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Maine County High Points

Showing Scott Cranston's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 16, or 50%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28452002-08-18
2.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42882002-09-22
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range27002003-05-31
4.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31682003-07-12
5.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast12252003-11-16
6.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15282004-01-25
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast02015-05-16
8.YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast8202016-06-18
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast2802015-12-12
 KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast930 
 WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast619 
 AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast642 
 LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0 
 SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast360 
 WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast984 
 PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area96 
 AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine1060 

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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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