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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Richard Oestreicher's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (39 out of 67, or 58.21%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6532010-04-03
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 2010-09-05
2.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 2010-09-05
4.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands 2010-09-26
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands2602010-09-26
6.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain 2010-10-03
7.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau 2010-10-16
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau 2010-10-17
8.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau 2010-10-17
8.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau 2010-10-17
10.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 2010-10-23
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau 2010-10-23
11.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands 2010-10-28
12.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 2010-10-30
12.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 2010-10-30
14.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area 2010-11-07
15.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau 2010-11-13
15.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau 2010-11-13
17.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 2010-11-21
18.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau 2010-11-27
18.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau 2010-11-27
20.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 2011-03-03
20.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 2011-03-03
20.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 2011-03-03
20.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 2011-03-03
24.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin 2011-03-04
25.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 2011-04-21
25.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau 2011-04-21
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau 2011-04-21
28.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau 2011-09-17
28.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau 2011-09-17
28.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau 2011-09-17
28.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau 2011-09-17
32.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges 2011-11-05
33.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges 2011-11-06
33.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 2011-11-06
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges14402011-11-06
36.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau 2011-11-25
37.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau 2011-11-26
37.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau 2011-11-26
39.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau 2012-09-28
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau3202012-09-29
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau2802012-09-29
 SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania  
 WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania  
 SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
 LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau  
 MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau  
 CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau  
 UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
 PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau  
 SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges  
 NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges  
 DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges  
 NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain  
 LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain  
 LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges  
 YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin  
 MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20 
 ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
 BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0 
 MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40 
 DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
 PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill441Southeast Pennsylvania Hills161 

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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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