East River Mountain - Chimney Rock West, Virginia

Prominence: 1560 ft, 475 m

Elevation: 4360+ feet, 1329+ meters

True Isolation: 4.38 mi, 7.04 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4360 - 4400 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4360 ft / 1329 m
    (Range 4360 - 4400 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 10' 7'' N, 81° 24' 31'' W
37.16871, -81.408735 (Dec Deg)
463713 E 4113666 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTazewell

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 9
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 9)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2022-05-14 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2023-03-18 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2023-05-02 by Veronica Ashcroft

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This site used to list the nearby 4363 Wilson Benchmark as the highest point on East River Mountain. However, field reports indicate that the 4360 to 4400-foot contour to the east is definitely higher, likely in the 4380 foot range. So that spot is now listed as the summit for this peak.

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East River Mnt-Chimney Rock West high point at 4360ft (2022-05-14). Photo by Steven Fishback.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1560 ft/476 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1623 ft/495 m
  Key Col: 2800 ft/853 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.38 mi/7.04 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.1058, -81.3983
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hutchinson Rock  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Southern Appalachian Ridges
Range5: Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area
Range6: Buckhorn Mountain (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Topo MapTiptop O37081b4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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