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Hanging Rock, West Virginia


Prominence: 185 ft, 56 m

Elevation: 3840+ feet, 1170+ meters


True Isolation: 0.76 mi, 1.22 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3840 - 3880 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3840 ft / 1170 m
    (Range 3840 - 3880 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 16' 4'' N, 80° 26' 11'' W
38.267693, -80.436273 (Dec Deg)
549313 E 4235667 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionGreenbrier
Nicholas (Highest Point)
Webster
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Other Web Sites
     Hanging Rock at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Nicholas, WV by Michael Schwartz

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Lists that contain Hanging Rock:
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #89)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #30)
     West Virginia County High Points (Rank #11)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 11
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 11)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2012-03-03 by Richard Oestreicher
     2016-05-29 by Ben Lostracco
     2017-05-07 by Erik Hamilton
     2021-04-10 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Hanging Rock on blue-diamond trail #263. Cool rock but not the actual high point goal location (2021-04-10). Photo by Steven Fishback .
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 185 ft/56 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 225 ft/68 m
  Key Col: 3655 ft/1114 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.76 mi/1.22 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.2733, -80.4483
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 3880  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Yew Mountains Area
Drainage BasinsGauley
Kanawha
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Topo MapWebster Springs SW O38080c4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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