Old Black

Old Black is a 6,370 ft / 1,942 m mountain peak near Sylva, North Carolina, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 14th highest mountain in North Carolina and the 17335th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Mount Guyot, Inadu Mountain, Inadu Knob, Tricorner Knob, Mount Yonaguska, and Mount Hardison. Old Black belongs to the South Beyond 6000 peak list. See the Old Black map, 3D fly around, and the Old Black photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Old Black SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by Teeboy

4 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jul 24, 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 AT.

Others who’ve summited Old Black

  • dlm8751

Routes Used trails & approaches

100% AT


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6,370 ft / 1,942 m


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North Carolina, United States

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Summited by

  • Teeboy
  • Christopher
  • NewEnglandHiker
  • dlm8751

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