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Maryland County High Points

Showing Jason Potkay's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (21 out of 24, or 87.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
2.AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains  
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland 2012-04-17 b
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point980South Mountain-Catoctin 2009-06-05
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-08-25
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland 2008-05-10
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva 2014-12-27 c
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point1140South Mountain-Catoctin 2011-07-18 a
10.CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills  
14.CharlesCharles County High Point240South Central Maryland 2012-06-16 a
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point70Delmarva 2011-09-03
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1920South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-04-05
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3380Northern Allegheny Mountains1202010-07-31 b
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin  
7.HowardHoward County High Point900South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-05-18
17.KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva 2014-12-27 a
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point900South Mountain-Catoctin 2008-03-23
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point450South Mountain-Catoctin 2012-04-17 a
20.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva 2014-12-27 b
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland 2012-06-16 b
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point56Delmarva 2010-08-17 b
18.TalbotTalbot County High Point100Delmarva 2010-08-16
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2160South Mountain-Catoctin15002008-05-17 a
19.WicomicoWicomico County High Point95Delmarva 2010-08-17 c
23.WorcesterWorcester County High Point65Delmarva 2010-08-17 a

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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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