Yancey County NC Peaks List
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Total records: 173
List RankNC RankName Elevation Saddle Prominence Line Parent Isolation Proximate ParentCounty Quadrangle
11 Mitchell, Mount 6,684'  592'  6,092'  Divide Mountain 1195.36  Mesa de Maya YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
22 Craig, Mount 6,660'  6,340'  320'  Mitchell, Mount 0.90  Mitchell, Mount YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Commissary Ridge 6,660'  6,620'  40'  Mitchell, Mount 0.17  Mitchell, Mount YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
35 Balsam Cone 6,620'  6,220'  400'  Craig, Mount 0.89  Craig, Mount YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Cattail Peak 6,620'  6,460'  160'  Craig, Mount 1.47  Craig, Mount YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Big Tom 6,580'  6,540'  40'  Craig, Mount 0.19  Craig, Mount YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
46 Gibbes, Mount 6,540'  6,100'  440'  Mitchell, Mount 2.11  Mitchell, Mount YanceyMontreat - Map
Clingmans Peak 6,540'  6,460'  80'  Mitchell, Mount 2.37  Mitchell, Mount YanceyMontreat - Map
Potato Hill 6,460'  6,340'  120'  Balsam Cone 0.84  Balsam Cone YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Potato Knob 6,420'  6,340'  80'  Gibbes, Mount 0.71  Gibbes, Mount Buncombe & YanceyMontreat - Map
Wilson Ridge 6,420'  6,380'  40'  Mitchell, Mount 0.35  Mitchell, Mount YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Hallback 6,380'  6,180'  200'  Mitchell, Mount 0.87  Gibbes, Mount YanceyMontreat - Map
59 Blackstock Knob 6,340'  5,860'  480'  Gibbes, Mount 1.88  Gibbes, Mount Buncombe & YanceyMontreat - Map
610 Celo Knob 6,327'  5,700'  627'  Balsam Cone 4.36  Balsam Cone YanceyCelo - Map
Gibbs Mountain 6,220'  6,060'  160'  Celo Knob 0.80  Celo Knob YanceyCelo - Map
Horse Rock 6,220'  6,100'  120'  Celo Knob 0.31  Celo Knob YanceyCelo - Map
717 Winter Star Mountain 6,203'  5,900'  303'  Celo Knob 1.98  Balsam Cone YanceyCelo - Map
Deer Mountain 6,100'  6,060'  40'  Winter Star Mountain 0.29  Winter Star Mountain YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Patton Knob 6,060'  6,020'  40'  Gibbes, Mount 0.81  Blackstock Knob Buncombe & YanceyMontreat - Map
830 Big Butt 5,940'  5,220'  720'  Blackstock Knob 3.71  Blackstock Knob Buncombe & YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Commissary Hill 5,782'  5,780'  2'  Mitchell, Mount 0.94  Mitchell, Mount YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Bearwallow Stand Ridge 5,780'  5,740'  40'  Blackstock Knob 1.14  Blackstock Knob YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
939 Point Misery 5,715'  5,340'  375'  Big Butt 1.35  Big Butt YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Flat Spring Knob 5,700'  5,500'  200'  Big Butt 0.44  Big Butt Buncombe & YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
1043 Pinnacle 5,665'  5,180'  485'  Gibbes, Mount 2.46  Gibbes, Mount Buncombe, McDowell, & YanceyMontreat - Map
Little Butt 5,620'  5,540'  80'  Big Butt 0.62  Point Misery Buncombe & YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Bear Ridge 5,548'  5,460'  88'  Gibbes, Mount 0.95  Gibbes, Mount YanceyMontreat - Map
Big Pine Mountain 5,533'  5,420'  113'  Mitchell, Mount 1.47  Mitchell, Mount YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
1155 Big Bald 5,516'  2,940'  2,576'  Big Butt 16.20  Big Butt Unicoi & YanceyBald Creek - Map
Brush Fence Ridge 5,500'  5,340'  160'  Point Misery 0.81  Point Misery Buncombe & YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Wilson Ridge 5,500'  5,460'  40'  Big Butt 1.07  Big Butt Buncombe & YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Grassy Knob 5,500'  5,460'  40'  Celo Knob 0.94  Celo Knob YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Mitchell Ridge 5,500'  5,460'  40'  Craig, Mount 0.79  Craig, Mount YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
1265 Ogle Ridge 5,460'  4,260'  1,200'  Big Butt 2.71  Big Butt YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Coxcomb Mountain 5,443'  5,180'  263'  Ogle Ridge 0.92  Ogle Ridge Buncombe & YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Bald Knob 5,420'  5,220'  200'  Pinnacle 0.73  Pinnacle Buncombe & YanceyMontreat - Map
Ogle Ridge 5,380'  5,300'  80'  Balsam Cone 1.29  Balsam Cone YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
1392 Little Bald 5,220'  4,900'  320'  Big Bald 2.07  Big Bald Unicoi & YanceyChestoa - Map
Licklog Mountain 5,180'  4,980'  200'  Ogle Ridge 0.85  Ogle Ridge YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
High Knob 5,163'  5,060'  103'  Big Butt 1.75  Big Butt YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Hensley Ridge 5,140'  5,100'  40'  Big Bald 0.54  Big Bald YanceyBald Creek - Map
14109 Green Knob 5,100'  4,300'  800'  Pinnacle 3.09  Pinnacle McDowell & YanceyOld Fort - Map
15113 Bearwallow Knob 5,085'  4,780'  305'  Balsam Cone 1.96  Balsam Cone YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
16128 Blue Knob 5,020'  4,420'  600'  Ogle Ridge 1.84  Ogle Ridge YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Little Piney Ridge 5,020'  4,980'  40'  Mitchell, Mount 1.23  Mitchell, Mount YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Bald Knob Ridge 5,020'  4,980'  40'  Pinnacle 1.06  Pinnacle YanceyMontreat - Map
Weedy Knob 4,972'  4,740'  232'  Bearwallow Knob 0.90  Bearwallow Knob YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
S Bowlens Pyramid 4,908'  4,620'  288'  Celo Knob 2.28  Celo Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
17147 Upper Haw Knob 4,900'  4,460'  440'  Big Bald 2.29  Big Bald Madison & YanceyBald Creek - Map
High Knob 4,900'  4,700'  200'  Blue Knob 0.51  Blue Knob YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Little Mountain 4,900'  4,860'  40'  Mitchell, Mount 1.53  Mitchell, Mount YanceyCelo - Map
Rocky Knob 4,860'  4,700'  160'  Ogle Ridge 1.70  Ogle Ridge Buncombe & YanceyBarnardsville - Map
Bluerock Knob 4,859'  4,700'  159'  Celo Knob 1.78  Celo Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
Bear Wallow Knob 4,820'  4,780'  40'  Mitchell, Mount 1.50  Gibbes, Mount YanceyMontreat - Map
18165 Sampson Peak 4,795'  4,090'  705'  Upper Haw Knob 3.03  Upper Haw Knob YanceyBald Creek - Map
19170 Sharptop 4,780'  4,380'  400'  Blue Knob 0.84  Blue Knob YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Elk Wallow Knob 4,780'  4,580'  200'  Upper Haw Knob 1.15  Upper Haw Knob Madison & YanceyBald Creek - Map
Grassy Ridge 4,780'  4,740'  40'  Celo Knob 1.46  Celo Knob YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
20177 Firescald Mountain 4,770'  4,180'  590'  Sampson Peak 1.19  Sampson Peak YanceyBald Creek - Map
Big Fork Ridge 4,740'  4,700'  40'  Bearwallow Knob 1.13  Bearwallow Knob YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
21187 Flattop Mountain 4,716'  3,260'  1,456'  Little Bald 4.05  Little Bald YanceyChestoa - Map
Slickrock Mountain 4,700'  4,620'  80'  Blue Knob 1.14  Blue Knob YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Moody Mountain 4,660'  4,540'  120'  Celo Knob 1.77  Celo Knob YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Stack Rock 4,620'  4,540'  80'  Ogle Ridge 1.36  Ogle Ridge YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Timber Ridge 4,580'  4,500'  80'  Balsam Cone 0.80  Bearwallow Knob YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Campground Knob 4,500'  4,300'  200'  Ogle Ridge 2.46  Ogle Ridge Buncombe & YanceyBarnardsville - Map
Buncombe Horse Range Ridge 4,500'  4,420'  80'  Mitchell, Mount 1.77  Pinnacle YanceyMontreat - Map
22288 High Peak 4,420'  4,060'  360'  Upper Haw Knob 1.32  Firescald Mountain YanceyBald Creek - Map
Joe Young Ridge 4,420'  4,380'  40'  Celo Knob 2.35  Celo Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
23295 Pig Pen Bluff 4,401'  2,780'  1,621'  Celo Knob 7.46  Celo Knob YanceyMicaville - Map
24310 Locust Rough Mountain 4,380'  3,900'  480'  Pig Pen Bluff 1.04  Pig Pen Bluff YanceyBurnsville - Map
Colbert Ridge 4,340'  4,300'  40'  Winter Star Mountain 1.23  Winter Star Mountain YanceyCelo - Map
25324 Phillips Knob 4,338'  3,100'  1,238'  Locust Rough Mountain 2.11  Locust Rough Mountain YanceyBurnsville - Map
26330 High Rocks 4,300'  3,860'  440'  Little Bald 2.07  Little Bald YanceyChestoa - Map
Slickrock Knob 4,300'  4,100'  200'  Sampson Peak 1.73  Sampson Peak YanceyBald Creek - Map
Grassy Knob Ridge 4,300'  4,260'  40'  Mitchell, Mount 1.84  Green Knob YanceyOld Fort - Map
27338 High Peak 4,260'  2,660'  1,600'  Phillips Knob 4.53  Phillips Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
Maple Camp Ridge 4,260'  4,220'  40'  Balsam Cone 1.51  Balsam Cone YanceyCelo - Map
Weedy Cove Knob 4,260'  4,220'  40'  Sharptop 0.43  Sharptop YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
28364 Erwin 17 Benchmark 4,220'  3,780'  440'  Flattop Mountain 2.40  Flattop Mountain YanceyHuntdale - Map
Thunderstruck Knob 4,220'  4,100'  120'  Sampson Peak 1.15  Sampson Peak YanceyBald Creek - Map
S Mine Knob 4,180'  3,900'  280'  Pig Pen Bluff 0.66  Pig Pen Bluff YanceyMicaville - Map
Big Laurel Mountain 4,180'  4,020'  160'  Green Knob 2.17  Green Knob YanceyOld Fort - Map
Bailey Cabin Knob 4,180'  4,100'  80'  Ogle Ridge 1.86  Ogle Ridge YanceyBarnardsville - Map
Bearpen Ridge 4,180'  4,140'  40'  Ogle Ridge 2.36  Ogle Ridge YanceyBarnardsville - Map
Celo Ridge 4,180'  4,140'  40'  Celo Knob 1.19  Celo Knob YanceyCelo - Map
Locust Rough Ridge 4,140'  3,970'  170'  Sampson Peak 0.90  Firescald Mountain YanceyBald Creek - Map
Turkey Ridge 4,140'  3,980'  160'  Sharptop 0.71  Sharptop YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Rocky Knob 4,100'  3,980'  120'  Phillips Knob 0.67  Phillips Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
Culbert Ridge 4,094'  4,060'  34'  Sampson Peak 0.83  Sampson Peak YanceyBald Creek - Map
29419 Three Knobs 4,078'  3,380'  698'  Woodys Knob 4.63  Woodys Knob McDowell & YanceyCelo - Map
S Panther Knob 4,060'  3,780'  280'  Ogle Ridge 1.05  Sharptop YanceyMount Mitchell - Map
Bald Knob 4,060'  3,900'  160'  Pig Pen Bluff 1.11  Pig Pen Bluff YanceyMicaville - Map
30443 Pine Ridge 4,020'  3,620'  400'  Three Knobs 3.49  Three Knobs YanceyCelo - Map
31453 Rocky Knob 3,980'  2,980'  1,000'  Upper Haw Knob 4.00  High Peak YanceyBald Creek - Map
Rockyknob Mountain 3,980'  3,940'  40'  Blue Knob 2.06  Blue Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
32473 Julius Knob 3,947'  3,140'  807'  High Peak 2.55  High Peak YanceyHuntdale - Map
Stones Knob 3,940'  3,740'  200'  Pine Ridge 0.97  Pine Ridge YanceyCelo - Map
Cold Knob 3,940'  3,780'  160'  Ogle Ridge 3.28  Ogle Ridge Madison & YanceyBarnardsville - Map
"Horse Gap Lookout" 3,940'  3,820'  120'  Green Knob 1.69  Pine Ridge McDowell & YanceyCelo - Map
33499 Rocky Knob 3,900'  3,580'  320'  Sampson Peak 1.51  High Peak YanceyBald Creek - Map
Anglin Knob 3,900'  3,700'  200'  Phillips Knob 1.54  Phillips Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
Middle Ridge 3,900'  3,860'  40'  Balsam Cone 1.75  Winter Star Mountain YanceyCelo - Map
Burnt Mountain 3,900'  3,860'  40'  Celo Knob 1.69  Winter Star Mountain YanceyCelo - Map
Austin Mountain 3,882'  3,740'  142'  Blue Knob 2.24  Blue Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
34504 Beebranch Mountain 3,860'  3,140'  720'  Celo Knob 3.42  Phillips Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
35515 Chestnut Mountain 3,860'  3,540'  320'  Pig Pen Bluff 1.31  Pig Pen Bluff YanceyMicaville - Map
Little Celo Mountain 3,860'  3,620'  240'  Celo Knob 2.07  Celo Knob YanceyCelo - Map
Sugarloaf Mountain 3,860'  3,660'  200'  High Rocks 1.42  High Rocks YanceyChestoa - Map
Ledford Mountain 3,860'  3,780'  80'  Ogle Ridge 2.40  Ogle Ridge YanceyBarnardsville - Map
Horse Ridge 3,860'  3,780'  80'  High Peak 0.57  High Peak YanceyBurnsville - Map
36526 Sevenmile Ridge 3,820'  3,300'  520'  Pine Ridge 1.51  Crabtree Mountain YanceyMicaville - Map
Big Ridge 3,820'  3,620'  200'  Green Knob 2.18  Pine Ridge YanceyCelo - Map
Cedar Cliff Ridge 3,820'  3,700'  120'  Pig Pen Bluff 1.40  Chestnut Mountain YanceyMicaville - Map
37545 3790 3,790'  3,380'  410'  Rocky Knob 0.73  Rocky Knob YanceyBald Creek - Map
Snake Knob 3,780'  3,740'  40'  Celo Knob 1.95  Winter Star Mountain YanceyCelo - Map
38564 Democrat 14 Benchmark 3,749'  3,180'  569'  Ogle Ridge 1.51  Rocky Knob YanceyBarnardsville - Map
39574 3740 3,740'  3,380'  360'  Green Knob 1.90  Pine Ridge McDowell & YanceyCelo - Map
40575 Rogers Mountain 3,740'  3,380'  360'  Ogle Ridge 1.43  Democrat 14 Benchmark YanceyBarnardsville - Map
Sam Doane Mountain 3,740'  3,620'  120'  3790 0.61  3790 Madison & YanceyBald Creek - Map
Buzzard Rock 3,740'  3,660'  80'  Sevenmile Ridge 0.57  Sevenmile Ridge YanceyCelo - Map
Rich Knob 3,740'  3,700'  40'  Pine Ridge 1.44  Pine Ridge YanceyCelo - Map
Sage Rock 3,740'  3,700'  40'  Sevenmile Ridge 0.26  Sevenmile Ridge YanceyMicaville - Map
41600 Chestnut Mountain 3,700'  3,380'  320'  Democrat 14 Benchmark 0.63  Democrat 14 Benchmark Madison & YanceyBarnardsville - Map
S Callaway Mountain 3,700'  3,420'  280'  Blue Knob 1.74  Beebranch Mountain YanceyBurnsville - Map
Mill Knob 3,700'  3,500'  200'  Ogle Ridge 1.96  Democrat 14 Benchmark YanceyBarnardsville - Map
Dovers Ridge 3,700'  3,580'  120'  Pine Ridge 0.97  Three Knobs YanceyCelo - Map
Boone Ridge 3,700'  3,660'  40'  High Peak 0.61  High Peak YanceyBald Creek - Map
42611 Sally Mountain 3,660'  3,060'  600'  3790 1.73  Wooded Mountain Madison & YanceyBald Creek - Map
43618 3660 3,660'  3,340'  320'  High Peak 1.47  High Peak YanceyBurnsville - Map
Blue Rock Knob 3,660'  3,500'  160'  Sevenmile Ridge 0.57  Sevenmile Ridge YanceyMicaville - Map
Bald Knob Ridge 3,660'  3,540'  120'  Pig Pen Bluff 1.51  Locust Rough Mountain YanceyMicaville - Map
Thunderstruck Knob 3,660'  3,620'  40'  Pig Pen Bluff 0.97  Chestnut Mountain YanceyMicaville - Map
S 3630 3,630'  3,340'  290'  High Peak 0.93  High Peak YanceyBurnsville - Map
Roland Knob 3,620'  3,380'  240'  Phillips Knob 2.26  Phillips Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
Beech Mountain 3,580'  3,340'  240'  High Rocks 1.32  High Rocks YanceyChestoa - Map
Houston Knob 3,580'  3,420'  160'  Rocky Knob 0.80  Rocky Knob YanceyBald Creek - Map
Flatfield Ridge 3,580'  3,540'  40'  Ogle Ridge 1.73  Blue Knob YanceyBarnardsville - Map
44670 Hughes Ridge 3,540'  3,180'  360'  Little Bald 2.02  High Rocks YanceyBald Creek - Map
Shields Ridge 3,540'  3,500'  40'  High Rocks 0.90  High Rocks YanceyChestoa - Map
45700 3500 3,500'  3,180'  320'  Sally Mountain 0.40  Sally Mountain YanceyBald Creek - Map
46707 Cox Knob 3,460'  3,020'  440'  Sevenmile Ridge 1.25  Sevenmile Ridge YanceyMicaville - Map
47712 Higgins Knob 3,460'  3,100'  360'  3660 1.45  3660 YanceyBald Creek - Map
Chestnut Knob 3,460'  3,220'  240'  High Rocks 2.00  Flattop Mountain YanceyChestoa - Map
Woody Ridge 3,460'  3,340'  120'  Celo Knob 2.43  Celo Knob YanceyCelo - Map
S 3420 3,420'  3,140'  280'  Sally Mountain 1.12  3500 YanceyBald Creek - Map
Open Ridge 3,420'  3,340'  80'  Mitchell, Mount 1.85  Pine Ridge YanceyCelo - Map
48741 Grassy Knob 3,380'  2,900'  480'  Blue Knob 1.22  Rogers Mountain YanceyBald Creek - Map
Fawn Mountain 3,380'  3,180'  200'  Sevenmile Ridge 1.12  Sevenmile Ridge YanceyMicaville - Map
Peterson Ridge 3,340'  3,100'  240'  Julius Knob 1.12  Julius Knob YanceyHuntdale - Map
Clear Creek Ridge 3,340'  3,300'  40'  Pine Ridge 1.17  Pine Ridge YanceyCelo - Map
49782 Renfro Knob 3,300'  2,820'  480'  Sampson Peak 1.99  Higgins Knob YanceyBald Creek - Map
Narrow Ridge 3,300'  3,220'  80'  Pig Pen Bluff 1.54  Chestnut Mountain YanceyMicaville - Map
50797 Boone Knob 3,260'  2,740'  520'  Cox Knob 1.59  Peak, The YanceyMicaville - Map
51815 Chestnut Mountain 3,220'  2,780'  440'  Boone Knob 0.82  Cox Knob YanceyMicaville - Map
Blevins Knob 3,212'  3,140'  72'  Higgins Knob 1.32  Higgins Knob YanceyBurnsville - Map
52821 Erwin 12 Benchmark 3,202'  2,740'  462'  High Rocks 1.94  Julius Knob YanceyHuntdale - Map
53823 Ferguson Hill 3,190'  2,820'  370'  Phillips Knob 1.42  Beebranch Mountain YanceyBurnsville - Map
54826 Bailey Mountain 3,180'  2,780'  400'  Celo Knob 1.87  Sevenmile Ridge YanceyCelo - Map
55827 3180 3,180'  2,780'  400'  Erwin 17 Benchmark 1.38  Erwin 12 Benchmark YanceyHuntdale - Map
Bailey Hill 3,180'  3,060'  120'  Locust Rough Mountain 1.44  Locust Rough Mountain YanceyBurnsville - Map
56845 Spruce Pine 3 Benchmark 3,140'  2,700'  440'  Chestnut Mountain 1.85  Boone Knob YanceyMicaville - Map
Crisawn Knob 3,140'  2,900'  240'  Balsam Cone 1.30  Pine Ridge YanceyCelo - Map
57866 3100 3,100'  2,740'  360'  Rocky Knob 1.44  Grassy Knob YanceyBald Creek - Map
S 3060 3,060'  2,780'  280'  Celo Knob 1.78  Bailey Mountain YanceyMicaville - Map
S 3060 3,060'  2,780'  280'  Higgins Knob 0.79  Higgins Knob YanceyBald Creek - Map
58893 3030 3,030'  2,590'  440'  Julius Knob 2.00  Julius Knob YanceyHuntdale - Map
59921 Snake Knob 2,980'  2,660'  320'  Hughes Ridge 1.07  Hughes Ridge YanceyBald Creek - Map
Brier Ridge 2,980'  2,820'  160'  High Rocks 1.15  Hughes Ridge YanceyChestoa - Map
S 2820 2,820'  2,540'  280'  Flattop Mountain 1.60  Erwin 17 Benchmark YanceyChestoa - Map
Horton Hill 2,750'  2,540'  210'  Julius Knob 1.37  3030 YanceyHuntdale - Map
S 2740 2,740'  2,460'  280'  High Peak 0.79  Erwin 12 Benchmark YanceyHuntdale - Map
Sid Hill 2,630'  2,610'  20'  Julius Knob 1.43  3030 YanceyHuntdale - Map


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