Mount Gibbes

Mount Gibbes is a 6,571 ft / 2,003 m mountain peak near Burnsville, North Carolina, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 5th highest mountain in North Carolina and the 16991st highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Clingmans Peak, Potato Knob, Mount Hallback, Patton Knob, Bear Wallow Knob, and Chestnut Knob. Mount Gibbes belongs to the South Beyond 6000 Peak Challenge peak list. See the Mount Gibbes map, 3D fly around, and the Mt. Gibbes photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Mount Gibbes SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by corrigan

6 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 3, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Mount Gibbes

  • corrigan
  • lafiurcm

Routes Used trails & approaches

100% old mitchell trail


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6,571 ft / 2,003 m


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Height Rank Range

Black Mountains


North Carolina, United States

Summited by

  • corrigan
  • srphilip
  • mikestinson
  • lafiurcm
  • mickC
  • WGMayo

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