Grandfather Mountain

Elevation (feet): 5,964
Elevation (meters): 1,818
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Blue Ridge Mountains
State: North Carolina
Latitude: 36.115
Longitude: -81.8619
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Convenient Center: Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, Boone

Thanks to Dale Kolsan for adding this peak.

Grandfather Mountain, elevation 5964 feet above sea level, is the highest peak in the Blue Ridge Mountains, a part of the Appalachian Mountain chain. It has a rugged profile, with rocks more than a billion years old, and towers over the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock and Boone, North Carolina. Grandfather Mountain is a Southern Highlands attraction.

Thanks to Dale Kolsan for this description.