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Maryland County High Points

Showing Scott Surgent's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (13 out of 24, or 54.17%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3380Northern Allegheny Mountains1202001-05-25 c
2.HowardHoward County High Point900South Mountain-Catoctin1402003-11-30 a
3.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point900South Mountain-Catoctin402003-11-30 b
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1920South Mountain-Catoctin6002005-07-30
5.WicomicoWicomico County High Point95Delmarva432005-08-05 a
6.SomersetSomerset County High Point56Delmarva102005-08-05 b
7.DorchesterDorchester County High Point70Delmarva232005-08-06 a
8.TalbotTalbot County High Point100Delmarva602005-08-06 b
9.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin02008-05-09 a
10.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point980South Mountain-Catoctin1602008-05-09 b
11.CarrollCarroll County High Point1140South Mountain-Catoctin5602008-05-09 c
12.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2160South Mountain-Catoctin15002008-05-13
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland1202008-05-19
 AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains234 
 HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin303 
 CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills155 
 Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point450South Mountain-Catoctin60 
 CharlesCharles County High Point240South Central Maryland40 
 Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland32 
 CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland128 
 KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva62 
 Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva22 
 CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva22 
 WorcesterWorcester County High Point65Delmarva28 

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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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