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Maine County High Points

Showing Dick Ellsworth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (13 out of 16, or 81.25%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area4288 
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31682015-08-25
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range2700 
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28452015-08-26
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area96 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine10602015-08-20
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast02014-10-30 a
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15282005
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast12252014-10-28 a
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast9842014-10-27
11.YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast8202014-10-30 b
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast2802014-10-30 a
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast9302014-10-29 a
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast6192005
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast6422014-10-29 b
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast02014-10-28 b
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast3602014-10-29 c

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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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