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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

Showing Bob Packard's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (49 out of 133, or 36.84%)

RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24491985-08 a4
1.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24491985-08 a4
3.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers10401998-07 b9
4.RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex15282001-06-09
5.WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain20432001-06-10
6.NortonNorton City High Point3960Cumberland-Stone Mountain 2001-06-10
7.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3900Cumberland-Stone Mountain02001-06-10
8.BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains 2001-06-10
9.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains 2001-06-10
10.BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge 2001-06-11
11.FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge 2001-06-11
12.RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge 2001-06-11
13.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge 2001-06-11
14.Roanoke cityMill Mountain1740South Virginia Blue Ridge 2001-06-11
15.HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge3962001-06-12
16.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area21302001-06-14
17.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area 2001-06-14
18.WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers 2002-04-24
19.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex 2002-04-25
20.GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges20412002-04-26
21.CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges 2002-04-26
22.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area28252002-04-27
22.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area28252002-04-27
24.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge22722002-04-27
24.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge22722002-04-27
24.AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges 2002-04-27
27.AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area24232002-04-28
28.RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain6402002-04-28
29.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section21482002-04-29
29.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section21482002-04-29
31.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3760Black Mountain02003-05-13
32.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge7832003-05-22
33.CarrollFisher Peak3580South Virginia Blue Ridge 2003-05-22
34.PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge 2003-05-22
35.FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge 2003-05-22
36.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section 2003-05-25
37.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section02003-05-25
38.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section 2003-05-25
39.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section 2003-05-25
40.ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges 2003-05-26
41.GalaxGalax City High Point2900South Virginia Blue Ridge 2008-05-09
42.RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge 2008-05-09
43.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges 2008-05-18
44.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2008-05-18
45.FairfaxGantt Hill520Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2009-06-18
46.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2009-06-18
47.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point430Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02009-06-18
48.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02010-06-16
49.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2010-06-16
 BristolWallace 9 Benchmark2129Walker Mountain Complex  
 PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge  
 StauntonBetsey Bell1940North Mountain Area  
 HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont  
 HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain  
 WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1740Shenandoah-South Section20 
 CovingtonCovington City High Point1680Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges  
 BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont  
 SalemSalem City High Point1460South Virginia Blue Ridge0 
 CampbellLong Mountain1428Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area  
 Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1340South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
 LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1320Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area  
 Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
 OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section  
 LexingtonLexington City High Point1180North Mountain Area  
 AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont  
 MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1160Virginia Piedmont  
 CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1080Shenandoah-Middle Section0 
 WinchesterWinchester City High Point940North Central Appalachian Ridges0 
 CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont  
 Prince EdwardLyle Mountain780Virginia Piedmont  
 CharlottesvilleCharlottesville City High Point760South Central Virginia Blue Ridge0 
 HalifaxHalifax County High Point750Virginia Piedmont  
 DanvilleDanville City High Point660Virginia Piedmont  
 LunenburgLunenburg County High Point630Virginia Piedmont  
 MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont  
 NottowayNottoway County High Point600Virginia Piedmont0 
 LouisaLouisa County High Point570Virginia Piedmont  
 FluvannaFluvanna County High Point550Virginia Piedmont  
 SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point540Virginia Piedmont  
 AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont  
 CumberlandCumberland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont  
 GoochlandGoochland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont  
 PowhatanPowhatan County High Point490Virginia Piedmont  
 Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point480Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
 BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont  
 StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
 DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point410Virginia Piedmont  
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont  
 HanoverHanover County High Point390Virginia Piedmont  
 Richmond cityRichmond City High Point370Virginia Piedmont  
 CarolineCaroline County High Point350Virginia Piedmont  
 HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont  
 GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont  
 ManassasManassas City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
 Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
 AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point280Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
 SussexSussex County High Point270Virginia Piedmont  
 FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont  
 King GeorgeKing George County High Point220Virginia Piedmont  
 King WilliamKing William County High Point210Virginia Piedmont  
 King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point210Virginia Piedmont  
 EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont  
 WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont  
 PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont  
 New KentNew Kent County High Point180Virginia Piedmont  
 RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont  
 Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont  
 NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
 EmporiaEmporia City High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
 Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
 SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point140Virginia Piedmont  
 James CityJames City County High Point140Virginia Piedmont  
 GloucesterGloucester County High Point140Virginia Piedmont  
 LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont  
 SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont  
 YorkYork County High Point130Virginia Piedmont  
 MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont  
 Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont  
 SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont  
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point100Virginia Piedmont  
 Virginia BeachCape Henry100Virginia Piedmont  
 Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont  
 HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont  
 Franklin cityFranklin City High Point90Virginia Piedmont  
 Newport NewsNewport News City High Point90Virginia Piedmont  
 MathewsMathews County High Point70Virginia Piedmont  
 NorthamptonButlers Bluff65Delmarva  
 AccomackAccomack County High Point60Delmarva  
 NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont  
 HamptonHampton City High Point30Virginia Piedmont  
 PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point30Virginia Piedmont  
 ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point30Virginia Piedmont  
 PoquosonPoquoson City High Point10Virginia Piedmont  

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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 Virginia, 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.

Acknowledgments

Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1995 by Mike Kornbau, reviewed by Fred Lobdell, Carl Mills, Andy Martin, and Darryl Montgomery.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by Don Desrosiers via the CoHP.org web site, and manually verified.

 


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