Elevation

1,686 ft / 514 m

#765 in Georgia

#59,525 in United States

Prominence

673 ft / 205 m

#37 in Georgia

#4,123 in United States

Summits

47 summits

#3 in Georgia

#693 in United States

Top climbing months

July   18%

June   12%

October   12%

Most climbed route

Cherokee Trail to Walk Up Trail

Highlights

  • Known for the huge and controversial rock carving of Confederate leaders, the largest bas-relief artwork in the world.
  • The 1.3 mile Walk Up Trail climbs 786 ft to a visitor pavilion on the broad summit.
  • As well, the Skyride aerial tram goes to the summit (booo)
9 summits • 4.2 mi • 699 ft gain • 2 hr 37 min

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