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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

Showing Lanny Wexler's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (15 out of 133, or 11.28%)

RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.GraysonMount Rogers1746Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers7461993-06-05
1.SmythMount Rogers1746Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers7461993-06-05
3.FairfaxFairfax County High Point158Northern Virginia Blue Ridge702009-04-05
3.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point146Northern Virginia Blue Ridge122009-04-05
3.ArlingtonMinor Hill141Northern Virginia Blue Ridge262009-04-05
3.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point131Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02009-04-05
7.ManassasManassas City High Point98Northern Virginia Blue Ridge92009-04-06
7.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point98Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02009-04-06
7.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point85Northern Virginia Blue Ridge92009-04-06
10.FauquierBlue Mountain672Northern Virginia Blue Ridge3862012-03-27
10.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark590Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02012-03-27
10.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point585Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2682012-03-27
13.NorthamptonButlers Bluff20Delmarva102015-04-02
13.AccomackAccomack County High Point18Delmarva92015-04-02
15.WarrenHogback Mountain1059Shenandoah-North Section3522017-04-02
 WashingtonWhitetop Mountain1682Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers317 
 TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain1436Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area649 
 RussellBeartown Mountain1429Clinch Mountain Complex466 
 HighlandLittle Ridge1386Allegheny Mountain Ridge121 
 BathPaddy Knob1365Allegheny Mountain Ridge389 
 AugustaElliott Knob1360North Mountain Area739 
 BlandChestnut Ridge1344Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area186 
 GilesBald Knob1329South-Central Appalachian Ridges622 
 RockinghamFlagpole Knob1329Shenandoah Mountain195 
 BedfordApple Orchard Mountain1288Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area861 
 BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain1288Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area861 
 WiseHigh Knob1287Cumberland-Stone Mountain623 
 WytheComers Rock1244Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers171 
 AlleghanyBig Knob1241Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges290 
 AmherstRocky Mountain1241South Central Virginia Blue Ridge693 
 RockbridgeRocky Mountain1241South Central Virginia Blue Ridge693 
 NelsonThe Priest1238South Central Virginia Blue Ridge239 
 MadisonHawksbill1234Shenandoah-Middle Section655 
 PageHawksbill1234Shenandoah-Middle Section655 
 FloydBuffalo Mountain1210South Virginia Blue Ridge418 
 NortonNorton City High Point1207Cumberland-Stone Mountain0 
 CraigWhite Rocks1201South-Central Appalachian Ridges37 
 RoanokePoor Mountain1197South Virginia Blue Ridge441 
 ScottCamp Rock-South Slope1189Cumberland-Stone Mountain0 
 LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point1146Black Mountain0 
 MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak1146South Virginia Blue Ridge136 
 RappahannockThe Pinnacle1137Shenandoah-Middle Section198 
 BuchananBig A Mountain1130Northern Cumberland Mountains435 
 PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point1127Walker Mountain Complex61 
 GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge1109Shenandoah-Middle Section0 
 CarrollFisher Peak1091South Virginia Blue Ridge274 
 PatrickRocky Knob1089South Virginia Blue Ridge126 
 FranklinCahas Mountain1088South Virginia Blue Ridge357 
 AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain1033Shenandoah-South Section338 
 ShenandoahMill Mountain1004North Central Appalachian Ridges455 
 DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak960Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains228 
 GalaxGalax City High Point884South Virginia Blue Ridge0 
 FrederickPinnacle867North Central Appalachian Ridges245 
 RadfordIngles Mountain717South Virginia Blue Ridge95 
 BristolBristol City High Point658Walker Mountain Complex  
 PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain621South Virginia Blue Ridge335 
 StauntonBetsey Bell591North Mountain Area128 
 WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point573South Central Virginia Blue Ridge33 
 HenryTurkeycock Mountain564Virginia Piedmont223 
 HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point539Masanutten Mountain51 
 Roanoke cityMill Mountain530South Virginia Blue Ridge140 
 CovingtonCovington City High Point512Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges85 
 BuckinghamSpears Mountain489Virginia Piedmont257 
 Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point451South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
 SalemSalem City High Point445South Virginia Blue Ridge0 
 CampbellLong Mountain437Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area175 
 LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit402Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area18 
 Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower390Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
 OrangeCowherd Mountain365Shenandoah-South Section151 
 LexingtonLexington City High Point360North Mountain Area6 
 AppomattoxKyles Mountain354Virginia Piedmont122 
 MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point354Virginia Piedmont0 
 CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope329Shenandoah-Middle Section0 
 WinchesterWinchester City High Point287North Central Appalachian Ridges0 
 CharlotteCharlotte County High Point242Virginia Piedmont25 
 Prince EdwardLyle Mountain238Virginia Piedmont43 
 HalifaxHalifax County High Point229Virginia Piedmont9 
 DanvilleDanville City High Point213Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope195South Central Virginia Blue Ridge0 
 LunenburgLunenburg County High Point192Virginia Piedmont6 
 MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point185Virginia Piedmont23 
 NottowayNottoway County High Point183Virginia Piedmont0 
 LouisaLouisa County High Point174Virginia Piedmont15 
 FluvannaFluvanna County High Point168Virginia Piedmont20 
 SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point165Virginia Piedmont0 
 AmeliaAmelia County High Point159Virginia Piedmont10 
 CumberlandCumberland County High Point158Virginia Piedmont30 
 GoochlandGoochland County High Point158Virginia Piedmont18 
 PowhatanPowhatan County High Point149Virginia Piedmont49 
 BrunswickBrunswick County High Point144Virginia Piedmont11 
 StaffordStafford County High Point142Northern Virginia Blue Ridge30 
 DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point125Virginia Piedmont3 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point123Virginia Piedmont25 
 HanoverHanover County High Point119Virginia Piedmont3 
 Richmond cityRichmond City High Point113Virginia Piedmont6 
 CarolineCaroline County High Point107Virginia Piedmont3 
 HenricoHenrico County High Point104Virginia Piedmont21 
 GreensvilleGreensville County High Point98Virginia Piedmont0 
 SussexSussex County High Point82Virginia Piedmont3 
 FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point77Virginia Piedmont  
 King GeorgeKing George County High Point67Virginia Piedmont21 
 King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point64Virginia Piedmont12 
 King WilliamKing William County High Point64Virginia Piedmont3 
 EssexEssex County High Point61Virginia Piedmont3 
 WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point58Virginia Piedmont12 
 PetersburgPetersburg City High Point56Virginia Piedmont5 
 New KentNew Kent County High Point55Virginia Piedmont3 
 RichmondRichmond County High Point55Virginia Piedmont3 
 Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point52Virginia Piedmont3 
 Charles CityCharles City County High Point46Virginia Piedmont0 
 EmporiaEmporia City High Point46Virginia Piedmont0 
 NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point46Virginia Piedmont0 
 SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point43Virginia Piedmont6 
 GloucesterGloucester County High Point43Virginia Piedmont12 
 James CityJames City County High Point43Virginia Piedmont12 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point40Virginia Piedmont6 
 SurrySurry County High Point40Virginia Piedmont3 
 YorkYork County High Point40Virginia Piedmont9 
 MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point37Virginia Piedmont0 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point37Virginia Piedmont  
 Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point33Virginia Piedmont2 
 SuffolkSuffolk City High Point31Virginia Piedmont8 
 Virginia BeachCape Henry30Virginia Piedmont  
 Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point30Virginia Piedmont5 
 Franklin cityFranklin City High Point27Virginia Piedmont4 
 HopewellHopewell City High Point27Virginia Piedmont0 
 Newport NewsNewport News City High Point27Virginia Piedmont3 
 MathewsMathews County High Point21Virginia Piedmont10 
 NorfolkNorfolk City High Point15Virginia Piedmont11 
 ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point9Virginia Piedmont5 
 HamptonHampton City High Point9Virginia Piedmont1 
 PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point9Virginia Piedmont7 
 PoquosonPoquoson City High Point3Virginia Piedmont1 

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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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