The Pinnacle (Pennsylvania)

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The Pinnacle
The Pinnacle is located in Pennsylvania
The Pinnacle
The Pinnacle
Location of The Pinnacle in Pennsylvania
Highest point
Elevation 1,634 ft (498 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 315 ft (96 m) [1]
Parent peak Haycock Mountain
Coordinates 40°36′46″N 75°54′41″W / 40.61278°N 75.91139°W / 40.61278; -75.91139Coordinates: 40°36′46″N 75°54′41″W / 40.61278°N 75.91139°W / 40.61278; -75.91139[2]
Location Berks County, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Parent range Blue Mountain
Topo map USGS Hamburg
Easiest route Appalachian Trail from Hamburg Reservoir (hike)[1]

The Pinnacle is local high point on the Blue Mountain ridge of the Appalachian Mountains. Due to its location on the Appalachian Trail, and its reputation as one of the best views in Pennsylvania, the Pinnacle is heavily used by hikers.


  1. ^ a b c "The Pinnacle". Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  2. ^ "The Pinnacle". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-10-25.