Middle Knob, Virginia

Prominence: 648 ft, 198 m

Elevation: 4208 feet, 1283 meters

True Isolation: 4.26 mi, 6.85 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4208 ft / 1283 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 52' 17'' N, 81° 58' 41'' W
36.871416, -81.978135 (Dec Deg)
412822 E 4081055 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionRussell

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 36
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 32)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2013-03-16 by Tom Layton
     2013-12-21 by Bryan Marchant
     2016-07-28 by Stav Basis
     2017-06-17 by Justin P (GPS Track)
     2020-03-21 by Collin Sweeney
     2021-10-09 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2022-05-24 by David Winston (GPS Track)

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Excellent views from summit outcrop and nearby firetower. Just west of summit, in the woods, are The great Channels of Virginia. These are a collection of huge sandstone blocks with interconnected maze-like fissures between.
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1933 fire tower and ruins at summit of Middle Knob (2013-12-21). Photo by Bryan Marchant.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 648 ft/198 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 668 ft/204 m
  Key Col: 3560 ft/1085 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.26 mi/6.85 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.8367, -82.0417
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Brumley Mountain  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Southern Appalachian Ridges
Range5: Clinch Mountain Complex
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

North Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Topo MapHayters Gap O36081g8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Rickey Shortt.
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