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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

Showing Bob Schwab's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (133 out of 133, or 100%)

RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1040Unknown
1.BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge Unknown
1.GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2041Unknown
1.RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain640Unknown
1.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2825Unknown
1.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2825Unknown
1.WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain2043Unknown
1.WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers Unknown
1.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2272Unknown
1.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2272Unknown
1.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2148Unknown
1.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2148Unknown
1.FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3900Cumberland-Stone Mountain0Unknown
1.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section Unknown
1.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section0Unknown
1.CarrollFisher Peak3580South Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section Unknown
1.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section Unknown
1.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains Unknown
1.GalaxGalax City High Point2900South Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.StauntonBetsey Bell1940North Mountain Area Unknown
1.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0Unknown
1.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain Unknown
1.Roanoke cityMill Mountain1740South Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.CovingtonCovington City High Point1680Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges Unknown
1.SalemSalem City High Point1460South Virginia Blue Ridge0Unknown
1.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0Unknown
1.LexingtonLexington City High Point1180North Mountain Area Unknown
1.WinchesterWinchester City High Point940North Central Appalachian Ridges0Unknown
1.LouisaLouisa County High Point570Virginia Piedmont Unknown
1.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point550Virginia Piedmont Unknown
1.GoochlandGoochland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont Unknown
1.FairfaxGantt Hill520Northern Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point480Northern Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point430Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0Unknown
1.ManassasManassas City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point280Northern Virginia Blue Ridge Unknown
1.EmporiaEmporia City High Point150Virginia Piedmont Unknown
1.NorthamptonButlers Bluff65Delmarva Unknown
1.AccomackAccomack County High Point60Delmarva Unknown
49.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24491994-07-16
49.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24491994-07-16
51.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point490Virginia Piedmont 2011-01-05
51.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont 2011-01-05
51.HanoverHanover County High Point390Virginia Piedmont 2011-01-05
51.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point370Virginia Piedmont 2011-01-05
51.HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont 2011-01-05
56.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont 2011-11-04
57.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point540Virginia Piedmont 2011-11-05
57.StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2011-11-05
57.CarolineCaroline County High Point350Virginia Piedmont 2011-11-05
60.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont 2011-12-20
61.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area 2012-12-15
61.BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains 2012-12-15
63.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1160Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-16
63.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-16
63.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain780Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-16
63.HalifaxHalifax County High Point750Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-16
63.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point630Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-16
63.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-16
63.NottowayNottoway County High Point600Virginia Piedmont02012-12-16
63.AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-16
71.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-17
71.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point410Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-17
71.SussexSussex County High Point270Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-17
71.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-17
71.New KentNew Kent County High Point180Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-17
71.James CityJames City County High Point140Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-17
71.YorkYork County High Point130Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-17
71.HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-17
79.Virginia BeachCape Henry100Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-18
79.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point90Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-18
79.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-18
79.HamptonHampton City High Point30Virginia Piedmont 2012-12-18
83.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.King GeorgeKing George County High Point220Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.King WilliamKing William County High Point210Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point210Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point150Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point140Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.GloucesterGloucester County High Point140Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point90Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.MathewsMathews County High Point70Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point30Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
83.PoquosonPoquoson City High Point10Virginia Piedmont 2013-06
101.NortonNorton City High Point3960Cumberland-Stone Mountain 2013-09-17
101.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3760Black Mountain02013-09-17
103.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex 2013-09-18
103.RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge 2013-09-18
105.CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges 2013-09-19
105.CampbellLong Mountain1428Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area 2013-09-19
105.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1320Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area 2013-09-19
108.OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section 2013-09-20
108.AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont 2013-09-20
108.CumberlandCumberland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont 2013-09-20
111.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges 2013-10-03
112.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1080Shenandoah-Middle Section02013-10-04
113.ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges 2013-10-05
114.AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges 2013-10-28
115.AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area24232013-10-29
116.HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge3962013-10-31
117.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge7832013-11-09
118.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge 2013-11-10
118.HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont 2013-11-10
120.FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge 2014-07-18
121.SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont 2014-07-19
122.Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont 2014-07-20
123.EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont 2014-07-21
124.BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont 2014-07-31
124.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point30Virginia Piedmont 2014-07-31
126.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area21302014-08-03
127.RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex15282014-08-14
128.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1880South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 2014-12-22
128.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1480South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 2014-12-22
130.DanvilleDanville City High Point700Eastern Carolina Piedmont 2014-12-23
130.CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope640South Central Virginia Blue Ridge02014-12-23
130.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point120Virginia Piedmont 2014-12-23
133.BristolBristol City High Point2160Walker Mountain Complex 2014-12-24

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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.


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 web site, and manually verified.


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