Peaks

 

5

 

 

Pursuers

 

197

 

 

Finishers

 

3

 

 

"The Asheville 5". Includes 5 peaks outside of Asheville, North Carolina along the Blue Ridge Parkway; 3 peaks to the NE including the highest US peak east of the Mississippi, Mount Mitchell, and 3 peaks to the SW.

 

Highest peak

Mount Mitchell

6,684 ft / 2,037 m

Most prominent peak

Mount Mitchell

6,089 ft / 1,855 m

Most summited peak

Mount Mitchell

220 summits

Most difficult peak

Black Balsam Knob

Class 1

Difficulty breakdown

Class 1/2 2 peaks

Top climbing months

June   14%

July   13%

May   11%

Highlights