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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 Ranges28652002-08-18
2.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42982002-09-22
3.OxfordOld Speck4180Mahoosuc Range27402003-05-31
4.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4260Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31882003-07-12
5.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast12322003-11-16
6.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15282004-01-25
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast02015-05-16
8.YorkClark Mountain1340Western Maine Coast8602016-06-18
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast3002015-12-12
 KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1320Western Maine Coast950 
 WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast639 
 AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast682 
 LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0 
 SagadahocWhitten Hill640Western Maine Coast380 
 WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast994 
 PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area116 
 AroostookPeaked Mountain2240Northern Maine1100 

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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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