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Chicken House Run Knob, West Virginia


Prominence: 320 ft, 98 m

Elevation: 3240+ feet, 988+ meters


True Isolation: 0.92 mi, 1.47 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3240 - 3280 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3240 ft / 988 m
    (Range 3240 - 3280 ft)
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 8' 20'' N, 80° 6' 48'' W
38.139012, -80.113463 (Dec Deg)
577689 E 4221610 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionPocahontas
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 1
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-04-24 by William Musser

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This is one of the few isolated knobs in the area that is not named on the USGS map and is not part of Pyle Mountain or or Buckley Mountain to the north but rises up above Chicken House Run and other nearby creeks 300 to 500 feet. It is in the Monongahela National Forest land and has numerous good trails to the summit (off the Allegheny Trail) although the summit is unmarked, off trail, and was estimated by GPS.

It is lower than Watoga Knob, best can tell, but Watoga is thus, the NNN and the saddle between them is around elevation 2900 +/- on the trail saddle just south of Chicken House Run Road.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 320 ft/98 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 400 ft/122 m
  Key Col: 2920 ft/890 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.92 mi/1.47 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.1258, -80.115
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Watoga Knob  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Central Appalachian Ridges
Range5: Allegheny Mountain Ridge
Drainage BasinsGreenbrier
New
Kanawha
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Topo MapMarlinton O38080b1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Musser.



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