Mount Craig

Mount Craig is a 6,647 ft / 2,026 m mountain peak near Burnsville, North Carolina, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in North Carolina and the 16602nd highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Big Tom, Mount Mitchell, Balsam Cone, Maple Camp Bald, Cattail Peak, and Big Pine Mountain. Mount Craig belongs to the South Beyond 6000 Peak Challenge peak list. See the Mount Craig map, 3D fly around, and the Mt. Craig photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Mount Craig SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by Teeboy

31 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Nov 5, 2016. 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 Deep gap trail from Mt Mitchell, Deep gap trail and Black Mountains Crest Trail to Mt. Mitchell.

Others who’ve summited Mount Craig

  • william.musser
  • corrigan
  • sabresfan13
  • sestep1
  • zacharyrobbins
  • lafiurcm
  • ChrisM
  • BigTom
  • robertocampo
  • sigepcougar

Routes Used trails & approaches

72% Deep gap trail from Mt Mitchell

16% Deep gap trail

5% Black Mountains Crest Trail to Mt. Mitchell

5% Black Mountains Crest Trail via Bowlens Creek


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6,647 ft / 2,026 m


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North Carolina, United States

Summited by

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  • Teeboy
  • Christopher
  • william.musser
  • corrigan
  • trailbug
  • sabresfan13
  • srphilip
  • bryanroyer
  • Mountainliar
  • frankanderson1
  • sestep1
  • Nimblefoot

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