Grandmother Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 160 ft, 48 m

Elevation: 4640+ feet, 1414+ meters

True Isolation: 1.88 mi, 3.02 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4640 - 4680 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4640 ft / 1414 m
    (Range 4640 - 4680 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 3' 47'' N, 81° 50' 34'' W
36.062995, -81.842761 (Dec Deg)
424104 E 3991264 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAvery

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 23
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 22)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-04-14 by Tom Layton
     2012-08-24 by Dave Dunham
     2013-07-02 by jeff branin
     2017-08-28 by Mike Gourley (GPS Track)
     2019-10-20 by Henry Pharr
     2020-09-26 by Brandon Girard
     2020-11-08 by Scott Leslie

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 160 ft/48 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 240 ft/72 m
  Key Col: Grandmother Gap    4480 ft/1366 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.88 mi/3.02 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.09, -81.8383
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Linville Peak  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage BasinsCatawba
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapGrandfather Mountain O36081a7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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