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Maine County High Points

Showing James Clisset's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 16, or 12.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42982005-06-06
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4260Rangeley-Stratton Ranges3188 
3.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges2865 
4.OxfordOld Speck4180Mahoosuc Range2740 
5.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15282005-06-09
6.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast1232 
7.AroostookPeaked Mountain2240Northern Maine1100 
8.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast994 
9.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1320Western Maine Coast950 
10.YorkClark Mountain1340Western Maine Coast860 
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast300 
11.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast682 
12.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast639 
13.SagadahocWhitten Hill640Western Maine Coast380 
14.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area116 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast0 
15.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast0 

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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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