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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Bob Schwab'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 Mountains6531993-08-27
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains780Unknown
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands854Unknown
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands260Unknown
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains602Unknown
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains262Unknown
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania1280Unknown
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania816Unknown
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains390Unknown
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1385Unknown
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau980Unknown
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau563Unknown
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau220Unknown
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1438Unknown
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1438Unknown
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau160Unknown
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau405Unknown
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges40Unknown
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau277Unknown
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau880Unknown
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau160Unknown
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau196Unknown
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau775Unknown
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges420Unknown
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau483Unknown
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain630Unknown
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain630Unknown
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau791Unknown
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1208Unknown
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau135Unknown
33.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau404Unknown
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440Unknown
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau540Unknown
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands620Unknown
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges300Unknown
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau255Unknown
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges774Unknown
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin234Unknown
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau134Unknown
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau353Unknown
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau61Unknown
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau270Unknown
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges520Unknown
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges51Unknown
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau195Unknown
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau240Unknown
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1035Unknown
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain980Unknown
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain8732004-11-05
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau340Unknown
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges71Unknown
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area531Unknown
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area177Unknown
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau272Unknown
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area320Unknown
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin242Unknown
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau177Unknown
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau270 
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area283Unknown
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau200 
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20Unknown
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills182Unknown
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0Unknown
65.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40Unknown
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40Unknown
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills162Unknown

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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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