Tuscarora Mountain, Pennsylvania

Prominence: 1446 ft, 441 m

Elevation: 2459 feet, 750 meters

True Isolation: 25.07 mi, 40.34 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 2458 ft / 750 m
Highest SummitBig Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 57' 1'' N, 77° 56' 13'' W
39.95034, -77.93685 (Dec Deg)
249110 E 4426376 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFranklin (Highest Point)
Fulton (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Tuscarora Mountain:
     Northeast U.S. Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #42)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #62)
     Mid-Atlantic with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #17)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #85)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #34)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #124)
     Pennsylvania County High Points (Rank #15)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 84
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 80)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2001-05-24 by Scott Surgent
     2009-08-04 by Ben Lostracco
     2009-11-26 by Mark Lentz
     2011-03-03 by Richard Oestreicher
     2011-06-24 by Ethan Myers
     2011-07-18 by Jason Potkay
     2011-08-07 by Dennis Stewart
     2011-10-09 by Ed Wandall
     2014-09-01 by David Olson
     2015-05-17 by Andrew Hollis
     2016-07-03 by PJ Anderer
     2016-12-12 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2017-11-25 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2017-12-28 by John Morrow
     2018-05-20 by Andrew Kirmse
     2018-08-31 by Tom Layton
     2019-05-04 by Lane Jefferson
     2019-06-03 by Mark S
     2020-03-07 by Frank Sutman
     2020-07-29 by Michael Hood

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The view from Big Mountain, the highest peak on Tuscarora Mountain, on a cloudy day (2019-05-04). Photo by Lane Jefferson.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1446 ft/441 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1446 ft/441 m
  Line Parent: Wills Mountain
  Key Col: 1013 ft/309 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 25.07 mi/40.34 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.167684, -78.315706
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Coot Hill  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Northern Appalachian Ridges
Range5: Southern Pennsylvania Ridges
Drainage Basins
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean

Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Buchanan State Forest
Topo MapMcConnellsburg O39077h8 1:24,000
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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NNE from Tuscarora Mountain summit lookout (2019-06-03). Photo by Mark S.
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