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Maryland County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3380Northern Allegheny Mountains120 
2.AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains  
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2160South Mountain-Catoctin1500 
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1920South Mountain-Catoctin600 
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point1140South Mountain-Catoctin560 
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point980South Mountain-Catoctin160 
7.HowardHoward County High Point900South Mountain-Catoctin140 
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point900South Mountain-Catoctin  
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin303 
10.CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills155 
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin  
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point450South Mountain-Catoctin60 
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland120 
14.CharlesCharles County High Point240South Central Maryland  
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland32 
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland128 
17.KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva62 
18.TalbotTalbot County High Point100Delmarva60 
19.WicomicoWicomico County High Point95Delmarva43 
20.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva22 
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva22 
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point70Delmarva23 
23.WorcesterWorcester County High Point65Delmarva28 
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point56Delmarva10 

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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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