Hightower Bald, Georgia

Prominence: 808 ft, 246 m

Elevation: 4568 feet, 1392 meters

True Isolation: 2.31 mi, 3.72 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4568 ft / 1392 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 59' 5'' N, 83° 37' 13'' W
34.984696, -83.620297 (Dec Deg)
260820 E 3874483 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTowns

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 35
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 34)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-03-23 by Mark Prosser
     2013-02-09 by Byron Crowe
     2013-11-10 by Dan Hildebrand
     2014-02-23 by Carlie Turk
     2015-04-04 by Jared Salzmann
     2015-12-21 by John Chambers
     2016-12-26 by Debbie Adams
     2017-01-15 by Debbie Adams
     2018-04-01 by Dennis Stewart
     2018-04-07 by Debbie Adams
     2019-03-28 by Mike Trimble (GPS Track)
     2020-11-21 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2021-02-07 by Barrett Wood
     2021-02-10 by Don Yates
     2021-02-10 by Lawrence Morrissey (GPS Track)
     2021-03-13 by Holly Saxby (GPS Track)
     2021-03-13 by Jack Forester (GPS Track)
     2021-05-06 by Ted Shemella (GPS Track)

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Something to do with ham radio operation. (2021-03-13). Photo by Holly Saxby.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 808 ft/246 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 848 ft/258 m
  Key Col: Hightower Gap    3760 ft/1146 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.31 mi/3.72 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.0025, -83.5858
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Courthouse Bald  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: Georgia Blue Ridge
Drainage BasinsHiwassee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests
Wilderness/Special Area: Southern Nantahala Wilderness Area
Topo MapHightower Bald O34083h5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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