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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing James Barlow's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (7 out of 67, or 10.45%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6632009-06-30
2.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2430Northern Allegheny Plateau202009-10-09 b
3.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau13952009-10-09 c
4.LycomingLycoming County High Point2390Northern Allegheny Plateau9002009-10-11
5.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill441Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1662009-10-15
6.DelawareDelaware County High Point505Southeast Pennsylvania Hills502010-01-31 c
7.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope975Southeast Pennsylvania Hills102012-08-26 a
 BedfordBlue Knob3130Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains800 
 FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands864 
 WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2990Laurel Highlands280 
 BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains602 
 CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains272 
 SusquehannaElk Hill2690Northeastern Pennsylvania1295 
 WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania826 
 CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains400 
 PotterLyon Hill2590Northern Allegheny Plateau1000 
 Potter or Bailey Hill2590Northern Allegheny Plateau340 
 Potter or White Knoll South2590Northern Allegheny Plateau300 
 TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau573 
 McKeanMcKean County High Point2470Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 LuzerneCherry Ridge2470Northern Allegheny Plateau240 
 FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1448 
 FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1448 
 BradfordArmenia Mountain2450Northern Allegheny Plateau180 
 HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2410Central Pennsylvania Ridges60 
 ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau415 
 CameronCameron County High Point2390Northern Allegheny Plateau287 
 WyomingBartlett Mountain2390Northern Allegheny Plateau180 
 ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau206 
 ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau785 
 MifflinBroad Mountain2350Central Pennsylvania Ridges440 
 LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau493 
 CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain640 
 PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain640 
 WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau801 
 JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1218 
 MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau145 
 CarbonLake Mountain2190Pocono Plateau414 
 SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2190Central Pennsylvania Ridges1460 
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point2170Northern Allegheny Plateau560 
 IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2170Laurel Highlands640 
 UnionJones Mountain2170Central Pennsylvania Ridges320 
 PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau265 
 SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges784 
 AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2070South Mountain-Catoctin244 
 ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau144 
 CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau358 
 ErieErie County High Point1905Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
 ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau71 
 NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1790Anthracite Ridges540 
 DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges61 
 VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau205 
 ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1750Northern Allegheny Plateau260 
 NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1045 
 BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1690Blue Mountain1000 
 LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain873 
 GreeneGreene County High Point1670Southern Allegheny Plateau360 
 LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges81 
 MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area536 
 ButlerKelley Benchmark1610Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau282 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1450Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area340 
 YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin247 
 AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1410Northern Allegheny Plateau187 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1390Northern Allegheny Plateau20 
 BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area293 
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21390Southern Allegheny Plateau220 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point1190Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40 
 ChesterWelsh Mountain1090Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
 MontgomeryMill Hill710Southeast Pennsylvania Hills60 

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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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