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Maryland County High Points

Showing Jim Retemeyer's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (9 out of 24, or 37.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain1024Northern Allegheny Mountains241992-07-01
2.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point134South Mountain-Catoctin122008-08-02
3.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point293South Mountain-Catoctin372008-08-03
3.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark245South Mountain-Catoctin862008-08-03
3.CecilCecil County High Point163Southeast Pennsylvania Hills412008-08-03
6.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point91South Central Maryland302008-08-08
7.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point149South Mountain-Catoctin02016-07-27
8.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin02016-07-28
8.HowardHoward County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin302016-07-28
 AlleganySampson Rock894Northern Allegheny Mountains65 
 WashingtonQuirauk Mountain652South Mountain-Catoctin445 
 FrederickCatoctin Mountain579South Mountain-Catoctin171 
 CarrollCarroll County High Point341South Mountain-Catoctin158 
 CharlesCharles County High Point67South Central Maryland0 
 Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point59South Central Maryland4 
 CalvertCalvert County High Point57South Central Maryland33 
 KentStillpond Neck31Delmarva13 
 WicomicoWicomico County High Point27Delmarva12 
 Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point27Delmarva7 
 TalbotTalbot County High Point24Delmarva6 
 CarolineCaroline County High Point24Delmarva7 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point18Delmarva4 
 WorcesterWorcester County High Point18Delmarva7 
 SomersetSomerset County High Point15Delmarva1 

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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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