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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-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
2.AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains214 
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland1002008-08-08
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point960South Mountain-Catoctin1202008-08-03
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin0 
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland108 
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva22 
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point1120South Mountain-Catoctin520 
10.CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1352008-08-03
14.CharlesCharles County High Point220South Central Maryland0 
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point60Delmarva13 
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin560 
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3360Northern Allegheny Mountains801992-07-01
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin2832008-08-03
7.HowardHoward County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin100 
17.KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva42 
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin0 
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point440South Mountain-Catoctin402008-08-02
19.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva22 
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland12 
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point49Delmarva3 
20.TalbotTalbot County High Point80Delmarva20 
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin1460 
18.WicomicoWicomico County High Point90Delmarva38 
22.WorcesterWorcester County High Point60Delmarva23 

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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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