Balsam Cone

Balsam Cone is a 6,611 ft / 2,015 m mountain peak near Burnsville, North Carolina, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain in North Carolina and the 16045th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Cattail Peak, Big Tom, Maple Camp Bald, Potato Hill, Mount Craig, and Mount Mitchell. Balsam Cone belongs to the South Beyond 6000 peak list. See the Balsam Cone map, 3D fly around, and the Balsam Cone photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Balsam Cone SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by corrigan

8 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jul 5, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Balsam Cone

  • corrigan
  • sabresfan13
  • lafiurcm

Routes Used trails & approaches

100% Deep Gap trail


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6,611 ft / 2,015 m


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North Carolina, United States

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Summited by

  • corrigan
  • trailbug
  • sabresfan13
  • Nimblefoot
  • MountainWatcher
  • jonathanwest
  • david.brawn.79
  • lafiurcm

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