Hump Mountain

Hump Mountain (5587') lies along the Appalachian Trail in North Carolina near the village of Elk Park. This mountain is a bald - no trees to block the awesome views.

Elevation (feet): 5,587
Elevation (meters): 1,703
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Blue Ridge Mountains
State: North Carolina
Latitude: 36.14
Longitude: -82.0117
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: Asheville
Convenient Center: Boone

Thanks to Dale Kolsan for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

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

There are 3 trip reports for Hump Mountain.

Select any entry from the list below:

  • Log #10596 - by boy scout on Feb 25, 2002
    Weather was FANTASTIC for this time of year. Camped on summit and the sunset/night time views were AWESOME.
  • Log #10597 - by John Julian on Mar 07, 2000
    One of the most spectacular peaks on the AT, due to the panoramic view.
  • Log #10598 - by Dale Kolsan on Aug 02, 1999
    I haven't hiked to the top of Hump Mt yet, but from what I've read, the views are fantastic. You can see Mt Mitchell (6684'), Roan Mt (6285'), Grassy Ridge Bald (6050'), Grandfather Mt (5964'), and...