Bald Knob, Pennsylvania

Prominence: 200 ft, 61 m

Elevation: 2920+ feet, 890+ meters

True Isolation: 5.79 mi, 9.31 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2920 - 2940 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 6' 54'' N, 79° 12' 11'' W
40.114872, -79.202929 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSomerset

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 7
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2011-08-07 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-12-28 by John Morrow
     2014-04-06 by Andrew Hollis
     2017-09-17 by Kodiak Firesmith (GPS Track)
     2021-04-05 by Nathan Sylvester

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This Bald Knob (there are several Bald Knobs in Pennsylvania) may be the 11th highest named point in Pennsylvania.
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Survey Marker for Bald Knob, locked away behind cyclone fencing inside an abandoned(?) radio tower pad (2017-09-17). Photo by Kodiak Firesmith.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 200 ft/61 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 240 ft/73 m
  Key Col: 2720 ft/829 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.79 mi/9.31 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.0542, -79.2783
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Laurel Hill Fire Towers  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Laurel Highlands
Drainage BasinsMonongahela
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Forbes State Forest
Topo MapBakersville O40079a2 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Dennis Stewart.
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