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Maine County High Points

Showing Mark Prosser'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 Area13072008-06-04
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1292Rangeley-Stratton Ranges965 
3.OxfordOld Speck1268Mahoosuc Range823 
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton Ranges867 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain749Katahdin Area30 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain677Northern Maine323 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope573Western Maine Coast0 
8.HancockCadillac Mountain466Eastern Maine Coast4662008-06-05
9.KnoxMount Megunticook422Western Maine Coast373 
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain419Eastern Maine Coast300 
11.YorkClark Mountain402Western Maine Coast250 
 York or Hosac Mountain402Western Maine Coast85 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain399Western Maine Coast283 
13.WaldoFrye Mountain347Western Maine Coast189 
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill342Western Maine Coast196 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope232Western Maine Coast0 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill192Western Maine Coast110 

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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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