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Bears Head, Pennsylvania


Prominence: 774 ft, 236 m

Elevation: 2094 feet, 638 meters


True Isolation: 25.26 mi, 40.65 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 2093 ft / 638 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 51' 2'' N, 76° 4' 47'' W
40.85046, -76.079597 (Dec Deg)
408999 E 4522718 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvincePennsylvania
County/Second Level RegionSchuylkill (Highest Point)
City/TownDelano
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Lists that contain Bears Head:
     Northeast U.S. Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #40)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #71)
     Mid-Atlantic with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #16)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #580)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #134)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #74)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #175)
     Pennsylvania County High Points (Rank #39)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 51
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 48)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2001-05-23 by Scott Surgent
     2011-08-06 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-04-01 by Ed Wandall
     2014-10-21 by Chris Post
     2015-09-02 by Dick Ellsworth
     2017-04-14 by PJ Anderer
     2017-10-06 by Richard Oestreicher
     2019-05-20 by Mike Black (GPS Track)
     2020-05-11 by Frank Sutman

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Bears Head Tower from the access road (2020-05-11). Photo by Frank Sutman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 774 ft/236 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 794 ft/242 m
  Key Col: 1320 ft/402 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 25.26 mi/40.65 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.181944, -75.874752
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Penobscot Mountain  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Northern Appalachian Ridges
Range5: Anthracite Ridges (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Schuylkill
Delaware
Delaware Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Susquehanna
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapDelano O40076g1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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