Sugarloaf Mountain, Florida

Prominence: 245 ft, 74 m

Elevation: 310+ feet, 94+ meters

True Isolation: 209.8 mi, 337.64 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 310 - 315 ft
    (5-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 309 ft / 94 m
    (Range 309 - 314 ft)
Local or Alternate Name(s)Benchmark: Howey Benchmark
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)28° 38' 57'' N, 81° 43' 59'' W
28.649174, -81.733113 (Dec Deg)
428354 E 3169338 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLake (Highest Point)

Search Engines - search the web for "Sugarloaf Mountain":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search

Other Web Sites
     Sugarloaf Mountain at Trip Report for Lake, FL by Ken Jones Trip Report for Lake, FL by Fred Lobdell Trip Report for Lake, FL by Gene Daniell Trip Report for Lake, FL by John Mitchler Trip Report for Lake, FL by Michael Schwartz

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Sugarloaf Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #12)
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #48)
     USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #67)
     EPIC List - States of the USA (Rank #92)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #13)
     United States Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #23)
     Southeast U.S. Peaks with 50 Miles of Isolation (Rank #3)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #23)
     The USA Second Lap List (Rank #50)
     North America Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #60)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #615)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #395)
     Florida County High Points (Rank #7)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #1074)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 96
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 95)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2008-07 by William Musser
     2010-11-23 by Rob Gilgen
     2011-01-14 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2011-02-12 by Ben Lostracco
     2011-03-28 by Dave Dunham
     2011-05-11 by Carlos Ross
     2011-11-09 by Christopher D'Aiuto
     2012-04-22 by Rich Perry
     2012-07-17 by William Musser
     2012-10-27 by Ed Wandall
     2013-06-07 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2015-02-11 by Alan Bernier
     2016-01-31 by Michael Wanberg
     2018-02-07 by David Hart
     2020-01-05 by Daniel Coulter
     2020-11-16 by Harvey Sal
     2022-01-16 by Scott MacQuarrie
     2022-02-09 by Tom Layton

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Sugarloaf Mountain
     Elevation Ladder from Sugarloaf Mountain
     Prominence Ladder from Sugarloaf Mountain

This hill is likely the highest point on the Florida peninsula. The USGS map shows a 310-foot contour with a land area of about 1.25 acres. There is a point 3.5 miles to the south called Camp Lake South that also has a 310-foot contour with an area of about 0.45 acres. Until a survery makes a definitive call, Sugarloaf will be treated by this site as the peninsula high point. It is also the Lake County high point, and the 12th most isolated peak in the contiguous 48 states--the nearest higher land is over 200 miles away.

Dynamic Map

 Sugarloaf Mountain    Other Peaks
Click Here for a Full Screen Map
Web Map LinksPeakfinder Panorama
GeoHack Links   CalTopo   MyTopo   Bing Maps
Google Maps   Open Street Map
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 245 ft/74 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 255 ft/76 m
  Key Col: 65 ft/20 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 209.8 mi/337.64 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 31.221118, -83.606806
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cook County High Point  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Southeast Coast
Range5: Florida Peninsula (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSt. John (HP)
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapAstatula O28081f6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

This page has been served 26183 times since 2004-11-01.

Copyright © 1987-2022 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service