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Maine County High Points

Showing Karen Jones's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (5 out of 16, or 31.25%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area962007-10-06
2.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine10602009-09-25
3.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28452009-09-26
4.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range27002010-09-10
5.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast6192010-09-12 c
 AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast642 
 LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0 
 SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast360 
 PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area4288 
 FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges3168 
 CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast0 
 HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528 
 KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1225 
 WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast984 
 YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast820 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast280 
 KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast930 

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List Description

Maine is as large in area as the rest of New England combined, and has more counties than any other New England state. Most Maine county high points are relatively famous summits. The bushwhack up East Turner Mountain is often regarded as the hardest summit on this list.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Personal research done prior to 1988.
  • Article "New England's Highest Points by County" by Paul Moore, Appalachia magazine, June 15, 1988, p. 68-72.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Roy Schweiker.


     Maine County High Points


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