Roan High Knob

Elevation (feet): 6,285
Elevation (meters): 1,916
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Blue Ridge Mountains
State: North Carolina/Tennessee
Latitude: 36.1044
Longitude: -82.1225
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul
Nearest major airport: Asheville,N.C.

Thanks to wb(NC) for adding this peak.

Cloudland Rhododendron Gardens, Summit forested in fir and spruce, Bald field around summit, great views, More than 200 species of plant growing in this area.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Roan High Knob.

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  • Log #20567 - by Dale Ledford on Jan 01, 2007
    We Came from the North and went South to Carvers Gap. Tough climb, my friend hurt his hambstring, and I ran out of water. Thank God for the spring near the shelter. I look forward to going again,...
  • Log #10339 - by Dale Kolsan on Jan 05, 2000
    I have visited the summit of Roan High Bluff (6267'), which is accessible by a short and easy one mile roundtrip hike from the rhododendron gardens atop Roan Mountain. Roan Mountain is a large massif...
  • Log #10340 - by Matt kirk on Aug 25, 1999
    Great place to backpack on the AT. Great views and countless campsites. Please be sure to practice low impact camping.