Round Bald, North Carolina/Tennessee

Prominence: 160 ft, 49 m

Elevation: 5800+ feet, 1768+ meters

True Isolation: 0.64 mi, 1.03 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5800 - 5840 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5800 ft / 1768 m
    (Range 5800 - 5840 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 6' 25'' N, 82° 6' 14'' W
36.107029, -82.10384 (Dec Deg)
400646 E 3996384 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionMitchell

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Lists that contain Round Bald:
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #57)
     Tennessee 4500-foot Peaks (Rank #15)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #52)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 293
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 271)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-06-19 by Nathan Sylvester
     2011-03-22 by Rob Carter
     2011-11-26 by Tom Layton
     2012-05-17 by Wilson Eury
     2012-05-20 by Mike Stinson
     2012-08-23 by Dave Dunham
     2012-10-05 by Ben Kemp
     2013-01-02 by William Musser
     2013-09-14 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2014-05-15 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2014-07-20 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2014-07-20 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2014-10-18 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2015-04-05 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2015-06-06 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2015-10-08 by Jonathan Smyer (GPS Track)
     2016-05-28 by Justin P (GPS Track)
     2016-09-27 by Mike Gourley (GPS Track)
     2017-06-10 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2017-06-11 by Mike Gourley (GPS Track)
     2018-07-04 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2018-08-25 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2019-05-02 by Henry Pharr
     2019-07-04 by Lincoln Durey (GPS Track)
     2019-09-03 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2019-10-04 by Henry Pharr
     2020-01-23 by Bobby Schultz (GPS Track)
     2020-06-20 by Stav Basis
     2020-07-13 by Scott Leslie
     2020-12-30 by Scott Leslie

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Have been here 3 times, most recently Jan 2, 2016
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Panoramic view from the top of Round Bald. On the left is Jane and Grassy Ridge Balds and on the right is Roan (2016-05-07). 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
  Line Parent: Grassy Ridge Bald
  Key Col: Engine Gap    5640 ft/1719 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.64 mi/1.03 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.105, -82.115
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Roan High Knob  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Roan-Unaka Mountains
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Cherokee National Forest/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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