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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 Mountains780Unknown
1.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands854Unknown
1.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands260Unknown
1.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains602Unknown
1.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains262Unknown
1.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania1280Unknown
1.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania816Unknown
1.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains390Unknown
1.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1385Unknown
1.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau980Unknown
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
1.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau563Unknown
1.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
1.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau220Unknown
1.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1438Unknown
1.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1438Unknown
1.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau160Unknown
1.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
1.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau405Unknown
1.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges40Unknown
1.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau277Unknown
1.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau880Unknown
1.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau160Unknown
1.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau196Unknown
1.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau775Unknown
1.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges420Unknown
1.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau483Unknown
1.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain630Unknown
1.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain630Unknown
1.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau791Unknown
1.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1208Unknown
1.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau135Unknown
1.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau404Unknown
1.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440Unknown
1.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau540Unknown
1.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands620Unknown
1.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges300Unknown
1.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau255Unknown
1.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges774Unknown
1.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin234Unknown
1.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau134Unknown
1.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau353Unknown
1.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau61Unknown
1.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau270Unknown
1.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges520Unknown
1.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges51Unknown
1.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau195Unknown
1.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau240Unknown
1.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1035Unknown
1.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain980Unknown
1.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau340Unknown
1.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges71Unknown
1.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area531Unknown
1.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area177Unknown
1.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau272Unknown
1.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area320Unknown
1.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin242Unknown
1.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau177Unknown
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau270 
1.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area283Unknown
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau200 
1.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0Unknown
1.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20Unknown
1.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills182Unknown
1.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0Unknown
1.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40Unknown
1.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40Unknown
1.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills162Unknown
66.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6531993-08-27
67.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain8732004-11-05

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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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