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Cowpen Mountain, Georgia


Prominence: 1551 ft, 473 m

Elevation: 4151 feet, 1265 meters


True Isolation: 7.97 mi, 12.82 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4151 ft / 1265 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 53' 23'' N, 84° 34' 27'' W
34.889719, -84.574082 (Dec Deg)
721689 E 3863499 N, Zone 16 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceGeorgia
County/Second Level RegionFannin (Highest Point)
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Other Web Sites
     Cowpen Mountain at ListsOfJohn.com
     Cowpen Mountain at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio)
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Fannin, GA by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Fannin, GA by Fred Lobdell

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Lists that contain Cowpen Mountain:
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #40)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #59)
     Georgia Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #4)
     Georgia 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #14)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #46)
     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #68)
     Georgia County High Points (Rank #7)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #65)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 89
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 84)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-07-15 by Aaron Gunn
     2008-04-13 by G. Ringle
     2009-10-03 by doc lawler
     2012-04-01 by Jill Brown
     2012-06-30 by Lincoln Durey (GPS Track)
     2012-11-04 by Scott Chruszcz
     2013-03-22 by Jean Andr√© Laverdure (GPS Track)
     2013-05-12 by Dan Hildebrand
     2013-09-29 by Tom Layton
     2015-03-07 by Jared Salzmann (Unsuccessful)
     2015-04-28 by John Chambers
     2016-06-04 by William Musser
     2016-09-25 by Jonathan Smyer (GPS Track)
     2017-01-31 by Dennis Stewart (Unsuccessful)
     2017-02-25 by Vince Sutton
     2017-04-26 by Dennis Stewart
     2018-06-05 by Stewart Holt
     2018-09-14 by Mike Trimble (GPS Track)
     2020-10-20 by Ted Shemella (GPS Track)
     2020-11-15 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2020-11-28 by Steve Houghton (GPS Track)
     2020-11-29 by Frederick Dolan
     2020-12-09 by Barrett Wood
     2021-02-20 by Holly Saxby
     2021-02-20 by Jack Forester (GPS Track)
     2021-04-17 by Corny Delasalas (GPS Track)
     2021-04-30 by Don Yates
     2021-04-30 by Lawrence Morrissey (GPS Track)
     2021-06-05 by Steven Lash (GPS Track)
     2021-06-13 by Heather Karellas (GPS Track)
     2022-02-05 by Alexander Barinov (GPS Track)
     2022-04-16 by Damon Easley (GPS Track)
     2022-05-24 by Jim Haynor
     2022-06-10 by Miles Hurley

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Markers at the summit (2021-06-05). Photo by Steven Lash.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1551 ft/473 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1591 ft/485 m
  Key Col: Dally Gap    2600 ft/792 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.97 mi/12.82 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 34.9992, -84.5292
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Big Frog Mountain  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: Georgia Blue Ridge
Drainage BasinsAlabama
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests
Wilderness/Special Area: Cohutta Wilderness Area
Topo MapHemp Top O34084h5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Trailhead (2021-06-05). Photo by Steven Lash.
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After bushwhacking to the top. It wasn't too bad, but be prepared for some scratches! (2021-06-13). Photo by Heather Karellas.
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Small fire pit at the top of the mountain. Don't know how in the world I managed to find it! Closest thing I could find to a summit marker (2021-06-13). Photo by Heather Karellas.
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The early part of the trail - pretty well-maintained even with summer growth (2021-06-13). Photo by Heather Karellas.
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The start of East Cowpen Trail at the Three Forks trailhead (2021-06-13). Photo by Heather Karellas.
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Note - this is NOT a view from Cowpen Mountain, but rather a vista point a few minutes south of the trailhead. Worth the short drive! (2021-06-13). Photo by Heather Karellas.
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