Richland Balsam

Richland Balsam is a 6,410 ft / 1,954 m mountain peak near Waynesville, North Carolina, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 11th highest mountain in North Carolina and the 17051st highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Piney Mountain, Reinhart Knob, Lone Bald, Cold Spring Knob, High Knob, and Choga Butt Knob. Richland Balsam belongs to the South Beyond 6000 peak list. See the Richland Balsam map, 3D fly around, and the Richland Balsam photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Richland Balsam SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by richard

3 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jun 24, 2012. 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 Same, and Summit loop.

Others who’ve claimed Richland Balsam

  • samfritschner

Routes Used trails & approaches

50% Same

50% Summit loop


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6,410 ft / 1,954 m


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North Carolina, United States

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Claimed by

  • richard
  • samfritschner
  • chuck.hafner

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