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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

Showing Lanny Wexler's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (12 out of 133, or 9.02%)

RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2825 
1.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2825 
3.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24491993-06-05
3.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24491993-06-05
5.AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area2423 
6.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2272 
6.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2272 
8.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2148 
8.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2148 
10.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2130 
11.WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain2043 
12.GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2041 
13.RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex1528 
14.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1040 
15.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge783 
16.RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain640 
17.HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge396 
18.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1740Shenandoah-South Section20 
19.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3900Cumberland-Stone Mountain0 
19.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3760Black Mountain0 
19.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section0 
19.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02012-03-27
19.SalemSalem City High Point1460South Virginia Blue Ridge0 
19.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge0 
19.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1080Shenandoah-Middle Section0 
19.WinchesterWinchester City High Point940North Central Appalachian Ridges0 
19.CharlottesvilleCharlottesville City High Point760South Central Virginia Blue Ridge0 
19.NottowayNottoway County High Point600Virginia Piedmont0 
19.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point430Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02009-04-05
30.BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge  
30.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area  
30.WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers  
30.AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges  
30.FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.NortonNorton City High Point3960Cumberland-Stone Mountain  
30.CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges  
30.RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section  
30.BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains  
30.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex  
30.CarrollFisher Peak3580South Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section  
30.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section  
30.ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges  
30.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains  
30.GalaxGalax City High Point2900South Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges  
30.RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2012-03-27
30.BristolWallace 9 Benchmark2129Walker Mountain Complex  
30.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.StauntonBetsey Bell1940North Mountain Area  
30.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2012-03-27
30.HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont  
30.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain  
30.Roanoke cityMill Mountain1740South Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.CovingtonCovington City High Point1680Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges  
30.BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont  
30.CampbellLong Mountain1428Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area  
30.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1340South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1320Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area  
30.OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section  
30.LexingtonLexington City High Point1180North Mountain Area  
30.AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont  
30.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1160Virginia Piedmont  
30.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont  
30.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain780Virginia Piedmont  
30.HalifaxHalifax County High Point750Virginia Piedmont  
30.DanvilleDanville City High Point660Virginia Piedmont  
30.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point630Virginia Piedmont  
30.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont  
30.LouisaLouisa County High Point570Virginia Piedmont  
30.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point550Virginia Piedmont  
30.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point540Virginia Piedmont  
30.AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont  
30.FairfaxGantt Hill520Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2009-04-05
30.CumberlandCumberland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont  
30.GoochlandGoochland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont  
30.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point490Virginia Piedmont  
30.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point480Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2009-04-05
30.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont  
30.StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
30.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2009-04-05
30.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point410Virginia Piedmont  
30.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont  
30.HanoverHanover County High Point390Virginia Piedmont  
30.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point370Virginia Piedmont  
30.CarolineCaroline County High Point350Virginia Piedmont  
30.HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont  
30.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont  
30.ManassasManassas City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2009-04-06
30.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2009-04-06
30.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point280Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2009-04-06
30.SussexSussex County High Point270Virginia Piedmont  
30.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont  
30.King GeorgeKing George County High Point220Virginia Piedmont  
30.King WilliamKing William County High Point210Virginia Piedmont  
30.King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point210Virginia Piedmont  
30.EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont  
30.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont  
30.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont  
30.RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont  
30.New KentNew Kent County High Point180Virginia Piedmont  
30.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont  
30.Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
30.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
30.EmporiaEmporia City High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
30.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point140Virginia Piedmont  
30.James CityJames City County High Point140Virginia Piedmont  
30.GloucesterGloucester County High Point140Virginia Piedmont  
30.LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont  
30.SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont  
30.YorkYork County High Point130Virginia Piedmont  
30.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont  
30.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont  
30.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont  
30.Virginia BeachCape Henry100Virginia Piedmont  
30.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point100Virginia Piedmont  
30.Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont  
30.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point90Virginia Piedmont  
30.HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont  
30.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point90Virginia Piedmont  
30.MathewsMathews County High Point70Virginia Piedmont  
30.NorthamptonButlers Bluff65Delmarva  
30.AccomackAccomack County High Point60Delmarva  
30.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont  
30.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point30Virginia Piedmont  
30.HamptonHampton City High Point30Virginia Piedmont  
30.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point30Virginia Piedmont  
30.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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