Clingmans Dome

Clingmans Dome is the highest mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains, the highest point in Tennessee, and the highest point along the Appalachian Trail. Clingmans Dome is currently protected as part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A paved road, closed in winter (December 1 through March 31), runs to the summit. The concrete observation tower offers a panoramic view.

Clingmans Dome SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by catamount

98 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 11, 2013. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are The Summit Trail, Summit Road and Appalachian Trail.

Others who’ve summited Clingmans Dome

  • xpda
  • madeinus
  • amadisofgaul
  • tjwayne
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • mposner
  • GeoDaniel
  • DrFunktastik
  • darnella
  • tethan54
  • pacesetter33
  • SDHiker
  • smizar
  • roald
  • william.musser
  • sabresfan13
  • king2756
  • srphilip
  • NspctrGdgt
  • hansuecker
  • baggernance
  • vosser
  • bwible10
  • nicolefox
  • jasonfoisset1
  • Centrespectre
  • cballen
  • james.guzman.12
  • livinglikeawildflower
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Routes Used trails & approaches

42% The Summit Trail

36% Summit Road

11% Appalachian Trail

5% Appalachian Trail from Newfound Gap

2% AT from Fork Ridge Trail access

1% Summit trail

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Elevation

6,643 ft / 2,025 m

Prominence

4,514 ft / 1,376 m

Height Rank Range

Great Smoky Mountains

Location

Tennessee, United States

Summited by

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  • catamount
  • asamartin
  • aaron
  • Teeboy
  • xpda
  • madeinus
  • amadisofgaul
  • tjwayne
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • mposner
  • Narnian_Rockhound

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