Flat Top Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 1078 ft, 328 m

Elevation: 4558 feet, 1389 meters

True Isolation: 4.97 mi, 8 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4558 ft / 1389 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 9' 45'' N, 81° 40' 37'' W
36.162489, -81.676846 (Dec Deg)
439122 E 4002183 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionWatauga

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     Carolina Lookout Tower Challenge (Rank #16)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 120
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 118)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-08-27 by Dave Dunham
     2011-07-06 by jeff branin
     2013-06-21 by Tom Layton
     2015-03-29 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2015-10-11 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2017-05-28 by Tom Layton (GPS Track)
     2018-06-01 by Henry Pharr
     2019-09-11 by Ariel Jacala (GPS Track)
     2019-09-16 by Tom Layton
     2020-03-27 by Scott Leslie
     2020-05-23 by David Winston (GPS Track)

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There is a lookout tower at the summit with excellent views of the surrounding area.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1078 ft/328 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1118 ft/340 m
  Key Col: 3480 ft/1061 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.97 mi/8 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.2325, -81.6983
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Rich Mountain  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage BasinsNew
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapBoone O36081b6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Rob Sharpe.

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