Shavers Fork Mountain Complex

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointThorny Flat (4848 ft/1478 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesWest Virginia
Area639 sq mi / 1,656 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent61 mi / 98 km North-South
33 mi / 53 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 40' N; 79° 50' W
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Map of Shavers Fork Mountain Complex
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Shavers Fork Mountain Complex.
Allegheny MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Central Pennsylvania Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Laurel HighlandsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northern Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Canaan Valley AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Western Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shavers Fork Mountain ComplexLevel 5
                 North Cheat MountainLevel 6 (Child)
                 Bickle Knob-McGowan MountainLevel 6 (Child)
                 Cheat MountainLevel 6 (Child)
                 Shavers MountainLevel 6 (Child)
                 Back Allegheny MountainLevel 6 (Child)
                 Elk MountainLevel 6 (Child)
                 Cloverlick-Middle Mountain AreaLevel 6 (Child)
         Spruce Mountain AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Yew Mountains AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Shavers Fork Mountain Complex

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Thorny Flat48481478Cheat Mountain
2.Bald Knob48421476Back Allegheny Mountain
3.Tygart Valley North4760+1451+Cheat Mountain
4.Hosterman Benchmark West47571450Back Allegheny Mountain
5.Snowshoe Fire Tower4720+1439+Back Allegheny Mountain
6.Mace Knob46871429Cheat Mountain
7.Beech Flat Knob46821427Cheat Mountain
8.Back Allegheny Mountain Peak 46804680+1426+Back Allegheny Mountain
9.Snyder Knob4680+1426+Cheat Mountain
10.Back Allegheny Mountain Peak 46404640+1414+Back Allegheny Mountain
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Thorny Flat48481478Cheat Mountain
2.Bald Knob48421476Back Allegheny Mountain
3.Gay Knob4560+1390+Cloverlick-Middle Mountain Area
4.Gaudineer Knob4440+1353+Shavers Mountain
5.Elk Mountain44291350Elk Mountain
6.Bickle Knob4000+1219+Bickle Knob-McGowan Mountain

Photos of Peaks in the Shavers Fork Mountain Complex

Mace Knob-South Peak
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A broken hollow metal tube could be a leftover of something. I stuck a stick in it (2019-09-28). Photo by Powen Ru.
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