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Maryland County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain1024Northern Allegheny Mountains24 
2.AlleganySampson Rock894Northern Allegheny Mountains  
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain652South Mountain-Catoctin445 
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain579South Mountain-Catoctin171 
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point341South Mountain-Catoctin158 
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point293South Mountain-Catoctin37 
7.HowardHoward County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin30 
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin  
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark245South Mountain-Catoctin87 
10.CecilCecil County High Point163Southeast Pennsylvania Hills41 
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point149South Mountain-Catoctin  
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point134South Mountain-Catoctin12 
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point91South Central Maryland30 
14.CharlesCharles County High Point67South Central Maryland  
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point59South Central Maryland4 
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point57South Central Maryland33 
17.KentStillpond Neck31Delmarva13 
18.WicomicoWicomico County High Point27Delmarva11 
19.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point27Delmarva7 
20.TalbotTalbot County High Point24Delmarva6 
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point24Delmarva7 
22.WorcesterWorcester County High Point18Delmarva7 
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point18Delmarva4 
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point15Delmarva1 

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Maryland, you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Fred Lobdell.


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