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Maine County High Points

Showing Adam Helman's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (11 out of 16, or 68.75%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42882008-06-05
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges3168 
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range27002012-05-26
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges2845 
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area96 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine1060 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast02012-05-28
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15282008-06-06
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast12252012-05-27
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast984 
11.YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast8202012-05-28
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast2802012-05-28
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast9302012-05-26
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast6192012-05-27
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast6422012-05-26
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast02012-05-27
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast3602012-05-27

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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.


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