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Maryland County High Points

Showing Jason Potkay's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (21 out of 24, or 87.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-03-23
2.FrederickCatoctin Mountain579South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-04-05
3.CalvertCalvert County High Point57South Central Maryland 2008-05-10
4.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain652South Mountain-Catoctin4452008-05-17 a
5.HowardHoward County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-05-18
6.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point149South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-08-25
7.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point293South Mountain-Catoctin 2009-06-05
8.GarrettBackbone Mountain1024Northern Allegheny Mountains242010-07-31 b
9.TalbotTalbot County High Point24Delmarva 2010-08-16
10.WorcesterWorcester County High Point18Delmarva 2010-08-17 a
11.SomersetSomerset County High Point15Delmarva 2010-08-17 b
12.WicomicoWicomico County High Point27Delmarva 2010-08-17 c
13.CarrollCarroll County High Point341South Mountain-Catoctin 2011-07-18 a
14.DorchesterDorchester County High Point18Delmarva 2011-09-03
15.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point134South Mountain-Catoctin 2012-04-17 a
16.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point91South Central Maryland 2012-04-17 b
17.CharlesCharles County High Point67South Central Maryland 2012-06-16 a
18.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point59South Central Maryland 2012-06-16 b
19.KentStillpond Neck31Delmarva 2014-12-27 a
20.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point27Delmarva 2014-12-27 b
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point24Delmarva 2014-12-27 c
 AlleganySampson Rock894Northern Allegheny Mountains  
 HarfordWhiteford Benchmark245South Mountain-Catoctin  
 CecilCecil County High Point163Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  

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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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