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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.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Unknown
2.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands Unknown
3.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands260Unknown
4.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Unknown
5.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Unknown
6.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania Unknown
7.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania Unknown
8.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Unknown
9.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
10.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
11.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
12.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
12.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
14.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
14.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
16.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
17.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
18.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
19.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
20.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
20.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
20.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
23.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
24.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
25.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
26.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau Unknown
27.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain Unknown
27.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain Unknown
29.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
30.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
31.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau Unknown
32.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau Unknown
32.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440Unknown
34.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
34.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands Unknown
34.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
37.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau Unknown
38.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges Unknown
39.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin Unknown
40.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
41.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
42.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
43.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
44.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges Unknown
45.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges Unknown
46.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
47.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
48.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain Unknown
49.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain Unknown
50.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
51.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges Unknown
52.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
53.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
54.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
55.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
56.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin Unknown
57.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau  
58.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau  
59.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
60.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20Unknown
61.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills Unknown
62.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0Unknown
63.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40Unknown
64.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills Unknown
65.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill441Southeast Pennsylvania Hills161Unknown
66.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6531993-08-27
67.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain 2004-11-05

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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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