No higher U.S. peaks east of Harney?

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    Oops

    [Ed: Imported from Americas Roof ‘Summit Trip Reports’ forum]
    [By: Tim on January 13 2004 at 12:15 AM]

    I meant SD, not ND
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    Re: Crown Mountain

    [Ed: Imported from Americas Roof ‘Summit Trip Reports’ forum]
    [By: Daniel Smith on April 29 2004 at 5:18 PM]

    Tim,

    The Crown Mountain (N 29° 15′ 36″, W 103° 15′ 33″) that you’re referring to is 7,010′ high as you say. However! There is an unnamed point at about 7,140′ just to the east-southeast (N 29° 15′ 23″, W 103° 14′ 56″) that edges it out for the title of the easternmost peak in Texas over 7000′. It is also the eastenmost peak over 2000m (6,562′), making it the easternmost summit higher than Mt. Mitchell. Also note that Point 7,140′ has a prominence of 720′, whereas Crown Mountain only has a prominence of 470′. This peak is also tied for the 8th highest unnamed summit in Texas (following the “Colorado-Rule” which requires 300-ft of prominence to define a summit).

    Cheers!

    Dan

    (a.k.a. Guru-of-Useless-TX-Mountain-Knowledge)

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