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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

Showing Ken Oeser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (57 out of 133, or 42.86%)

RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.GraysonMount Rogers1746Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers7461992-11-27
1.SmythMount Rogers1746Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers7461992-11-27
3.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain1682Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers3162001-03-18
4.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain1436Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area6502012-05-05
5.RussellBeartown Mountain1429Clinch Mountain Complex4662001-06-09
6.HighlandLittle Ridge1386Allegheny Mountain Ridge1212012-05-27
7.BathPaddy Knob1365Allegheny Mountain Ridge 2012-07-23
8.AugustaElliott Knob1360North Mountain Area7382012-05-27
9.BlandChestnut Ridge1344Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area 2004-09-04
10.GilesBald Knob1329South-Central Appalachian Ridges6222001-07-15
11.RockinghamFlagpole Knob1329Shenandoah Mountain1952001-07-13
12.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain1288Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area8612005-07-14
12.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain1288Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area8612005-07-14
14.WiseHigh Knob1287Cumberland-Stone Mountain6232000-11-24
15.WytheComers Rock1244Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers 2002-11-29
16.RockbridgeRocky Mountain1241South Central Virginia Blue Ridge6922001-07-13
16.AmherstRocky Mountain1241South Central Virginia Blue Ridge6922001-07-13
16.AlleghanyBig Knob1241Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges  
19.NelsonThe Priest1238South Central Virginia Blue Ridge238 
20.PageHawksbill1234Shenandoah-Middle Section6542001-07-12
20.MadisonHawksbill1234Shenandoah-Middle Section6542001-07-12
22.FloydBuffalo Mountain1210South Virginia Blue Ridge 2002-11-29
23.NortonNorton City High Point1207Cumberland-Stone Mountain 2004-09-05
24.CraigWhite Rocks1201South-Central Appalachian Ridges  
25.RoanokePoor Mountain1197South Virginia Blue Ridge 2001-07-14
26.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope1189Cumberland-Stone Mountain02000-11-24
27.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point1146Black Mountain02001-04-13
27.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak1146South Virginia Blue Ridge 2001-07-14
29.RappahannockThe Pinnacle1137Shenandoah-Middle Section 2001-07-12
30.BuchananBig A Mountain1130Northern Cumberland Mountains 2001-06-10
31.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point1127Walker Mountain Complex 2004-09-04
32.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge1109Shenandoah-Middle Section02001-07-12
33.CarrollFisher Peak1091South Virginia Blue Ridge 2002-11-29
34.PatrickRocky Knob1089South Virginia Blue Ridge 2002-11-29
35.FranklinCahas Mountain1088South Virginia Blue Ridge  
36.WarrenHogback Mountain1059Shenandoah-North Section 2001-07-12
37.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain1033Shenandoah-South Section 2001-07-12
38.ShenandoahMill Mountain1004North Central Appalachian Ridges  
39.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak960Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains 2001-06-10
40.GalaxGalax City High Point884South Virginia Blue Ridge 2002-11-29
41.FrederickPinnacle867North Central Appalachian Ridges  
42.RadfordIngles Mountain717South Virginia Blue Ridge  
43.FauquierBlue Mountain672Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
44.BristolWallace 9 Benchmark649Walker Mountain Complex 2005-07-01
45.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain621South Virginia Blue Ridge  
46.StauntonBetsey Bell591North Mountain Area  
47.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark590Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
48.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point585Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
49.HenryTurkeycock Mountain564Virginia Piedmont  
50.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point539Masanutten Mountain  
51.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point530Shenandoah-South Section6 
51.Roanoke cityMill Mountain530South Virginia Blue Ridge 2001-07-14
53.CovingtonCovington City High Point512Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges  
54.BuckinghamSpears Mountain489Virginia Piedmont  
55.SalemSalem City High Point445South Virginia Blue Ridge0 
56.CampbellLong Mountain435Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area 2005-07-02
57.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point408South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
58.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit402Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area  
59.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower390Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
60.OrangeCowherd Mountain365Shenandoah-South Section  
61.LexingtonLexington City High Point360North Mountain Area  
62.AppomattoxKyles Mountain354Virginia Piedmont  
63.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point354Virginia Piedmont 2002-11-29
64.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope329Shenandoah-Middle Section0 
65.WinchesterWinchester City High Point287North Central Appalachian Ridges0 
66.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point242Virginia Piedmont 2005-07-02
67.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain238Virginia Piedmont 2005-07-02
68.CharlottesvilleCharlottesville City High Point232South Central Virginia Blue Ridge0 
69.HalifaxHalifax County High Point229Virginia Piedmont 2005-07-04
70.DanvilleDanville City High Point201Virginia Piedmont  
71.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point192Virginia Piedmont  
72.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point185Virginia Piedmont  
73.NottowayNottoway County High Point183Virginia Piedmont02005-07-02
74.LouisaLouisa County High Point174Virginia Piedmont 2001-07-12
75.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point168Virginia Piedmont 2001-07-12
76.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point165Virginia Piedmont  
77.AmeliaAmelia County High Point159Virginia Piedmont 2008-06-01
78.FairfaxGantt Hill158Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2008-05-28
78.CumberlandCumberland County High Point158Virginia Piedmont  
78.GoochlandGoochland County High Point158Virginia Piedmont  
81.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point149Virginia Piedmont 2008-06-21
82.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point146Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
83.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point144Virginia Piedmont  
84.StaffordStafford County High Point142Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
85.ArlingtonMinor Hill141Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2008-05-28
86.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point131Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
87.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point125Virginia Piedmont 2005-07-04
88.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point123Virginia Piedmont  
89.HanoverHanover County High Point119Virginia Piedmont  
90.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point113Virginia Piedmont  
91.CarolineCaroline County High Point107Virginia Piedmont  
92.HenricoHenrico County High Point104Virginia Piedmont  
93.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point98Virginia Piedmont  
93.ManassasManassas City High Point98Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2001-07-10
93.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point98Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2001-07-10
96.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point85Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2008-05-31
97.SussexSussex County High Point82Virginia Piedmont  
98.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point77Virginia Piedmont  
99.King GeorgeKing George County High Point67Virginia Piedmont  
100.King WilliamKing William County High Point64Virginia Piedmont  
100.King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point64Virginia Piedmont  
102.EssexEssex County High Point61Virginia Piedmont  
103.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point58Virginia Piedmont  
104.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point56Virginia Piedmont  
105.RichmondRichmond County High Point55Virginia Piedmont  
105.New KentNew Kent County High Point55Virginia Piedmont  
107.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point52Virginia Piedmont  
108.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point46Virginia Piedmont  
108.Charles CityCharles City County High Point46Virginia Piedmont  
108.EmporiaEmporia City High Point46Virginia Piedmont 2005-07-02
111.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point43Virginia Piedmont  
111.GloucesterGloucester County High Point43Virginia Piedmont  
111.James CityJames City County High Point43Virginia Piedmont  
114.LancasterLancaster County High Point40Virginia Piedmont  
114.SurrySurry County High Point40Virginia Piedmont  
114.YorkYork County High Point40Virginia Piedmont 2001-07-11
117.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point37Virginia Piedmont  
118.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point33Virginia Piedmont  
119.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point31Virginia Piedmont  
120.Virginia BeachCape Henry30Virginia Piedmont  
120.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point30Virginia Piedmont  
122.Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point30Virginia Piedmont  
123.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point27Virginia Piedmont  
123.HopewellHopewell City High Point27Virginia Piedmont  
123.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point27Virginia Piedmont 2005-07-03
126.MathewsMathews County High Point21Virginia Piedmont  
127.NorthamptonButlers Bluff20Delmarva 2001-07-09
128.AccomackAccomack County High Point18Delmarva  
129.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point15Virginia Piedmont  
130.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point9Virginia Piedmont  
130.HamptonHampton City High Point9Virginia Piedmont  
130.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point9Virginia Piedmont  
133.PoquosonPoquoson City High Point3Virginia 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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