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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Blaine Sorenson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (1 out of 67, or 1.49%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.SomersetMount Davis979Northern Allegheny Mountains1992006-08-09
2.BedfordBlue Knob951Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains238 
3.FayetteLaurel Hill913Laurel Highlands261 
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower908Laurel Highlands79 
5.BlairSchaefer Head899Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains183 
6.CambriaCambria County High Point872Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains80 
7.SusquehannaElk Hill817Northeastern Pennsylvania390 
8.WayneMount Ararat810Northeastern Pennsylvania249 
9.CentreCentre County High Point802Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains119 
10.SullivanNorth Mountain788Northern Allegheny Plateau422 
11.PotterLyon Hill786Northern Allegheny Plateau298 
 Potter or Bailey Hill786Northern Allegheny Plateau97 
 Potter or White Knoll South786Northern Allegheny Plateau85 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain775Northern Allegheny Plateau171 
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge750Northern Allegheny Plateau67 
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point750Northern Allegheny Plateau  
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain749Southern Pennsylvania Ridges438 
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain749Southern Pennsylvania Ridges438 
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain744Northern Allegheny Plateau49 
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope738Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge733Northern Allegheny Plateau123 
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain732Central Pennsylvania Ridges13 
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point725Northern Allegheny Plateau268 
21.CameronCameron County High Point725Northern Allegheny Plateau84 
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain725Northern Allegheny Plateau48 
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower724Northern Allegheny Plateau60 
25.ClintonClinton County High Point724Northern Allegheny Plateau236 
26.MifflinBroad Mountain713Central Pennsylvania Ridges128 
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point708Pocono Plateau147 
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point692Blue Mountain192 
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point692Blue Mountain192 
30.WarrenWarren County High Point680Northern Allegheny Plateau241 
31.JuniataShade Mountain679Southern Pennsylvania Ridges368 
32.MonroeKistler Ledge675Pocono Plateau41 
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point664Central Pennsylvania Ridges438 
33.CarbonLake Mountain664Pocono Plateau123 
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section658Laurel Highlands189 
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point658Northern Allegheny Plateau164 
35.UnionJones Mountain658Central Pennsylvania Ridges91 
38.PikePike County High Point645Pocono Plateau78 
39.SchuylkillBears Head638Anthracite Ridges236 
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge628South Mountain-Catoctin71 
41.ForestForest County High Point596Northern Allegheny Plateau41 
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point583Northern Allegheny Plateau108 
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill579Northern Allegheny Plateau18 
44.ErieErie County High Point579Northern Allegheny Plateau82 
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob543Anthracite Ridges159 
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain540Anthracite Ridges16 
47.VenangoVenango County High Point535Northern Allegheny Plateau60 
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point530Northern Allegheny Plateau73 
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point517Blue Mountain316 
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point512Blue Mountain299 
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point510Blue Mountain266 
52.GreeneGreene County High Point506Southern Allegheny Plateau104 
53.LebanonStony Mountain503Anthracite Ridges21 
54.MercerMercer County High Point494Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area162 
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark488Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point479Southern Allegheny Plateau83 
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point439Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area98 
58.YorkStone Head North430South Mountain-Catoctin73 
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point427Northern Allegheny Plateau54 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #2427Southern Allegheny Plateau  
60.BeaverBig Knob422Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area87 
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #2421Southern Allegheny Plateau61 
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope421Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point360Southeast Pennsylvania Hills6 
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain329Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope296Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0 
65.MontgomeryMill Hill213Southeast Pennsylvania Hills12 
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point152Southeast Pennsylvania Hills12 
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill134Southeast Pennsylvania Hills49 

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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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