Marks Knob

Marks Knob is a 6,112 ft / 1,863 m mountain peak near Sylva, North Carolina, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 36th highest mountain in North Carolina and the 19719th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Mount Hardison, Mount Yonaguska, Tricorner Knob, Mount Chapman, Thermo Knob, and Mount Guyot. Marks Knob belongs to the South Beyond 6000 Peak Challenge peak list. See the Marks Knob map, 3D fly around, and the Marks Knob photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Marks Knob SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by Christopher

3 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Feb 26, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing route and hiking trail to the summit is Balsam Mountain Trail to/from AT.

Others who’ve summited Marks Knob

  • lafiurcm
  • robertocampo

Routes Used trails & approaches

100% Balsam Mountain Trail to/from AT


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6,112 ft / 1,863 m


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North Carolina, United States

Summited by

  • Christopher
  • lafiurcm
  • robertocampo

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