Chestnut Bald, North Carolina

Prominence: 160 ft, 49 m

Elevation: 6000+ feet, 1829+ meters

True Isolation: 1.33 mi, 2.14 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6000 - 6040 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6000 ft / 1829 m
    (Range 6000 - 6040 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 18' 25'' N, 82° 53' 20'' W
35.306848, -82.888974 (Dec Deg)
328264 E 3908709 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood
Transylvania (Highest Point)

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     Chestnut Bald at Trip Report for Transylvania, NC by Gene Daniell Trip Report for Transylvania, NC by John Mitchler Trip Report for Transylvania, NC by Edward Earl Trip Report for Transylvania, NC by Mike Beavers Trip Report for Transylvania, NC by Mike Schwartz Trip Report for Transylvania, NC by Ron Tagliapietra Trip Report for Transylvania, NC by Don Desrosiers

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Lists that contain Chestnut Bald:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #33)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #12)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #8)
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #34)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #35)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #10)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #17)
     South Beyond 6000 (Rank #39)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #140)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #9)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2000-05-26 by Scott Surgent
     2002-02-12 by Kevin Hessler
     2005-08-13 by David Aaronson
     2008-12-23 by Jeff Rinehart (Unsuccessful)
     2009-03-20 by Jeff Rinehart
     2009-08-17 by Ben Lostracco
     2011-04-20 by Tom Layton
     2011-09-06 by Dennis Stewart
     2011-09-06 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-08-07 by Mike Stinson
     2012-09-15 by William Sanderson
     2013-06-27 by Dave Dunham
     2015-03-28 by Eric Bruce
     2015-05-03 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2015-09-06 by Bryan Marchant
     2016-02-21 by Bryan Marchant
     2017-09-04 by Henry Pharr
     2017-10-27 by Ken Durham
     2018-03-04 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2018-06-23 by Jonathan Blackwell (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (136 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 160 ft/49 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 240 ft/73 m
  Line Parent: Black Balsam Knob
  Key Col: 5840 ft/1780 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.33 mi/2.14 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.3233, -82.8767
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sam Knob  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Great Balsam Mountains
Drainage BasinsFrench Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapSam Knob O35082c8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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