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Maine County High Points

Showing Fred Lobdell's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (16 out of 16, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42881963-07-04
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31681995-08-02
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range27001995-07-31
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28451996-07-09 c
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area961996-07-13
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine10601995-08-06
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast01996-07-07
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15281995-08-09
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast12251995-08-08 b
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast9841995-08-08 a
11.YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast8201996-07-07
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast280 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast9301996-07-08
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast6191995-08-10
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast6421995-08-10
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast01996-07-08
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast3601995-08-10

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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.


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