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Maine County High Points

Showing Bill Hebert's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (15 out of 16, or 93.75%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42881960
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton31681960
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range27001972
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton28451960
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area961972
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine10601964-07 b
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast01975
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15281972
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast12251975
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast9841975
11.YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast8201973
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast2801974
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast9301975
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast6191975
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast6421975
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast01975
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast360 

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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.

Acknowledgments

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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