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Maine County High Points

Showing M (whichway) Lardiere's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (15 out of 16, or 93.75%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range27002007-11-24
2.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28452008-11-08
3.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31682008-11-09
4.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast02009-07-03
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area962009-09-26
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine10602009-09-27
7.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42882009-10-02
8.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast12252011-10-22
8.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast02011-10-22
8.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast3602011-10-22
11.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast9842011-10-23
11.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15282011-10-23
13.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast9302011-10-24
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast6192011-10-24
13.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast6422011-10-24
 YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast820 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast280 

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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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