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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Bob Packard'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 Mountains6531993-05 a5
2.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 2002-05-03
2.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 2002-05-03
4.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills202002-05-05
4.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills 2002-05-05
4.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills 2002-05-05
7.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 2002-05-06
7.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 2002-05-06
7.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin 2002-05-06
7.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin 2002-05-06
11.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands 2002-05-07
11.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands2602002-05-07
11.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 2002-05-07
11.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau 2002-05-07
15.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau 2002-05-08
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
15.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau 2002-05-08
15.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau 2002-05-08
15.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau 2002-05-08
19.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau 2002-05-17
20.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 2003-05-28
20.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau 2003-05-28
20.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges14402003-05-28
23.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 2008-05-15
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau  
24.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau 2008-05-22
24.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau 2008-05-22
24.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau02008-05-22
27.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania 2008-05-23
27.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania 2008-05-23
27.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau 2008-05-23
27.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau 2008-05-23
31.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-09
31.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-09
31.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-09
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau  
34.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-10
34.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 2009-05-10
34.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 2009-05-10
34.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 2009-05-10
38.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-11
38.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-11
38.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-11
38.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-11
42.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-12
42.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands 2009-05-12
42.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-12
45.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges 2009-05-13
45.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges 2009-05-13
45.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 2009-05-13
45.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 2009-05-13
45.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 2009-05-13
50.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges 2009-05-14
51.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges 2009-05-15
51.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges 2009-05-15
51.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges 2009-05-15
51.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain 2009-05-15
55.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-16
55.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges 2009-05-16
55.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau02009-05-16
58.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-05-17
58.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau 2009-05-17
58.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau 2009-05-17
61.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau 2009-05-18
61.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau 2009-05-18
61.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain 2009-05-18
64.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain 2009-05-19
65.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills02009-05-20
65.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills402009-05-20
65.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill441Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1612009-05-20

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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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