NC Highest 500 List

UNC Press has completed 68 of NC's Highest 500
 
 
# Name Rank Elevation Prominence Counties Quadrangle
1Craig, Mount26,660' 320' YanceyMount Mitchell
2Guyot, Mount46,621' 1,601' Haywood & SevierMount Guyot
3Balsam Cone56,620' 400' YanceyMount Mitchell
4Chapman, Mount76,417' 597' Sevier & SwainMount Guyot
5Richland Balsam86,410' 3,030' Haywood & JacksonSam Knob
6Celo Knob106,327' 627' YanceyCelo
7Waterrock Knob116,292' 1,947' Haywood & JacksonSylva North
8Luftee Knob146,234' 334' Haywood & SwainLuftee Knob
9Black Balsam Knob166,214' 994' HaywoodShining Rock
10Winter Star Mountain176,203' 303' YanceyCelo
11Grassy Ridge Bald196,180' 668' Avery & MitchellCarvers Gap
12Big Cataloochee Mountain206,155' 655' HaywoodLuftee Knob
13Craggy Dome226,100' 1,040' BuncombeMontreat
14Sam Knob246,060' 400' HaywoodSam Knob
15Grassy Cove Top256,060' 360' HaywoodShining Rock
16Yellow Face266,032' 332' JacksonSylva North
17Cold Mountain276,030' 1,010' HaywoodCruso
18Cataloochee Balsam285,970' 1,550' Haywood & SwainBunches Bald
19Rough Butt Bald315,940' 520' Haywood & JacksonSam Knob
20Bullhead Mountain325,940' 360' BuncombeMontreat
21Laurel Top345,907' 647' Sevier & SwainMount Guyot
22Chiltoes Mountain355,900' 320' Haywood & SwainBunches Bald
23Eagle Rocks365,860' 360' Sevier & SwainMount Guyot
24Sterling, Mount375,842' 663' HaywoodCove Creek Gap
25Steestachee Bald415,700' 560' Haywood & JacksonHazelwood
26Richland Mountain425,700' 324' SwainMount Guyot
27Pinnacle435,665' 485' Buncombe, McDowell, & YanceyMontreat
28Little Bald Knob445,660' 532' HaywoodDellwood
29Buck Knob455,620' 440' HaywoodBunches Bald
30Brown Lead465,620' 320' HaywoodBunches Bald
31Rich Mountain Bald485,583' 363' JacksonSam Knob
32Huckleberry Knob495,580' 3,440' GrahamSanteetlah Creek
33Snake Mountain505,580' 2,280' WataugaZionville
34Laurel Patch Bald515,580' 320' Haywood & JacksonHazelwood
35Elk Knob525,540' 1,040' WataugaZionville
36Hemphill Bald535,540' 360' HaywoodDellwood
37Thunderhead Mountain545,527' 1,107' Blount & SwainThunderhead Mountain
38Whim Knob575,501' 361' Haywood & SwainBunches Bald
39Beech Mountain585,500' 1,480' AveryElk Park
40Bunches Bald595,500' 1,004' Jackson & SwainBunches Bald
41Standing Indian605,499' 2,839' Clay & MaconRainbow Springs
42Doubletop Mountain615,481' 941' JacksonHazelwood
43Snaggy Bald625,471' 611' JacksonTuckasegee
44Blockhouse Mountain635,470' 610' SwainThunderhead Mountain
45Wine Spring Bald645,460' 1,722' MaconWayah Bald
46Ogle Ridge655,460' 1,200' YanceyMount Mitchell
47Breakneck Ridge665,460' 560' SwainMount Guyot
48Walker Bald695,420' 680' HaywoodDellwood
49LR 548 Benchmark705,401' 341' HaywoodHazelwood
50Snowball Mountain725,380' 480' BuncombeCraggy Pinnacle
51Graybeard Mountain735,380' 360' Buncombe & McDowellMontreat
52Rich Mountain Bald745,372' 952' WataugaZionville
53Crabtree Bald755,340' 2,720' HaywoodFines Creek
54Rocky Bald765,340' 440' MaconWayah Bald
55Fryingpan Mountain775,340' 400' Haywood & TransylvaniaCruso
56Moody Top785,320' 340' HaywoodDellwood
57Little Bald Mountain805,300' 360' Haywood & TransylvaniaDunsmore Mountain
58Big Bald815,300' 360' Haywood & TransylvaniaCruso
59Tusquitee Bald835,260' 1,734' ClayTopton
60Yellow Bald845,260' 1,040' MaconPrentiss
61Copper Ridge Bald855,256' 1,036' MaconWayah Bald
62Lane Pinnacle875,230' 610' BuncombeCraggy Pinnacle
63Hanging Rock885,220' 1,120' Avery & WataugaValle Crucis
64Siler Bald895,220' 1,080' MaconWayah Bald
65Cold Spring Knob915,220' 360' Sevier & SwainSilers Bald
66Potato Hill Bald935,219' 319' SwainBunches Bald
67Brier Knob945,215' 355' Blount & SwainThunderhead Mountain
68Peak, The955,195' 895' AsheBaldwin Gap


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