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Potts Mountain-Wind Rock, Virginia


Prominence: 20 ft, 6 m

Elevation: 4120+ feet, 1256+ meters


True Isolation: 0.37 mi, 0.6 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4120 - 4140 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 24' 51'' N, 80° 31' 9'' W
37.414032, -80.519244 (Dec Deg)
542543 E 4140912 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceVirginia
County/Second Level RegionGiles
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 12
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 12)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2016-07-01 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2018-07-14 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)

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A superb open rock outcrop/overlook with a 180 degree panorama to the north. The only real view in this section of Potts Mountain in the Mountain Lake Wilderness Area of the Jefferson National Forest. A very popular destination and one of the best overlooks in VA.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 20 ft/6 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 60 ft/18 m
  Line Parent: Potts Mountain-Stony Creek Tower Site
  Key Col: 4100 ft/1250 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.37 mi/0.6 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.4158, -80.5125
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Potts Mountain-Stony Creek Tower Site  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Central Appalachian Ridges
Range5: South-Central Appalachian Ridges
Drainage BasinsNew
Kanawha
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mountain Lake Wilderness Area
Topo MapInterior O37080d5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Ben Lostracco.



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