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Maine County High Points

Showing Charles Zerphey'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 Area42981996-10-06
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4260Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31882002-09-28
3.OxfordOld Speck4180Mahoosuc Range27402005-09-10
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28652005-09-10
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area1162005-09-19
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2240Northern Maine11002005-09-14
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast02005-09-07
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15282002-09-23
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast12322002-09-09
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast9942002-09-26
11.YorkClark Mountain1340Western Maine Coast8602005-09-07
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast300 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1320Western Maine Coast9502005-09-09
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast6392002-09-08
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast6822002-10-01
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast02002-09-08
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill640Western Maine Coast3802002-09-29

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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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