Backbone Mountain-Preston County High Point, West Virginia

Prominence: 100 ft, 30 m

Elevation: 3400+ feet, 1036+ meters

True Isolation: 3.06 mi, 4.93 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3400 - 3420 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3400 ft / 1036 m
    (Range 3400 - 3420 ft)
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 13' 18'' N, 79° 30' 7'' W
39.221593, -79.50196 (Dec Deg)
629315 E 4342437 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionPreston (Highest Point)

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     Preston County High Point at Trip Report for Preston, WV by Fred Lobdell Trip Report for Preston, WV by Michael Schwartz Trip Report for Preston, WV by Ken and Alexandra Oeser Trip Report for Preston, WV by Julie Kawa, Pat and Jobe Wymore Trip Report for Preston, WV by Ryan Richardson Trip Report for Preston, WV by Don Desrosiers and Chip Clark Trip Report for Preston, WV by Brennan Connelly Trip Report for Preston, WV by Shannon Dillmore

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Lists that contain Backbone Mountain-Preston County High Point:
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #43)
     West Virginia County High Points (Rank #16)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 51
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 45)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2001-05-25 by Scott Surgent
     2010-10-09 by Richard Oestreicher
     2012-05-23 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2012-07-24 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2012-07-26 by Joe McGillian
     2014-12-31 by Vanessa Arnold
     2015-04-20 by Ben Lostracco
     2015-10-31 by Matt Horbal (GPS Track)
     2015-12-27 by PJ Anderer
     2017-07-03 by Andrew Hollis
     2019-05-26 by Lane Jefferson (GPS Track)
     2020-09-18 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2020-09-20 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2021-04-30 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2022-03-18 by Andrew Eames

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 100 ft/30 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 140 ft/42 m
  Key Col: 3300 ft/1006 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.06 mi/4.93 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.185, -79.5342
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Backbone Mountain  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Northern Allegheny Mountains
Range6: Backbone Mountain
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
Drainage Basins
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Topo MapLead Mine O39079b5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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