ass-kicking climb out of Bly Gap to Courthouse Bald on the Appalachian Trail (2016-04-17). Photo by David CrazyNut.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 400 ft/121 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 480 ft/145 m
  Line Parent: Big Laurel
  Key Col: 4280 ft/1305 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.87 mi/1.41 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.015, -83.5792
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Big Laurel  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: Georgia Blue Ridge
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
South Blue Ridge
Drainage Basins
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Wilderness/Special Area: Southern Nantahala Wilderness Area
Topo MapRainbow Springs O35083a5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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