Elevation

6,593 ft / 2,010 m

#2 in Tennessee

#18,190 in United States

Prominence

1,360 ft / 415 m

#13 in Tennessee

#1,289 in United States

Summits

72 summits

#2 in Tennessee

#312 in United States

Top climbing months

April   19%

June   19%

October   15%

Most climbed route

Alum Cave Bluff Trail

2,858 ft / 871 m gain

Highlights

  • 3rd highest peak in the Great Smoky National Park (after Clingmans Dome and Mount Guyot).
  • Highest peak completely within Tennessee
  • One of the highest peaks in the Appalachian Mountains rising 5,301 ft from its base near Gatlinburg, Tennessee
  • LeConte Lodge lies on top of the mountain, the highest inn in the eastern United States.
  • Has 4 sub-peaks above 6,000 ft on the "LeConte massif": West Point (6,344 ft), High Top (6,593 ft), Cliff Tops (6,555 ft), and Myrtle Point (6,200 ft).
  • 5 trails that lead to the LeConte Lodge and spur trails lead to each of its 4 peaks
38 summits • 11.8 mi • 2,858 ft gain • 5 hr 20 min
1 summit • 10.6 mi • 2,716 ft gain • 4 hr 42 min

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