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Maryland County High Points

Showing Jim Retemeyer's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (6 out of 24, or 25%)

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-Catoctin 2008-08-02
3.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point293South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-08-03
3.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark245South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-08-03
3.CecilCecil County High Point163Southeast Pennsylvania Hills 2008-08-03
6.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point91South Central Maryland 2008-08-08
 AlleganySampson Rock894Northern Allegheny Mountains  
 WashingtonQuirauk Mountain652South Mountain-Catoctin445 
 FrederickCatoctin Mountain579South Mountain-Catoctin  
 CarrollCarroll County High Point341South Mountain-Catoctin  
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin  
 HowardHoward County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin  
 Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point149South Mountain-Catoctin  
 CharlesCharles County High Point67South Central Maryland  
 Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point59South Central Maryland  
 CalvertCalvert County High Point57South Central Maryland  
 KentStillpond Neck31Delmarva  
 WicomicoWicomico County High Point27Delmarva  
 Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point27Delmarva  
 TalbotTalbot County High Point24Delmarva  
 CarolineCaroline County High Point24Delmarva  
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point18Delmarva  
 WorcesterWorcester County High Point18Delmarva  
 SomersetSomerset County High Point15Delmarva  

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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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