Potato Knob, North Carolina

Prominence: 40 ft, 12 m

Elevation: 6400+ feet, 1951+ meters

True Isolation: 0.34 mi, 0.54 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6400 - 6440 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6400 ft / 1951 m
    (Range 6400 - 6440 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 43' 48'' N, 82° 17' 28'' W
35.729955, -82.291246 (Dec Deg)
383224 E 3954766 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionBuncombe (Highest Point)

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     Potato Knob at SummitPost
     Potato Knob at ListsOfJohn Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by Ron Tagliapietra Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by Patrick Craft Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by Fred Lobdell Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by John Garner Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by Don Desrosiers Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by Edward Earl

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Lists that contain Potato Knob:
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #6)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #5)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #136)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #78)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #5)
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #5)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #5)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #12)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 101
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 91)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2002-04-03 by Kevin Hessler
     2008-05-21 by David Aaronson
     2009-08-09 by Ben Lostracco
     2010-10-17 by pat stout
     2011-05-07 by Tom Layton
     2011-09-12 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-09-02 by Coby King
     2012-10-06 by Nathan Sylvester
     2015-07-18 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2017-06-03 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2017-08-17 by Henry Pharr
     2017-11-22 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2018-04-22 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2019-01-01 by Jeff Wadley
     2019-06-29 by Jonathan Vance
     2020-11-08 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2021-03-20 by Barrett Wood
     2021-04-18 by Brandon Girard (GPS Track)
     2021-05-08 by Caroline Miller
     2022-04-17 by Brandon Girard (GPS Track)
     2022-04-20 by Dwight Wolf

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 40 ft/12 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Line Parent: Clingmans Peak
  Key Col: 6360 ft/1939 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.34 mi/0.54 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.7342, -82.2883
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Clingmans Peak  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Black Mountains
Ridges/DividesBlack Mountains Crest
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapMontreat O35082f3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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