Bell Knob, West Virginia

Prominence: 180 ft, 55 m

Elevation: 4140+ feet, 1262+ meters

True Isolation: 4.17 mi, 6.71 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4140 - 4160 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4140 ft / 1262 m
    (Range 4140 - 4160 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 0' 1'' N, 79° 19' 26'' W
39.000155, -79.323921 (Dec Deg)
645139 E 4318130 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionGrant (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Bell Knob:
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #61)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #17)
     West Virginia County High Points (Rank #6)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 37
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 34)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-07-02 by James Barlow
     2015-04-23 by Ben Lostracco
     2016-07-17 by Bryan Kraai
     2017-10-16 by Andrew Hollis
     2017-11-25 by Richard Oestreicher
     2018-08-31 by Tom Layton
     2018-09-23 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2020-10-18 by Gustav Sexauer
     2021-04-30 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2021-05-22 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2022-03-25 by Dennis Stewart (Unsuccessful)

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Bell Knob, Grants CoHP with old tower in background (2021-04-30). Photo by Steven Fishback .
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 180 ft/55 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 240 ft/73 m
  Line Parent: Roaring Plains
  Key Col: 3960 ft/1207 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.17 mi/6.71 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.0283, -79.3925
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Harman Knob  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Canaan Valley Area
Range6: Dolly Sods
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
South Branch Potomac
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Topo MapBlackbird Knob O39079a3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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