Shining Rock is a 6,040 ft / 1,841 m mountain peak near West Canton, North Carolina, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 45th highest mountain in North Carolina and the 18456th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Black Balsam Knob, Tennent Mountain, Grassy Cove Top, Sam Knob, Chestnut Bald, and Flower Knob. Shining Rock belongs to the South Beyond 6000 peak list. See the Shining Rock map, 3D fly around, and the Shining Rock photos to get a better sense of the mountain.
Shining Rock SUMMIT LOG
peakery first ascent by
people report climbing or hiking to the summit,
most recently on May 5, 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
Shining Creek Trail,
Old Butt Knob to Dog Loser Knob.