Cold Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 990 ft, 302 m

Elevation: 6030 feet, 1838 meters

True Isolation: 4.25 mi, 6.85 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6030 ft / 1838 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 24' 36'' N, 82° 51' 25'' W
35.409993, -82.85689 (Dec Deg)
331395 E 3920095 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #32)
     South Beyond 6000 (Rank #37)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #33)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #31)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 141
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 132)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1993-08 d by William Musser
     2002-02-12 by Kevin Hessler
     2011-05-14 by Nathan Sylvester
     2012-11-26 by matthew mccracken (GPS Track)
     2014-07-14 by Jay DeKing
     2014-09-27 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2014-11-09 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2015-05-23 by Matthew Sleeper
     2015-07-04 by Brian McCray
     2015-07-16 by Mike Stinson
     2017-03-04 by Caitlin Roscioli
     2017-03-04 by Pat McNichol
     2018-02-03 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2019-01-05 by Keith Turner
     2019-08-17 by Tom Layton (Unsuccessful)
     2020-01-01 by Jeff Wadley
     2020-01-08 by Mike Trimble (GPS Track)
     2020-08-02 by Bobby Schultz (GPS Track)
     2020-08-16 by Garth Brown (GPS Track)
     2020-08-23 by Patrick Clay
     2020-08-28 by Scott Leslie
     2020-10-09 by Jeb Ware
     2020-11-15 by Scott Leslie
     2021-06-10 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)

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The USGS benchmark at the peak of Cold Mountain should say "6030 FEET" but instead it says "COLD FEET" (2014-07-14). Photo by Jay DeKing.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 990 ft/302 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1030 ft/314 m
  Line Parent: Grassy Cove Top
  Key Col: Deep Gap    5040 ft/1536 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.25 mi/6.85 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.3483, -82.8642
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Grassy Cove Top  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Great Balsam Mountains
Drainage BasinsPigeon
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Wilderness/Special Area: Shining Rock Wilderness Area
Topo MapCruso O35082d7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Cold Mountain from Mount Pisgah (1964-03-28). Photo by Dan Moore.
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