Jump to Map of List PeaksMethod: Clean | Average | Optimistic Winter Ascent Dates only (Help)Show List using Metric Units

Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet

Showing Vince Kloster's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (33 out of 42, or 78.57%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.NH-CoösMount Washington6288White Mountains1983-09-19
2.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Southern Blue Ridge Front1985-09-22
2.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Southern Blue Ridge Front1985-09-22
4.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Great Smoky Mountains1985-09-23
4.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Great Smoky Mountains1985-09-23
6.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Central Blue Ridge Ranges1985-09-25
7.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Western Blue Ridge Ranges1998-05-13
7.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Western Blue Ridge Ranges1998-05-13
9.WV-PendletonSpruce Knob4861Allegheny Mountains1998-05-14
10.NY-EssexMount Marcy5344Adirondack Mountains1999-05-25
11.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Longfellow Mountains2004-06-21
12.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Great Smoky Mountains2009-09-04
12.TN-CockeOld Black6370Great Smoky Mountains2009-09-04
14.NC-JacksonRichland Balsam6410Central Blue Ridge Ranges2009-09-05
15.NC-CaldwellGrandfather Mountain5946Southern Blue Ridge Front2009-09-06
15.NC-WataugaGrandfather Mountain5946Southern Blue Ridge Front2009-09-06
17.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Southern Blue Ridge Front2014-08-13
18.TN-MonroeHaw Knob5472Southern Blue Ridge Front2015-02-07
19.NC-HendersonLittle Pisgah Mountain5280Central Blue Ridge Ranges2015-04-21
20.NC-TransylvaniaChestnut Bald6000Central Blue Ridge Ranges2015-05-03
21.NC-AsheThe Peak5160Western Blue Ridge Ranges2015-05-11
22.NC-BuncombePotato Knob6400Central Blue Ridge Ranges2015-06-29
23.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Southern Blue Ridge Front2015-07-16
23.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Southern Blue Ridge Front2015-07-16
25.NC-McDowellThe Pinnacle5665Southern Blue Ridge Front2015-07-17
26.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Western Blue Ridge Ranges2015-10-19
27.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Central Blue Ridge Ranges2016-01-14
28.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Western Blue Ridge Ranges2016-06-06
28.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Western Blue Ridge Ranges2016-06-06
30.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Western Blue Ridge Ranges2016-09-28
31.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Western Blue Ridge Ranges2016-11-01
32.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Western Blue Ridge Ranges2016-11-20
33.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696Southern Blue Ridge Front2017-06-09
 TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Great Smoky Mountains 
 NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240White Mountains 
 NC-CherokeeCounty Corner Point5060Central Blue Ridge Ranges 
 TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Western Blue Ridge Ranges 
 WV-PocahontasThorny Flat4848Allegheny Mountains 
 WV-RandolphMount Porte Crayon4770Allegheny Mountains 
 VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Southern Appalachian Ridges 
 VA-RussellBeartown Mountain4689Southern Appalachian Ridges 
 VA-HighlandLittle Ridge4546Central Appalachian Ridges 

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using

Multiple Ascents Grid: Click here for a grid showing all of Vince Kloster's ascents of peaks on this list (including up to 10 rounds of repeats).

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.

List Description

List Info

This list shows all the peaks that are over 4,500 feet high and also the highest point in a county (or equivalent) east of the Missisppi River in the United States. It is interesting to note that Mount Mitchell gives Yancey County a national rank of #315 out of the 3141 counties. This means that almost exactly 10% of U.S. counties are higher than the highest one in the east. Mount Washington would rank Coos County #335.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1994 by Carl Mills, Fred Lobdell, Michael Kornbau, and Andy Martin.

    Map Showing Location of Peaks

     = Peaks climbed by Vince Kloster   = Unclimbed peaks

    Click on a peak to see its name and a clickable link.

    (Map only shows peaks ranked by clean prominence)

    Click Here for a Full Screen Map

    This page has been served 912245 times since 2004-11-01.

    Copyright © 1987-2018 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service