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Maryland County High Points

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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3370Northern Allegheny Mountains1001997-10-18
2.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point890South Mountain-Catoctin 2001-07-10
2.HowardHoward County High Point890South Mountain-Catoctin 2001-07-10
4.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland 2008-05-28
5.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point445South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-05-29
6.TalbotTalbot County High Point90Delmarva 2008-05-30
 AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains  
 WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2150South Mountain-Catoctin1480 
 FrederickCatoctin Mountain1910South Mountain-Catoctin  
 CarrollCarroll County High Point1130South Mountain-Catoctin  
 BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point970South Mountain-Catoctin  
 HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin  
 CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
 Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin  
 CharlesCharles County High Point230South Central Maryland  
 Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland  
 CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland  
 KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva  
 WicomicoWicomico County High Point92Delmarva  
 Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva  
 CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva  
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point65Delmarva  
 WorcesterWorcester County High Point62Delmarva  
 SomersetSomerset County High Point52Delmarva  

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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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