Cosby Knob, North Carolina/Tennessee

Prominence: 466 ft, 142 m

Elevation: 5160+ feet, 1573+ meters

True Isolation: 1.74 mi, 2.8 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5160 - 5200 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5160 ft / 1573 m
    (Range 5160 - 5200 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 43' 47'' N, 83° 11' 13'' W
35.729808, -83.186898 (Dec Deg)
302215 E 3956186 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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Lists that contain Cosby Knob:
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #162)
     Tennessee 4500-foot Peaks (Rank #32)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #143)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 48
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 44)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1979-03-22 by David J. Rhude
     2003-05-13 by Steve Bekkala
     2008-03-29 by Brian Stansberry
     2008-09-26 by Jeff Rinehart
     2010-08-08 by Greg Saltsman (Unsuccessful)
     2012-10-05 by Jim Haynor
     2014-12-26 by Matt Whittaker
     2016-06-11 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2020-09-20 by Scott Leslie
     2021-01-02 by Brandon Girard
     2022-03-01 by Chris Gilsdorf

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 466 ft/142 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 506 ft/154 m
  Key Col: Camel Gap    4694 ft/1431 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.74 mi/2.8 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.7258, -83.2175
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Camel Hump Knob  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
Drainage BasinsPigeon
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapLuftee Knob O35083f2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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