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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Ben Lostracco's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (67 out of 67, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6531994-04-02 a
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains7802012-11-17 a
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands8542012-11-15 b
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands2602012-11-15 c
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains6022012-11-17 c
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains2622012-11-17 d
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania12802012-05-18 a
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania8162012-05-17 b
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains3902012-11-18 b
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau13852013-05-20 b
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau9802012-11-21 a
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau3202012-11-21 d
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau2802012-11-21 f
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau5632013-06-17 c
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau02012-11-20 b
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau2202013-05-21 e
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14382009-08-04
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14382009-08-04
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau1602013-06-17 b
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau02013-05-21 b
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau4052012-11-18 c
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges402013-05-18 b
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau2772012-11-20 a
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau8802013-06-17 a
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau1602013-05-22
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau1962012-11-19 a
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau7752013-06-16 b
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges4202013-05-18 a
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau4832012-05-18 d
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6302013-05-16
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6302013-05-16
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau7912011-07-10 b
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges12082013-05-17 b
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau1352013-05-12 a
33.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau4042012-06-20 b
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges14402013-05-17 a
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau5402013-06-16 a
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands6202012-11-18 a
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges3002013-05-19 c
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau2552012-05-19
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges7742013-05-13 a
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin2342007-08-11 a
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau1342013-06-10 a
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau3532011-07-10 d
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau612013-06-10 c
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau2702011-07-10 c
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges5202013-05-13 b
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges512013-05-14 b
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau1952013-06-15
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau2402013-06-11 a
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain10352012-06-21
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain9802007-08-17 b
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain8732007-08-20 b
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau3402013-06-12 a
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges712013-05-14 a
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area5312012-11-12 a
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area1772012-11-12 b
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau2722013-06-11 b
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area3202012-11-13 a
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin2422013-05-15 b
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau1772012-11-14 b
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau2702012-11-14 c
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area2832012-11-13 b
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau2002012-11-13 c
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau02013-05-20 a
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills202009-08-03 c
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1822009-08-03 b
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills02012-06-22 b
65.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills402012-06-22 a
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills402009-08-03 a
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1622009-08-02 d

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List Description


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • About 30 of these points I determined by personal research done prior to 1990.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Michael Schwartz.


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