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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Bob Packard's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (43 out of 95, or 45.26%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45031985-08 a8
2.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34852001-06-15
3.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1702001-06-17
4.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge24802002-04-14
5.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains1922002-04-15
6.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich382002-04-19
6.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16002002-04-19
6.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges 2002-04-19
9.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25562002-04-20
9.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains3322002-04-20
11.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains10872002-04-22
12.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942002-04-23
12.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942002-04-23
12.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge 2002-04-23
12.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex 2002-04-23
16.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains22922002-04-24
17.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-06
17.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-06
17.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-06
17.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-06
21.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-07
21.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-07
21.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-07
21.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-07
21.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-07
21.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-07
21.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2003-05-07
28.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge 2003-05-10
28.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau 2003-05-10
28.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau02003-05-10
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2003-05-10
28.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 2003-05-10
33.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains 2003-05-11
33.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains 2003-05-11
33.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 2003-05-11
36.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 2003-05-12
36.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex 2003-05-12
36.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex 2003-05-12
39.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains 2003-05-13
39.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex17382003-05-13
41.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 2003-05-19
42.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge 2008-04-30
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau 2008-05-01
 McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains  
 Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge0 
 FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
 MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau  
 TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau  
 SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau  
 WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau  
 CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  

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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 Tennessee, 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 1995 by Carl Mills, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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