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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

Showing Ben Lostracco's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (22 out of 133, or 16.54%)

RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24692001-06-09
1.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24692001-06-09
3.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5540Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers10802007-06-24 b
4.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area6292007-06-29 b
5.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area28352007-07-17 a
5.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area28352007-07-17 a
7.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge22822007-07-20 c
7.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge22822007-07-20 c
9.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge8032007-07-21 a
10.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section11292007-07-25 b
11.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3660Shenandoah-Middle Section402007-07-26 f
12.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section21682007-07-27 a
12.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section21682007-07-27 a
14.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section6702007-07-27 c
15.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section11742007-07-28 c
16.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge12752007-08-04 a
17.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02007-08-04 d
18.AccomackAccomack County High Point62Delmarva302012-01-08 c
19.NorthamptonButlers Bluff67Delmarva352012-01-08 d
20.WinchesterWinchester City High Point945North Central Appalachian Ridges102015-10-18 a
21.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges8142015-10-18 c
22.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1930Northern Virginia Blue Ridge9002015-10-25
 TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2140 
 RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex1548 
 HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge396 
 BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge1297 
 AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area2443 
 RockinghamFlagpole Knob4380Shenandoah Mountain680 
 GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2061 
 WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain2053 
 WytheComers Rock4100Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers600 
 AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges972 
 FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge1381 
 NortonNorton City High Point3970Cumberland-Stone Mountain  
 CraigWhite Rocks3950South-Central Appalachian Ridges140 
 RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge1458 
 ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3920Cumberland-Stone Mountain40 
 LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3780Black Mountain40 
 MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3770South Virginia Blue Ridge457 
 BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains1446 
 PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex209 
 CarrollFisher Peak3590South Virginia Blue Ridge920 
 PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge422 
 FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge1181 
 ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges1513 
 DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains769 
 GalaxGalax City High Point2910South Virginia Blue Ridge  
 RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge323 
 BristolBristol City High Point2170Walker Mountain Complex  
 PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge1108 
 StauntonBetsey Bell1950North Mountain Area440 
 WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1900South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
 HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont740 
 HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain177 
 Roanoke cityMill Mountain1750South Virginia Blue Ridge480 
 CovingtonCovington City High Point1690Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges310 
 BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont854 
 Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1500South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
 SalemSalem City High Point1470South Virginia Blue Ridge20 
 CampbellLong Mountain1428Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area578 
 LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1330Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area80 
 Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
 OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section507 
 LexingtonLexington City High Point1190North Mountain Area40 
 MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1170Virginia Piedmont  
 AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont406 
 CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1090Shenandoah-Middle Section20 
 CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont88 
 Prince EdwardLyle Mountain785Virginia Piedmont150 
 HalifaxHalifax County High Point755Virginia Piedmont40 
 DanvilleDanville City High Point710Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope650South Central Virginia Blue Ridge20 
 LunenburgLunenburg County High Point635Virginia Piedmont30 
 MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont81 
 NottowayNottoway County High Point605Virginia Piedmont10 
 LouisaLouisa County High Point575Virginia Piedmont60 
 FluvannaFluvanna County High Point555Virginia Piedmont70 
 SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point545Virginia Piedmont  
 FairfaxGantt Hill525Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
 CumberlandCumberland County High Point525Virginia Piedmont110 
 GoochlandGoochland County High Point525Virginia Piedmont70 
 AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont37 
 PowhatanPowhatan County High Point495Virginia Piedmont170 
 Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point485Northern Virginia Blue Ridge50 
 BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont37 
 StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge102 
 ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge89 
 Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point435Northern Virginia Blue Ridge10 
 DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point415Virginia Piedmont20 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont88 
 HanoverHanover County High Point395Virginia Piedmont20 
 Richmond cityRichmond City High Point375Virginia Piedmont30 
 CarolineCaroline County High Point355Virginia Piedmont20 
 HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont75 
 ManassasManassas City High Point325Northern Virginia Blue Ridge40 
 Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point325Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
 GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont  
 AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point285Northern Virginia Blue Ridge40 
 SussexSussex County High Point275Virginia Piedmont20 
 FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont  
 King GeorgeKing George County High Point225Virginia Piedmont80 
 King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point215Virginia Piedmont50 
 King WilliamKing William County High Point215Virginia Piedmont20 
 EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont15 
 WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont45 
 PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont20 
 New KentNew Kent County High Point185Virginia Piedmont20 
 RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont15 
 Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont15 
 EmporiaEmporia City High Point155Virginia Piedmont  
 NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point155Virginia Piedmont  
 Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
 SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point145Virginia Piedmont30 
 GloucesterGloucester County High Point145Virginia Piedmont50 
 James CityJames City County High Point145Virginia Piedmont50 
 YorkYork County High Point135Virginia Piedmont40 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont25 
 SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont15 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point125Virginia Piedmont  
 MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont  
 Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont13 
 SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont25 
 Virginia BeachCape Henry102Virginia Piedmont  
 Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont15 
 Franklin cityFranklin City High Point95Virginia Piedmont18 
 Newport NewsNewport News City High Point95Virginia Piedmont20 
 HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont  
 MathewsMathews County High Point72Virginia Piedmont35 
 NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont36 
 ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point32Virginia Piedmont20 
 HamptonHampton City High Point32Virginia Piedmont5 
 PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point32Virginia Piedmont25 
 PoquosonPoquoson City High Point12Virginia Piedmont5 

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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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