Wrights Peak, Virginia/West Virginia

Prominence: 1233 ft, 375 m

Elevation: 4073 feet, 1241 meters

Approx. Isolation: 4.27 mi, 6.88 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4073 ft / 1241 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)High Point Name (English): Monroe County High Point
High Point Name (English): Peters Mountain High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 28' 37'' N, 80° 31' 29'' W
37.476964, -80.524716 (Dec Deg)
542023 E 4147892 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
West Virginia
County/Second Level RegionGiles
Monroe (Highest Point)

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     Wrights Peak at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio) Trip Report for Monroe, WV by Michael Schwartz Trip Report for Monroe, WV by Fred Lobdell Trip Report for Monroe, WV by Bob Packard Trip Report for Monroe, WV by Don Desrosiers Trip Report for Monroe, WV by Patrick Craft

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Lists that contain Wrights Peak:
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #44)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #68)
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     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #153)
     Virginia 4000-foot peaks (Rank #76)
     Virginia Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #55)
     West Virginia County High Points (Rank #7)
     West Virginia Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #16)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 21
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 19)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2016-05-25 by Ben Lostracco
     2017-06-02 by Will Waller
     2020-10-26 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2022-03-19 by Dennis Stewart (Unsuccessful)
     2022-05-28 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)

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Wrights peak just off the Allegheny Trail (2020-10-26). Photo by Steven Fishback.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1233 ft/375 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1253 ft/381 m
  Line Parent: Potts Mountain - Stony Creek Tower Site
  Key Col: 2840 ft/866 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.27 mi/6.88 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Potts Mountain - Stony Creek Tower Site  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Central Appalachian Ridges
Range5: South-Central Appalachian Ridges
Range6: Peters Mountain (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsNew
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Topo MapInterior O37080d5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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