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Maryland County High Points

Showing David Olson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (23 out of 24, or 95.83%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3360Northern Allegheny Mountains802001-07-27
2.AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains214 
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin14602011-05-01
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin5602011-05-01
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point1120South Mountain-Catoctin5202011-05-01
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point960South Mountain-Catoctin1202012-04-07
7.HowardHoward County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin1002011-09-11
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin02011-09-11
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin2832017-02-18
10.CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1352015-03-14
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin02012-04-07
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point440South Mountain-Catoctin402011-10-15
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland1002011-10-15
14.CharlesCharles County High Point220South Central Maryland02014-05-25
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland122017-02-11
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland1082013-01-21
17.KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva422017-02-12 1
18.WicomicoWicomico County High Point90Delmarva382017-02-12 3
19.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva222017-05-30
20.TalbotTalbot County High Point80Delmarva202017-02-12 5
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva222017-03-26
22.WorcesterWorcester County High Point60Delmarva232017-05-29 1
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point60Delmarva132017-02-12 2
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point49Delmarva32017-02-12 4

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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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