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Maryland County High Points

Showing Michael Schwartz's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (24 out of 24, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3360Northern Allegheny Mountains801965-04-13
2.AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains 2000-03-30
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin14602000-03-13
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin 2000-03-13
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point1120South Mountain-Catoctin 2000-05-30
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point960South Mountain-Catoctin 2000-05-30
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin 2000-05-30
7.HowardHoward County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin 2000-05-30
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin 2000-05-30
10.CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills 2000-06-20
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin 2000-06-20
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point440South Mountain-Catoctin 2000-06-20
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland 2000-06-20
14.CharlesCharles County High Point220South Central Maryland 2006-03-26
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland 2006-06-24
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland 2006-03-25
17.KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva 2000-06-20
18.WicomicoWicomico County High Point90Delmarva 2001-01-11
19.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva 2006-03-25
20.TalbotTalbot County High Point80Delmarva 2006-03-24
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva 2006-03-24
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point60Delmarva 2001-01-11
22.WorcesterWorcester County High Point60Delmarva 2002-01-15
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point49Delmarva 2001-02-11

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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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