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Tennessee County High Points

Showing shane ashby's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 95, or 8.42%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25962006-01-03
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2102007-10-03
3.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45232007-10-22
4.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich782009-01-12
5.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains35252009-03-18
6.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains3722010-05-29
7.SullivanHolston High Point4320NE Tennessee Ranges16602010-07-03
7.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3560NE Tennessee Ranges 2010-07-03
 BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1127 
 MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains232 
 PolkBig Frog Mountain4240Georgia Blue Ridge2560 
 JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2332 
 AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2114 
 CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2114 
 MorganBig Fodderstack3360Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 ScottBurge Mountain3280Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 ClaiborneBryson Mountain3220Southern Cumberland Mountains  
 HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1758 
 CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge  
 BledsoeHolloway Ridge2700Walden Ridge  
 HancockNewman Ridge2640Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge  
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2540Clinch Mountain Complex  
 MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2400Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
 SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2400Walden Ridge  
 GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 McMinnStarr Mountain2360Unicoi Mountains  
 UnionSignal Point2320Clinch Mountain Complex  
 HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 KnoxHouse Mountain2100Clinch Mountain Complex  
 CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PutnamPutnam County High Point2080Southern Cumberland Plateau40 
 RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2060Walden Ridge40 
 OvertonHampton Mountain2040Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point2040Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge  
 WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WarrenWarren County High Point2000Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex  
 FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LincolnLincoln County High Point1520Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 ClayPilot Knob1420Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
 LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains  
 MarshallTwitty Knob East1300Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 MooreChestnut Ridge1280Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 GilesFlanigan Hill1180Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MauryFlanigan Hill1180Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 DavidsonDavidson County High Point1170Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 JacksonTick Ridge1140Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1120Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 MaconMacon County High Point1120Central 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 Tower1000Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 PerryPerry County High Point1000Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 DicksonDickson County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau  
 CheathamSullivan Ridge West920Southern 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 Mountain760Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 CarrollMaple Creek Lookout720Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HendersonHenderson County High Point720Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 BentonRound Top700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 McNairyMount Peter700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 MadisonMadison County High Point680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point610Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point530Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point510Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 CrockettCrockett County High Point490Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-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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