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Maine County High Points

Showing Rick Schauder's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 16, or 25%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42932011-08-13
2.OxfordOld Speck4170Mahoosuc Range27202011-11-27
3.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28552012-01-09
4.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4250Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31782012-07-13
 PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area106 
 AroostookPeaked Mountain2230Northern Maine1080 
 CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast0 
 HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast1528 
 KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1229 
 WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast989 
 YorkClark Mountain1330Western Maine Coast840 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast290 
 KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1315Western Maine Coast940 
 WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast629 
 AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast662 
 LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0 
 SagadahocWhitten Hill635Western Maine Coast370 

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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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