Hanging Rock, North Carolina

Prominence: 340 ft, 103 m

Elevation: 2160+ feet, 658+ meters

True Isolation: 1.15 mi, 1.85 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2160 - 2180 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2159 ft / 658 m
    (Range 2159 - 2179 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 23' 45'' N, 80° 15' 22'' W
36.39597, -80.256127 (Dec Deg)
566707 E 4028126 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
This peak has 1 other candidate high point areas:
AreaElevationMap NameMap View
Main Summit2160(+20)Hanging Rock
Northeast Contour2160(+20)Hanging Rock
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionStokes

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 102
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 95)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-07-28 by Tomo PN
     2011-12-23 by Tom Layton
     2012-07-28 by Jim Brewster
     2015-01-19 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2015-01-31 by Patrick Lynch
     2015-06-13 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2016-01-10 by Shannon Dillmore
     2017-01-16 by Rabid Squirrel
     2017-05-20 by Justin P (GPS Track)
     2017-09-29 by Jim Haynor
     2017-12-31 by Henry Pharr
     2018-04-26 by Henry Pharr
     2018-12-19 by Henry Pharr
     2021-01-19 by Scott Leslie
     2021-01-29 by Scott Leslie
     2021-03-13 by Jeffrey Kabel

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Great views from dramatic clifftops; the old trail had a fun scramble up the southwest side but the new trail now circles around to avoid this.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 340 ft/103 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 380 ft/115 m
  Line Parent: Cooks Wall
  Key Col: 1820 ft/555 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.15 mi/1.85 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.3975, -80.2767
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Moores Knob  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Piedmont
Range5: Eastern Carolina Piedmont
Drainage BasinsRoanoke
Pamlico Sound
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Hanging Rock State Park
Topo MapHanging Rock O36080d3 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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