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Maine County High Points

Showing Neil Van Dyke's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 16, or 25%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.OxfordOld Speck1268Mahoosuc Range8231973-09
2.PiscataquisKatahdin1606Katahdin Area13071975-09-15
3.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1292Rangeley-Stratton Ranges9651975-09-18
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton Ranges8671976-03-22
 PenobscotEast Turner Mountain749Katahdin Area30 
 AroostookPeaked Mountain677Northern Maine323 
 CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope573Western Maine Coast0 
 HancockCadillac Mountain466Eastern Maine Coast466 
 KnoxMount Megunticook422Western Maine Coast373 
 WashingtonPleasant Mountain419Eastern Maine Coast300 
 YorkClark Mountain402Western Maine Coast250 
 York or Hosac Mountain402Western Maine Coast85 
 KennebecMcGaffey Mountain399Western Maine Coast283 
 WaldoFrye Mountain347Western Maine Coast189 
 AndroscogginShackley Hill342Western Maine Coast196 
 LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope232Western Maine Coast0 
 SagadahocWhitten Hill192Western Maine Coast110 

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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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