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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
2.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point900South Mountain-Catoctin 2003-11-30
2.HowardHoward County High Point900South Mountain-Catoctin 2003-11-30
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1920South Mountain-Catoctin 2005-07-30
5.WicomicoWicomico County High Point95Delmarva 2005-08-05
5.SomersetSomerset County High Point56Delmarva 2005-08-05
7.TalbotTalbot County High Point100Delmarva 2005-08-06
7.DorchesterDorchester County High Point70Delmarva 2005-08-06
9.CarrollCarroll County High Point1140South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-05-09
9.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point980South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-05-09
9.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-05-09
12.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2160South Mountain-Catoctin15002008-05-13
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland 2008-05-19
 AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains  
 HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin  
 CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
 Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point450South Mountain-Catoctin  
 CharlesCharles County High Point240South Central Maryland  
 Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland  
 CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland  
 KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva  
 Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva  
 CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva  
 WorcesterWorcester County High Point65Delmarva  

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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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