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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Fred Lobdell's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (38 out of 95, or 40%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45031986-08-25 b
2.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34851995-10-22 d
3.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1701996-08-05 b
4.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains1921996-10-24 b
5.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains10871996-10-25 b
6.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich381996-12-26 a
7.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25561997-03-13
8.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16001997-05-18
9.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau21997-07-06
9.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau01997-07-06
9.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus3811997-07-06
12.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges15501997-11-28
13.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains3321998-07-16 b
14.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau991999-07-17
14.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges6151999-07-17
16.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge24801999-07-18
17.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942000-05-28
17.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains20942000-05-28
17.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge15882000-05-28
17.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex10002000-05-28
17.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge5762000-05-28
17.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex7322000-05-28
23.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau02000-06-25
24.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains22922000-11-25
25.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau602001-03-03
26.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex17382002-11-03
27.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains9802004-09-25
27.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains3802004-09-25
29.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge2402004-09-26
29.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge02004-09-26
31.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains15602005-10-22
32.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau1602010-09-02
32.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau2602010-09-02
34.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau202010-10-07
35.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains4602013-05-14
36.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau602015-07-13 a
37.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee1802015-07-13 b
38.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee1602015-07-13 c
 HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge940 
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex480 
 SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge440 
 UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex560 
 Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau262 
 CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau1002 
 OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau120 
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau20 
 WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau149 
 WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
 FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau10 
 PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau666 
 ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau460 
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau483 
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau140 
 BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau115 
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
 LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains333 
 MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges396 
 MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau118 
 MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
 WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau466 
 SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau488 
 DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau420 
 GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau200 
 MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau200 
 JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
 MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau140 
 TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau360 
 SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau165 
 WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau135 
 LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau20 
 HumphreysDickhum Benchmark Area880Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau26 
 StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
 ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee240 
 DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
 HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee120 
 HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee88 
 BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee117 
 McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee120 
 FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee97 
 HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee70 
 GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee60 
 ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee181 
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee180 
 DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee185 
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee10 
 CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee60 
 TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee100 
 ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee10 
 LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee37 

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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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