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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 Plateau 2009-10-09 c
4.LycomingLycoming County High Point2390Northern Allegheny Plateau 2009-10-11
5.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill441Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1662009-10-15
6.DelawareDelaware County High Point505Southeast Pennsylvania Hills 2010-01-31 c
7.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope975Southeast Pennsylvania Hills102012-08-26 a
 BedfordBlue Knob3130Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
 FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands  
 WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2990Laurel Highlands280 
 BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
 CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
 SusquehannaElk Hill2690Northeastern Pennsylvania  
 WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania  
 CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains  
 PotterLyon Hill2590Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 Potter or Bailey Hill2590Northern Allegheny Plateau340 
 Potter or White Knoll South2590Northern Allegheny Plateau300 
 TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 McKeanMcKean County High Point2470Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 LuzerneCherry Ridge2470Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges  
 FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges  
 BradfordArmenia Mountain2450Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2410Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
 ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 CameronCameron County High Point2390Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 WyomingBartlett Mountain2390Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 MifflinBroad Mountain2350Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
 LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau  
 CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain  
 PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain  
 WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges  
 MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau  
 CarbonLake Mountain2190Pocono Plateau  
 SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2190Central Pennsylvania Ridges1460 
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point2170Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2170Laurel Highlands  
 UnionJones Mountain2170Central Pennsylvania Ridges  
 PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau  
 SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges  
 AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2070South Mountain-Catoctin  
 ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ErieErie County High Point1905Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1790Anthracite Ridges  
 DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges  
 VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1750Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain  
 BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1690Blue Mountain  
 LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain  
 GreeneGreene County High Point1670Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges  
 MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 ButlerKelley Benchmark1610Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1450Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin  
 AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1410Northern Allegheny Plateau  
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1390Northern Allegheny Plateau20 
 BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area  
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21390Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 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.


     Pennsylvania County High Points


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