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Maine County High Points

Showing Rick Schauder's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 16, or 25%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin1606Katahdin Area13072011-08-13
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1292Rangeley-Stratton Ranges9662012-07-13
3.SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton Ranges8672012-01-09
4.OxfordOld Speck1268Mahoosuc Range8232011-11-27
5.HancockCadillac Mountain466Eastern Maine Coast466 
6.KnoxMount Megunticook422Western Maine Coast373 
7.AroostookPeaked Mountain677Northern Maine323 
8.WashingtonPleasant Mountain419Eastern Maine Coast300 
9.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain399Western Maine Coast283 
10.YorkClark Mountain402Western Maine Coast250 
 York or Hosac Mountain402Western Maine Coast85 
11.AndroscogginShackley Hill342Western Maine Coast196 
12.WaldoFrye Mountain347Western Maine Coast189 
13.SagadahocWhitten Hill192Western Maine Coast110 
14.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain749Katahdin Area29 
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope232Western Maine Coast0 
15.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope573Western 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.

Acknowledgments

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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