Big Yellow Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 160 ft, 49 m

Elevation: 5440+ feet, 1658+ meters

True Isolation: 1.99 mi, 3.21 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5440 - 5480 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5440 ft / 1658 m
    (Range 5440 - 5480 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 6' 45'' N, 82° 1' 41'' W
36.112563, -82.02809 (Dec Deg)
407471 E 3996923 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAvery

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     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #108)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 36
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 33)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2015-06-13 by Tom Layton
     2018-04-08 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2018-04-28 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2018-07-14 by Henry Pharr
     2019-05-13 by Jonathan Vance
     2021-05-02 by Brandon Girard (GPS Track)
     2022-09-24 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)

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Panoramic view at the summit of Big Yellow Mtn (2016-04-09). Photo by Jonathan Blackwell.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 160 ft/49 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 240 ft/73 m
  Key Col: 5280 ft/1609 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.99 mi/3.21 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.1392, -82.0142
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hump Mountain  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Roan-Unaka Mountains
Drainage BasinsNolichucky
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapCarvers Gap O36082a1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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