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Kentucky County High Points

Showing Bob Schwab's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (87 out of 120, or 72.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PikePine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains749Unknown
1.McCrearyRyans Creek Mountain2165Southern Cumberland Mountains705Unknown
1.LaurelLaurel County High Point1760Central Cumberland Plateau620Unknown
1.MadisonBear Mountain1660Central Cumberland Plateau240Unknown
1.RockcastleCruse Ridge1640Central Cumberland Plateau160Unknown
1.JacksonCruse Ridge1633Central Cumberland Plateau93Unknown
1.GreenupGreenup County High Point1200Northern Cumberland Plateau100Unknown
1.ShelbyJeptha Knob Benchmark1188Central Cumberland Plateau398Unknown
1.MetcalfeMetcalfe County High Point1180Central Cumberland Plateau220Unknown
1.HartFrenchman Knob1160Central Cumberland Plateau380Unknown
1.MonroeMonroe County High Point1141Central Cumberland Plateau121Unknown
1.BoydBoyd County High Point1140Northern Cumberland Plateau440Unknown
1.ClarkClark County High Point1120Northern Cumberland Plateau220Unknown
1.FayetteFayette County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau40Unknown
1.BarrenLoves Knob1068Central Cumberland Plateau178Unknown
1.HarrisonLeesburg Benchmark1060Northern Cumberland Plateau120Unknown
1.ScottLeesburg Benchmark1060Northern Cumberland Plateau120Unknown
1.BourbonBourbon County High Point1050Northern Cumberland Plateau30Unknown
1.HardinBlueball Hill1020Central Cumberland Plateau240Unknown
1.RobertsonRobertson County High Point1009Northern Cumberland Plateau69Unknown
1.WoodfordWoodford County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau60Unknown
1.GrantGrant County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau40Unknown
1.OwenOwen County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau80Unknown
1.BrackenBracken County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau80Unknown
1.TrimbleFishers Ridge970Central Cumberland Plateau120Unknown
1.ToddPilot Rock966Central Cumberland Plateau306Unknown
1.AllenAllen County High Point960Central Cumberland Plateau85Unknown
1.BooneBoone County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau40Unknown
1.HenryHenry County High Point960Central Cumberland Plateau70Unknown
1.PendletonPendleton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau20Unknown
1.KentonKenton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau40Unknown
1.WarrenPilot Knob950Central Cumberland Plateau330Unknown
1.ChristianPilot Rock-West Slope950Central Cumberland Plateau0Unknown
1.FranklinWarfield BM940Central Cumberland Plateau80Unknown
1.CarrollCarroll County High Point930Northern Cumberland Plateau40Unknown
1.SimpsonPilot Knob928Central Cumberland Plateau238Unknown
1.OldhamOldham County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau40Unknown
1.CampbellCampbell County High Point920Northern Cumberland Plateau130Unknown
1.GallatinGallatin County High Point920Northern Cumberland Plateau200Unknown
1.JeffersonSouth Park Hills902Central Cumberland Plateau362Unknown
1.EdmonsonEdmonson County High Point900Central Cumberland Plateau270Unknown
1.SpencerSpencer County High Point880Central Cumberland Plateau Unknown
1.LoganRainbow Rock Knob WSW868Central Cumberland Plateau188Unknown
1.CarlisleCarlisle County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee130Unknown
1.FultonFulton County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee23Unknown
1.McCrackenMcCracken County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee60Unknown
1.BallardBallard County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee20Unknown
48.HarlanBlack Mountain4139Black Mountain18991994-07-16
49.MeadeBee Knob Hill1000Central Cumberland Plateau2402010-10-09
50.BreckinridgeBreckinridge County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau1202010-10-10
50.HancockHancock County High Point840Central Cumberland Plateau2102010-10-10
50.ButlerButler County High Point820Central Cumberland Plateau 2010-10-10
50.OhioOhio County High Point800Central Cumberland Plateau1002010-10-10
50.MuhlenbergMuhlenberg County High Point760Central Cumberland Plateau1302010-10-10
50.DaviessDaviess County High Point680Central Cumberland Plateau1302010-10-10
50.McLeanBarrett Hill660Central Cumberland Plateau1802010-10-10
57.LarueLarue County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau1402010-11-26
57.NelsonRohan Knob1090Central Cumberland Plateau3802010-11-26
57.GraysonBuzzard Ridge963Central Cumberland Plateau32010-11-26
60.BoyleParksville Knob1364Central Cumberland Plateau1242010-11-27
60.WashingtonWashington County High Point1020Central Cumberland Plateau402010-11-27
60.MercerMercer County High Point1000Central Cumberland Plateau602010-11-27
60.AndersonAnderson County High Point940Central Cumberland Plateau802010-11-27
64.RussellRussell County High Point1140Central Cumberland Plateau1602010-12-29
65.MasonMason County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau1202011-10-08
66.RowanLimestone Knob1435Northern Cumberland Plateau4952011-10-09
66.BathTater Knob1388Northern Cumberland Plateau3282011-10-09
66.NicholasNicholas County High Point1060Northern Cumberland Plateau802011-10-09
69.FlemingSand Mountain1420Northern Cumberland Plateau3942011-10-10
69.LewisLewis County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau3202011-10-10
69.JessamineJessamine County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau602011-10-10
72.CrittendenWilson Hill842Central Cumberland Plateau3422011-11-24
72.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point767Central Cumberland Plateau2072011-11-24
74.CallowayCalloway County High Point640Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee402011-11-25
74.GravesGraves County High Point580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2011-11-25
74.MarshallMarshall County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee82011-11-25
74.HickmanHickman County High Point510Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee202011-11-25
78.TriggBuie Knob813Central Cumberland Plateau2232011-11-26
78.UnionChalybeate Hills673Central Cumberland Plateau1932011-11-26
78.LyonLeitch BM670Central Cumberland Plateau 2011-11-26
81.CaseyGreen River Knob1789Central Cumberland Plateau6892012-03-19
81.PulaskiGreen River Knob-Southeast Slope1680Central Cumberland Plateau02012-03-19
81.LincolnLincoln County High Point1440Central Cumberland Plateau202012-03-19
81.MarionPutnam Knob1260Central Cumberland Plateau3402012-03-19
81.GreenGreen County High Point1040Central Cumberland Plateau1202012-03-19
86.CumberlandCumberland County High Point1120Southern Cumberland Plateau 2012-03-20
86.AdairAdair County High Point1120Central Cumberland Plateau1952012-03-20
 LetcherBlack Mountain-Northeast High Peak3720Black Mountain280 
 BellCumberland Mountain-Chadwell Benchmark3400Cumberland-Stone Mountain0 
 LesliePeters Knob2600Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains600 
 PerryDelphia Benchmark2520Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains440 
 KnottKnott-Letcher-Pike Triple County Point2360Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains240 
 KnoxKnox County High Point2322Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains1062 
 FloydFloyd County High Point2320Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains480 
 ClaySugar Gap Northeast2235Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains555 
 WhitleyPine Mountain-Whitley County High Point2220Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains260 
 WayneMiller Benchmark1788Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 ClintonClinton County High Point1780Southern Cumberland Plateau380 
 OwsleyOwsley County High Point1720Central Cumberland Plateau300 
 MagoffinSignal Knob Lookout1640Northern Cumberland Plateau320 
 BreathittTenmile Benchmark1620Northern Cumberland Plateau380 
 MartinMartin County High Point1606Northern Cumberland Plateau326 
 EstillZion Mountain1511Central Cumberland Plateau591 
 WolfeWolfe County High Point1480Northern Cumberland Plateau320 
 JohnsonStuffley Knob1480Northern Cumberland Plateau480 
 MontgomeryWestbrook Mountain1447Northern Cumberland Plateau247 
 PowellPilot Knob1440Northern Cumberland Plateau500 
 MenifeeMenifee County High Point1428Northern Cumberland Plateau288 
 MorganMorgan County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau252 
 GarrardGarrard County High Point1400Central Cumberland Plateau303 
 LeeLee County High Point1367Central Cumberland Plateau307 
 ElliottElliott County High Point1360Northern Cumberland Plateau240 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1320Northern Cumberland Plateau260 
 CarterCarter County High Point1307Northern Cumberland Plateau107 
 TaylorTaylor County High Point1200Central Cumberland Plateau20 
 BullittDawson Knob980Central Cumberland Plateau500 
 LivingstonLockhart Bluff754Central Cumberland Plateau294 
 HopkinsHopkins County High Point729Central Cumberland Plateau229 
 WebsterSteamport Hill640Central Cumberland Plateau240 
 HendersonWolf Hills588Central Cumberland Plateau158 

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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 Kentucky, 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 Carl Mills and Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by John Hasch via the CoHP.org web site, and manually verified.

 


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