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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 Mountains Unknown
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands Unknown
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands260Unknown
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Unknown
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Unknown
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania Unknown
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania Unknown
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Unknown
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau Unknown
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain Unknown
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain Unknown
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau Unknown
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440Unknown
33.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau Unknown
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands Unknown
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau Unknown
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges Unknown
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin Unknown
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges Unknown
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges Unknown
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain Unknown
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain Unknown
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain 2004-11-05
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges Unknown
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin Unknown
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau  
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau  
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20Unknown
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills Unknown
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0Unknown
65.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40Unknown
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills Unknown
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill441Southeast Pennsylvania Hills161Unknown

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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.


     Pennsylvania County High Points


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