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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-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PendletonSpruce Knob4861Spruce Mountain Area27812001-07-26
2.PocahontasThorny Flat4848Shavers Fork Mountain Complex1688 
3.RandolphMount Porte Crayon4770Canaan Valley Area1570 
4.MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges0 
4.PrestonBackbone Mountain-Preston County High Point3400Northern Allegheny Mountains02001-07-28
4.McDowellFlat Top Mountain-Northwest Slope3400Southern Allegheny Mountains0 
4.UpshurUpshur County High Point3160Western Allegheny Mountains0 
4.BarbourLaurel Mountain-Elliot Benchmark3157Laurel Highlands0 
4.LoganBurning Rock-Northwest Ridge2920Southern Allegheny Mountains0 
4.MonongaliaSand Spring Lookout W2560Laurel Highlands02001-07-28
4.MorganCacapon Mountain-Ridge Benchmark2320North Central Appalachian Ridges0 
4.MasonMason County High Point1120Southern Allegheny Plateau0 
13.TuckerWeiss Knob4440Canaan Valley Area  
13.GreenbrierGrassy Knob4360Yew Mountains Area  
13.GrantBell Knob4140Canaan Valley Area  
13.MercerBuckhorn Knob4069Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area  
13.WebsterHamrick Run North4031Yew Mountains Area  
13.SummersKeeney Knob3927Southern Allegheny Mountains  
13.NicholasHanging Rock3840Yew Mountains Area  
13.RaleighIvy Knob3600Southern Allegheny Mountains  
13.WyomingIvy Knob3600Southern Allegheny Mountains  
13.BoonePilot Knob-Southwest Peak3555Southern Allegheny Mountains  
13.FayetteMyles Knob3460Southern Allegheny Mountains  
13.HardyBears Hell3327North Central Appalachian Ridges  
13.MineralBlack Rock3160Northern Allegheny Mountains  
13.HampshireNathaniel Mountain-Southwest Peak3020North Central Appalachian Ridges  
13.KanawhaKayford Mountain2898Southern Allegheny Mountains  
13.MingoHorsepen Mountain2524Southern Allegheny Mountains  
13.BraxtonRose Benchmark2183Western Allegheny Mountains  
13.BerkeleyThird Hill Mountain2172North Central Appalachian Ridges  
13.TaylorTaylor County High Point2080Laurel Highlands 2001-07-28
13.MarionMarion County High Point2002Laurel Highlands 2001-07-28
13.LewisLewis County High Point1960Western Allegheny Mountains  
13.ClayBird Knob1864Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.HarrisonCharity Benchmark Southeast1860Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
13.LincolnLincoln County High Point1686Southern Allegheny Mountains  
13.WetzelWetzel County High Point1680Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.DoddridgeDoddridge County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.MarshallTunnel Hill Northeast1602Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.CalhounMule Knob1584Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.GilmerLungshoal Benchmark1580Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.RoaneRoane County High Point1560Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.WayneWayne County High Point1560Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.TylerTyler County High Point1500Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.RitchieRitchie County High Point1435Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.OhioOhio County High Point1420Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.BrookeIndependence Benchmark1372Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.HancockHancock County High Point1363Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.WoodWood County High Point1328Southern Allegheny Plateau 2006-06-07
13.WirtRuble Knob1320Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.PleasantsPleasants County High Point1270Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.PutnamPutnam County High Point1228Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.JacksonGarnes Knob1225Southern Allegheny Plateau  
13.CabellCabell County High Point1169Southern Allegheny Plateau  

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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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