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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.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau2722001-05-22 a
2.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands2602001-05-22 b
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands8542001-05-22 c
4.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains7802001-05-22 d
5.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains3902001-05-22 e
6.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges402001-05-22 f
7.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau02001-05-23 a
8.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau2202001-05-23 b
9.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges7742001-05-23 c
10.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau4042001-05-23 d
11.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills402001-05-23 f
12.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6302001-05-24 b
12.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6302001-05-24 b
14.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14382001-05-24 c
14.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14382001-05-24 c
16.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6532001-05-24 d
 ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau405 
 BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau160 
 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 
 BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains602 
 CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains262 
 SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania1280 
 WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania816 
 WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau791 
 JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1208 
 MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau135 
 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 
 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 
 PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills162 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area320 
 YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin242 
 AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau177 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau270 
 BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area283 
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau200 
 MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20 
 ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills182 
 BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0 
 MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40 
 AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin234 
 ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau134 
 CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau353 
 ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau61 
 ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau270 
 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 
 GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau340 
 LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges71 
 MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area531 
 ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area177 

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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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