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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Dick Ellsworth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (18 out of 67, or 26.87%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1438Unknown
1.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1438Unknown
1.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains780Unknown
1.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands854Unknown
1.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands260Unknown
1.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains602Unknown
1.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin234Unknown
1.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau272Unknown
1.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20Unknown
10.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6532004
11.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau3402011-04-21
12.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau3532011-05-30
12.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau2702011-05-30
14.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin2422011-05-31
14.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills402011-05-31
14.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1622011-05-31
17.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges7742015-09-02
18.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area2832015-09-06 d
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau2002015-09-06 c
 MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
 AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau177 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau270 
 ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau61 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area320 
 ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau134 
 LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges71 
 MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area531 
 ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area177 
 ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills182 
 BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0 
 MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40 
 NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges520 
 DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges51 
 VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau195 
 ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau240 
 NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1035 
 BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain980 
 LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain873 
 CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains262 
 SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania1280 
 WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania816 
 CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains390 
 SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1385 
 PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau980 
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
 TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau563 
 McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
 LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau220 
 BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau160 
 ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
 ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau405 
 HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges40 
 CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau277 
 LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau880 
 WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau160 
 ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau196 
 ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau775 
 MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges420 
 LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau483 
 CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain630 
 PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain630 
 WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau791 
 JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1208 
 MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau135 
 CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau404 
 SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440 
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau540 
 IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands620 
 UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges300 
 PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau255 

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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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