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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 
5.McDowellFlat Top Mountain-Northwest Slope3400Southern Allegheny Mountains0 
5.PrestonBackbone Mountain-Preston County High Point3400Northern Allegheny Mountains02001-07-28
7.UpshurUpshur County High Point3160Western Allegheny Mountains0 
8.BarbourLaurel Mountain-Elliot Benchmark3157Laurel Highlands0 
9.LoganBurning Rock-Northwest Ridge2920Southern Allegheny Mountains0 
10.MonongaliaSand Spring Lookout W2560Laurel Highlands02001-07-28
11.MorganCacapon Mountain-Ridge Benchmark2320North Central Appalachian Ridges0 
12.MasonMason County High Point1120Southern Allegheny Plateau0 
13.TuckerWeiss Knob4440Canaan Valley Area  
14.GreenbrierGrassy Knob4360Yew Mountains Area  
15.GrantBell Knob4140Canaan Valley Area  
16.MercerBuckhorn Knob4069Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area  
17.WebsterHamrick Run North4031Yew Mountains Area  
18.SummersKeeney Knob3927Southern Allegheny Mountains  
19.NicholasHanging Rock3840Yew Mountains Area  
20.RaleighIvy Knob3600Southern Allegheny Mountains  
20.WyomingIvy Knob3600Southern Allegheny Mountains  
22.BoonePilot Knob-Southwest Peak3555Southern Allegheny Mountains  
23.FayetteMyles Knob3460Southern Allegheny Mountains  
24.HardyBears Hell3327North Central Appalachian Ridges  
25.MineralBlack Rock3160Northern Allegheny Mountains  
26.HampshireNathaniel Mountain-Southwest Peak3020North Central Appalachian Ridges  
27.KanawhaKayford Mountain2898Southern Allegheny Mountains  
28.MingoHorsepen Mountain2524Southern Allegheny Mountains  
29.BraxtonRose Benchmark2183Western Allegheny Mountains  
30.BerkeleyThird Hill Mountain2172North Central Appalachian Ridges  
31.TaylorTaylor County High Point2080Laurel Highlands 2001-07-28
32.MarionMarion County High Point2002Laurel Highlands 2001-07-28
33.LewisLewis County High Point1960Western Allegheny Mountains  
34.ClayBird Knob1864Southern Allegheny Plateau  
35.HarrisonCharity Benchmark Southeast1860Southern Allegheny Plateau  
36.JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge  
37.LincolnLincoln County High Point1686Southern Allegheny Mountains  
38.WetzelWetzel County High Point1680Southern Allegheny Plateau  
39.DoddridgeDoddridge County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau  
40.MarshallTunnel Hill Northeast1602Southern Allegheny Plateau  
41.CalhounMule Knob1584Southern Allegheny Plateau  
42.GilmerLungshoal Benchmark1580Southern Allegheny Plateau  
43.RoaneRoane County High Point1560Southern Allegheny Plateau  
43.WayneWayne County High Point1560Southern Allegheny Plateau  
45.TylerTyler County High Point1500Southern Allegheny Plateau  
46.RitchieRitchie County High Point1435Southern Allegheny Plateau  
47.OhioOhio County High Point1420Southern Allegheny Plateau  
48.BrookeIndependence Benchmark1372Southern Allegheny Plateau  
49.HancockHancock County High Point1363Southern Allegheny Plateau  
50.WoodWood County High Point1328Southern Allegheny Plateau 2006-06-07
51.WirtRuble Knob1320Southern Allegheny Plateau  
52.PleasantsPleasants County High Point1270Southern Allegheny Plateau  
53.PutnamPutnam County High Point1228Southern Allegheny Plateau  
54.JacksonGarnes Knob1225Southern Allegheny Plateau  
55.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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