Elevation

6,217 ft / 1,895 m

#26 in North Carolina

#22,973 in United States

Prominence

657 ft / 200 m

#58 in North Carolina

#4,030 in United States

Summits

20 summits

#24 in North Carolina

#1,399 in United States

Top climbing months

April   19%

March   14%

February   14%

Most climbed route

AT, Jumpoff Trail

8.8 mi • 1,865 ft gain

Highlights

  • Named for Horace Kephart (September 8, 1862-April 2, 1931), educated author and explorer who proposed and pushed for creation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
7 summits • 8.8 mi • 1,865 ft gain • 3 hr 59 min
1 summit • 19.5 mi • 2,753 ft gain • 8 hr 8 min

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