Big Tom

Big Tom is a 6,568 ft / 2,002 m mountain peak near Burnsville, North Carolina, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 6th highest mountain in North Carolina and the 16199th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Mount Craig, Balsam Cone, Mount Mitchell, Maple Camp Bald, Cattail Peak, and Potato Hill. See the Big Tom map, 3D fly around, and the Big Tom photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Big Tom SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by sabresfan13

6 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 25, 2013. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Big Tom

  • sabresfan13
  • frankanderson1
  • zacharyrobbins

Routes Used trails & approaches

66% Deep Gap Trail from Mount Mitchell

33% Deep Gap Trail


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SNAPSHOTedit info


6,568 ft / 2,002 m


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North Carolina, United States

Summited by

  • sabresfan13
  • srphilip
  • frankanderson1
  • MountainWatcher
  • jonathanwest
  • zacharyrobbins

Nearest peaks see on map »