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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
1.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands Unknown
1.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands260Unknown
1.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Unknown
1.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Unknown
1.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania Unknown
1.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania Unknown
1.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Unknown
1.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
1.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
1.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
1.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
1.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
1.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
1.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau Unknown
1.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain Unknown
1.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain Unknown
1.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
1.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau Unknown
1.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau Unknown
1.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440Unknown
1.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands Unknown
1.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges Unknown
1.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau Unknown
1.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges Unknown
1.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin Unknown
1.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges Unknown
1.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges Unknown
1.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain Unknown
1.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain Unknown
1.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges Unknown
1.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
1.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
1.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
1.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
1.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin Unknown
1.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau Unknown
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau  
1.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area Unknown
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau  
1.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
1.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20Unknown
1.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills Unknown
1.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0Unknown
1.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40Unknown
1.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills Unknown
1.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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