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Maine County High Points

Showing James Clisset's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 16, or 12.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin1606Katahdin Area13102005-06-06
2.HancockCadillac Mountain466Eastern Maine Coast4662005-06-09
 KnoxMount Megunticook422Western Maine Coast376 
 WashingtonPleasant Mountain419Eastern Maine Coast303 
 YorkClark Mountain408Western Maine Coast262 
 York or Hosac Mountain402Western Maine Coast91 
 KennebecMcGaffey Mountain402Western Maine Coast290 
 WaldoFrye Mountain347Western Maine Coast195 
 AndroscogginShackley Hill342Western Maine Coast208 
 LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope232Western Maine Coast0 
 SagadahocWhitten Hill195Western Maine Coast116 
 FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1298Rangeley-Stratton Ranges972 
 OxfordOld Speck1274Mahoosuc Range835 
 SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton Ranges873 
 PenobscotEast Turner Mountain749Katahdin Area35 
 AroostookPeaked Mountain683Northern Maine335 
 CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope573Western Maine Coast0 

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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.


     Maine County High Points


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