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Maryland County High Points

Showing Ed Wandall's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (18 out of 24, or 75%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3360Northern Allegheny Mountains802009-05-01
2.CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland1082009-07-03
3.WicomicoWicomico County High Point90Delmarva382009-09-20
3.SomersetSomerset County High Point49Delmarva32009-09-20
5.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin14602009-10-09
5.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin5602009-10-09
7.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland1002009-11-08
8.HowardHoward County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin1002010-06-02
9.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point440South Mountain-Catoctin402010-06-07
10.CarrollCarroll County High Point1120South Mountain-Catoctin5202010-06-09
10.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point960South Mountain-Catoctin1202010-06-09
10.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin02010-06-09
13.TalbotTalbot County High Point80Delmarva202010-07-04
13.DorchesterDorchester County High Point60Delmarva132010-07-04
15.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin02010-09-08
16.CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1352012-02-19
17.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin2832014-06-18
18.AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains2142014-12-30
 CharlesCharles County High Point220South Central Maryland0 
 Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland12 
 KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva42 
 Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva22 
 CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva22 
 WorcesterWorcester County High Point60Delmarva23 

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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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