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West Virginia County High Points

Showing Roxanne Everett's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (6 out of 55, or 10.91%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.PendletonSpruce Knob1482Spruce Mountain Area8482001-07-26
2.PrestonBackbone Mountain-Preston County High Point1036Northern Allegheny Mountains02001-07-28
2.MonongaliaSand Spring Lookout W780Laurel Highlands02001-07-28
2.TaylorTaylor County High Point634Laurel Highlands 2001-07-28
2.MarionMarion County High Point610Laurel Highlands 2001-07-28
6.WoodWood County High Point405Southern Allegheny Plateau 2006-06-07
 PocahontasThorny Flat1478Shavers Fork Mountain Complex515 
 RandolphMount Porte Crayon1454Canaan Valley Area479 
 TuckerWeiss Knob1353Canaan Valley Area  
 GreenbrierGrassy Knob1329Yew Mountains Area  
 GrantBell Knob1262Canaan Valley Area  
 MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point1241South-Central Appalachian Ridges0 
 MercerBuckhorn Knob1240Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area  
 WebsterHamrick Run North1229Yew Mountains Area  
 SummersKeeney Knob1197Southern Allegheny Mountains  
 NicholasHanging Rock1170Yew Mountains Area  
 RaleighIvy Knob1097Southern Allegheny Mountains  
 WyomingIvy Knob1097Southern Allegheny Mountains  
 BoonePilot Knob-Southwest Peak1084Southern Allegheny Mountains  
 FayetteMyles Knob1055Southern Allegheny Mountains  
 McDowellFlat Top Mountain-Northwest Slope1036Southern Allegheny Mountains0 
 HardyBears Hell1014North Central Appalachian Ridges  
 MineralBlack Rock963Northern Allegheny Mountains  
 UpshurUpshur County High Point963Western Allegheny Mountains0 
 BarbourLaurel Mountain-Elliot Benchmark962Laurel Highlands0 
 HampshireNathaniel Mountain-Southwest Peak920North Central Appalachian Ridges  
 LoganBurning Rock-Northwest Ridge890Southern Allegheny Mountains0 
 KanawhaKayford Mountain883Southern Allegheny Mountains  
 MingoHorsepen Mountain769Southern Allegheny Mountains  
 MorganCacapon Mountain-Ridge Benchmark707North Central Appalachian Ridges0 
 BraxtonRose Benchmark665Western Allegheny Mountains  
 BerkeleyThird Hill Mountain662North Central Appalachian Ridges  
 LewisLewis County High Point597Western Allegheny Mountains  
 ClayBird Knob568Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 HarrisonCharity Benchmark Southeast567Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South522Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
 LincolnLincoln County High Point514Southern Allegheny Mountains  
 WetzelWetzel County High Point512Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 DoddridgeDoddridge County High Point506Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 MarshallTunnel Hill Northeast488Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 CalhounMule Knob483Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 GilmerLungshoal Benchmark482Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 RoaneRoane County High Point475Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 WayneWayne County High Point475Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 TylerTyler County High Point457Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 RitchieRitchie County High Point437Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 OhioOhio County High Point433Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 BrookeIndependence Benchmark418Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 HancockHancock County High Point415Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 WirtRuble Knob402Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 PleasantsPleasants County High Point387Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 PutnamPutnam County High Point374Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 JacksonGarnes Knob373Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 CabellCabell County High Point356Southern Allegheny Plateau  
 MasonMason County High Point341Southern Allegheny Plateau0 

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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 West 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 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Michael Schwartz.
  • Latitude-longitude values for peaks researched manually by myself and may not show all various subareas.


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