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
Elevation1,634 ft (498 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence315 ft (96 m) [1]
Parent peakHaycock Mountain
Coordinates40°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]
LocationBerks County, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Parent rangeBlue Mountain
Topo mapUSGS Hamburg
Easiest routeAppalachian 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. 1979-08-02. Retrieved 2008-10-25.