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Maine County High Points

Showing John Wiley's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (10 out of 16, or 62.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528Unknown
1.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1229Unknown
3.OxfordOld Speck4170Mahoosuc Range27202007-05
4.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42932015-08-06
5.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28552016-01-23 b
6.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1315Western Maine Coast9402016-08-27
6.SagadahocWhitten Hill635Western Maine Coast3702016-08-27
8.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast6622016-08-28
8.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4250Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31782016-08-28
10.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast02016-08-29
 LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0 
 WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast629 
 PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area106 
 AroostookPeaked Mountain2230Northern Maine1080 
 WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast989 
 YorkClark Mountain1330Western Maine Coast840 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast290 

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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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