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Virginia County/Ind. City High Points

Showing Chip Clark's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (60 out of 133, or 45.11%)

RankCounty/Ind. CityPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
6.HighlandLittle Ridge4546Allegheny Mountain Ridge396 
7.BathPaddy Knob4477Allegheny Mountain Ridge1277 
27.LeeLittle Black Mountain-Lee County High Point3760Black Mountain  
16.AlleghanyBig Knob4072Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges952 
53.CovingtonCovington City High Point1680Central Virginia Appalachian Ridges280 
5.RussellBeartown Mountain4689Clinch Mountain Complex1528 
14.WiseHigh Knob4223Cumberland-Stone Mountain2043 
23.NortonNorton City High Point3960Cumberland-Stone Mountain  
26.ScottCamp Rock-South Slope3900Cumberland-Stone Mountain0 
127.NorthamptonButlers Bluff65Delmarva332003-05-23
128.AccomackAccomack County High Point60Delmarva282003-05-23
69.DanvilleDanville City High Point700Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
4.TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2130 
9.BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area609 
1.GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24491992-01-19
1.SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers24491992-01-19
3.WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers10402006-07-30
15.WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers5602006-07-30
51.HarrisonburgHarrisonburg City High Point1767Masanutten Mountain167 
38.ShenandoahMill Mountain3293North Central Appalachian Ridges1493 
41.FrederickPinnacle2844North Central Appalachian Ridges804 
65.WinchesterWinchester City High Point940North Central Appalachian Ridges 2006-01-28
8.AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area2423 
46.StauntonBetsey Bell1940North Mountain Area4202005-09-02
61.LexingtonLexington City High Point1180North Mountain Area20 
30.BuchananBig A Mountain3706Northern Cumberland Mountains1426 
43.FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge12652006-01-28
47.ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02009-08-09
48.LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge8802009-08-09
59.Prince WilliamBull Run Mountains-Jackson Lookout Tower1279Northern Virginia Blue Ridge02003-05-08
78.FairfaxGantt Hill520Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2003-03-07
82.Fairfax cityFairfax City High Point480Northern Virginia Blue Ridge402003-03-07
84.StaffordStafford County High Point467Northern Virginia Blue Ridge97 
85.ArlingtonMinor Hill464Northern Virginia Blue Ridge842003-03-07
86.Falls ChurchFalls Church City High Point430Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2003-03-07
93.ManassasManassas City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge302003-05-08
93.Manassas ParkManassas Park City High Point320Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 2003-05-08
96.AlexandriaAlexandria City High Point280Northern Virginia Blue Ridge302003-03-07
12.BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2825 
12.BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2825 
57.CampbellLong Mountain1428Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area568 
58.LynchburgCandler Mountain-North Summit1320Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area60 
39.DickensonPine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains749 
11.RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain640 
20.MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section21482003-09-05
20.PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section21482003-09-05
29.RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section6502003-09-06
32.GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section02004-08-07
64.CulpeperMitchells Mountain-North Slope1080Shenandoah-Middle Section0 
36.WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section11542009-08-09
37.AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section11092004-08-07
60.OrangeCowherd Mountain1197Shenandoah-South Section497 
16.AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2272 
16.RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2272 
19.NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge783 
49.WaynesboroWaynesboro City High Point1880South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
55.Buena VistaBuena Vista City High Point1480South Central Virginia Blue Ridge  
70.CharlottesvilleLewis Mountain-East Slope640South Central Virginia Blue Ridge0 
22.FloydBuffalo Mountain3971South Virginia Blue Ridge1371 
25.RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge1448 
27.MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge447 
33.CarrollFisher Peak3580South Virginia Blue Ridge900 
34.PatrickRocky Knob3572South Virginia Blue Ridge412 
35.FranklinCahas Mountain3571South Virginia Blue Ridge11712003-08-07
40.GalaxGalax City High Point2900South Virginia Blue Ridge  
42.RadfordIngles Mountain2353South Virginia Blue Ridge3132006-07-30
45.PittsylvaniaSmith Mountain2038South Virginia Blue Ridge1098 
52.Roanoke cityMill Mountain1740South Virginia Blue Ridge4602005-09-03
56.SalemSalem City High Point1460South Virginia Blue Ridge 2006-07-29
10.GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2041 
24.CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges120 
50.HenryTurkeycock Mountain1850Virginia Piedmont730 
54.BuckinghamSpears Mountain1604Virginia Piedmont844 
62.AppomattoxKyles Mountain1161Virginia Piedmont401 
63.MartinsvilleMartinsville City High Point1160Virginia Piedmont  
66.CharlotteCharlotte County High Point793Virginia Piedmont83 
67.Prince EdwardLyle Mountain780Virginia Piedmont140 
68.HalifaxHalifax County High Point750Virginia Piedmont30 
71.LunenburgLunenburg County High Point630Virginia Piedmont20 
72.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point606Virginia Piedmont76 
73.NottowayNottoway County High Point600Virginia Piedmont 2004-02-28
74.LouisaLouisa County High Point570Virginia Piedmont502003-09-17
75.FluvannaFluvanna County High Point550Virginia Piedmont652003-09-17
76.SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County High Point540Virginia Piedmont  
77.AmeliaAmelia County High Point522Virginia Piedmont322004-02-28
78.CumberlandCumberland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont100 
78.GoochlandGoochland County High Point520Virginia Piedmont602003-09-17
81.PowhatanPowhatan County High Point490Virginia Piedmont1602004-11-17
83.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point471Virginia Piedmont37 
87.DinwiddieDinwiddie County High Point410Virginia Piedmont102004-02-28
88.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point403Virginia Piedmont832004-11-17
89.HanoverHanover County High Point390Virginia Piedmont102003-05-19
90.Richmond cityRichmond City High Point370Virginia Piedmont20 
91.CarolineCaroline County High Point350Virginia Piedmont102003-05-19
92.HenricoHenrico County High Point340Virginia Piedmont70 
93.GreensvilleGreensville County High Point320Virginia Piedmont  
97.SussexSussex County High Point270Virginia Piedmont102003-08-24
98.FredericksburgFredericksburg City High Point251Virginia Piedmont 2009-08-09
99.King GeorgeKing George County High Point220Virginia Piedmont702004-02-28
100.King WilliamKing William County High Point210Virginia Piedmont102003-08-07
100.King and QueenKing and Queen County High Point210Virginia Piedmont402003-08-07
102.EssexEssex County High Point200Virginia Piedmont10 
103.WestmorelandWestmoreland County High Point190Virginia Piedmont40 
104.PetersburgPetersburg City High Point185Virginia Piedmont15 
105.RichmondRichmond County High Point180Virginia Piedmont10 
105.New KentNew Kent County High Point180Virginia Piedmont102003-05-19
107.Prince GeorgePrince George County High Point170Virginia Piedmont10 
108.NorthumberlandNorthumberland County High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
108.Charles CityCharles City County High Point150Virginia Piedmont  
108.EmporiaEmporia City High Point150Virginia Piedmont 2003-08-24
111.SouthamptonSouthampton County High Point140Virginia Piedmont202004-11-17
111.GloucesterGloucester County High Point140Virginia Piedmont402004-03-09
111.James CityJames City County High Point140Virginia Piedmont402003-05-19
114.LancasterLancaster County High Point130Virginia Piedmont20 
114.SurrySurry County High Point130Virginia Piedmont10 
114.YorkYork County High Point130Virginia Piedmont302004-03-12
117.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg City High Point120Virginia Piedmont  
117.MiddlesexMiddlesex County High Point120Virginia Piedmont  
119.Colonial HeightsColonial Heights City High Point108Virginia Piedmont8 
120.SuffolkSuffolk City High Point102Virginia Piedmont252005-11-01
121.Virginia BeachCape Henry100Virginia Piedmont 2003-05-21
122.Isle of WightIsle of Wight County High Point97Virginia Piedmont152004-11-15
123.Newport NewsNewport News City High Point90Virginia Piedmont102003-05-22
123.HopewellHopewell City High Point90Virginia Piedmont  
123.Franklin cityFranklin City High Point90Virginia Piedmont13 
126.MathewsMathews County High Point70Virginia Piedmont332004-03-09
129.NorfolkNorfolk City High Point48Virginia Piedmont362003-05-21
130.PortsmouthPortsmouth City High Point30Virginia Piedmont232003-05-22
130.HamptonHampton City High Point30Virginia Piedmont32003-05-22
130.ChesapeakeChesapeake City High Point30Virginia Piedmont182004-11-17
133.PoquosonPoquoson City High Point10Virginia Piedmont32004-03-17
31.PulaskiWalker Mountain-Pulaski County High Point3699Walker Mountain Complex199 
44.BristolBristol City High Point2160Walker Mountain Complex  

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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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