Charlies Bunion, North Carolina/Tennessee

Prominence: 120 ft, 37 m

Elevation: 5560+ feet, 1695+ meters

True Isolation: 0.43 mi, 0.69 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5560 - 5600 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5560 ft / 1695 m
    (Range 5560 - 5600 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 38' 21'' N, 83° 22' 19'' W
35.639259, -83.371878 (Dec Deg)
285239 E 3946529 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionSwain

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 182
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 167)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-03-31 by Jeff Malik
     2009-05-01 by Steve DeNunzio
     2010-07-28 by Michael Kelly
     2011-10-16 by Jim Haynor
     2013-04-04 by Ed Wandall
     2013-04-15 by Alan Beck
     2013-05-27 by Debbie Melita
     2014-06-15 by Dan Hildebrand
     2014-10-19 by Stav Basis
     2014-10-20 by Jared Salzmann
     2016-09-23 by Alex Houpt
     2017-01-20 by Jeremy Knopp
     2018-06-03 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2019-07-08 by Jonathan Vance
     2019-08-15 by Chris Moore
     2020-05-30 by Tom Layton (Unsuccessful)
     2020-07-04 by Scott Leslie
     2020-10-17 by Scott Leslie
     2021-04-11 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)

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The rocky peak of Charlies Bunion, Tennessee (2010-04-10). Photo by Jeff Malik.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 120 ft/37 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 200 ft/61 m
  Line Parent: Masa Knob
  Key Col: 5440 ft/1658 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.43 mi/0.69 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.635, -83.3775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Masa Knob  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
Ridges/DividesGreat Smoky Crest
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapMount Guyot O35083f3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Scrambling the Bunion (1997-06-11). Photo by Dan Moore.
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