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Maryland County High Points

Showing Ed Wandall's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (19 out of 24, or 79.17%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain1024Northern Allegheny Mountains242009-05-01
2.AlleganySampson Rock894Northern Allegheny Mountains652014-12-30
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain652South Mountain-Catoctin4452009-10-09
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain579South Mountain-Catoctin1712009-10-09
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point341South Mountain-Catoctin1582010-06-09
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point293South Mountain-Catoctin372010-06-09
7.HowardHoward County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin302010-06-02
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin02010-06-09
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark245South Mountain-Catoctin862014-06-18
10.CecilCecil County High Point163Southeast Pennsylvania Hills412012-02-19
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point149South Mountain-Catoctin02010-09-08
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point134South Mountain-Catoctin122010-06-07
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point91South Central Maryland302009-11-08
14.CharlesCharles County High Point67South Central Maryland0 
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point59South Central Maryland4 
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point57South Central Maryland332009-07-03
17.KentStillpond Neck31Delmarva13 
18.WicomicoWicomico County High Point27Delmarva122009-09-20
19.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point27Delmarva72017-07-03
20.TalbotTalbot County High Point24Delmarva62010-07-04
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point24Delmarva7 
22.WorcesterWorcester County High Point18Delmarva7 
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point18Delmarva42010-07-04
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point15Delmarva12009-09-20

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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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