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Maryland County High Points

Showing Jim Retemeyer's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (9 out of 24, or 37.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point91South Central Maryland302008-08-08
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain1024Northern Allegheny Mountains241992-07-01
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point293South Mountain-Catoctin372008-08-03
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point149South Mountain-Catoctin02016-07-27
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point57South Central Maryland33 
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point24Delmarva7 
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point341South Mountain-Catoctin158 
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain579South Mountain-Catoctin171 
10.CecilCecil County High Point163Southeast Pennsylvania Hills412008-08-03
14.CharlesCharles County High Point67South Central Maryland0 
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point18Delmarva4 
7.HowardHoward County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin302016-07-28
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point268South Mountain-Catoctin02016-07-28
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point134South Mountain-Catoctin122008-08-02
19.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point27Delmarva7 
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain652South Mountain-Catoctin445 
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point59South Central Maryland4 
2.AlleganySampson Rock894Northern Allegheny Mountains65 
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point15Delmarva1 
17.KentStillpond Neck31Delmarva13 
20.TalbotTalbot County High Point24Delmarva6 
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark245South Mountain-Catoctin862008-08-03
18.WicomicoWicomico County High Point27Delmarva12 
22.WorcesterWorcester County High Point18Delmarva7 

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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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