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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Scott Surgent's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (16 out of 67, or 23.88%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 2001-05-22
1.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands 2001-05-22
1.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands2602001-05-22
1.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains 2001-05-22
1.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges 2001-05-22
1.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau 2001-05-22
7.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau 2001-05-23
7.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau02001-05-23
7.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau 2001-05-23
7.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges 2001-05-23
7.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills 2001-05-23
12.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6532001-05-24
12.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 2001-05-24
12.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 2001-05-24
12.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 2001-05-24
12.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 2001-05-24
 BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
 CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
 SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania  
 WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania  
 SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
 TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
 LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau  
 WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges  
 MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau  
 SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440 
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands  
 UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
 PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau  
 AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin  
 ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges  
 DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges  
 VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain  
 BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain  
 LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain  
 GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges  
 MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin  
 AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20 
 ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
 BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0 
 MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40 
 PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill441Southeast Pennsylvania Hills161 

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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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