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Tennessee County High Points

Showing shane ashby's first Winter ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 95, or 3.16%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.UnicoiBig Bald1681Bald Mountains7792006-01-03
2.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak1682Beech-Snake-Rich122009-01-12
3.CarterRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains10622009-03-18
 SevierClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains1373 
 CockeOld Black1942Eastern Great Smoky Mountains52 
 BlountThunderhead Mountain1685Western Great Smoky Mountains331 
 MonroeHaw Knob1668Unicoi Mountains59 
 GreeneGravel Knob1479Bald Mountains101 
 SullivanHolston High Point1305NE Tennessee Ranges488 
 PolkBig Frog Mountain1280Georgia Blue Ridge756 
 JeffersonEnglish Mountain1106Eastern Great Smoky Mountains699 
 AndersonCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains638 
 CampbellCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains638 
 WashingtonPinnacle Mountain1073NE Tennessee Ranges472 
 MorganBig Fodderstack1018Southern Cumberland Mountains299 
 ScottBurge Mountain994Southern Cumberland Mountains116 
 ClaiborneBryson Mountain954Southern Cumberland Mountains454 
 HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak950Walker Mountain Complex530 
 CumberlandHinch Mountain929Walden Ridge484 
 BledsoeHolloway Ridge817Walden Ridge73 
 HancockNewman Ridge799Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge287 
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP768Clinch Mountain Complex146 
 GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower726Southern Cumberland Plateau1 
 MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit725Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 SequatchieSequatchie County High Point725Walden Ridge134 
 McMinnStarr Mountain713Unicoi Mountains140 
 UnionSignal Point701Clinch Mountain Complex171 
 HamiltonLookout Mountain654Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus116 
 Van burenSmartt Mountain653Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
 CannonShort Mountain638Southern Cumberland Plateau305 
 KnoxHouse Mountain634Clinch Mountain Complex305 
 PutnamPutnam County High Point628Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP622Walden Ridge0 
 FranklinSewanee Benchmark621Southern Cumberland Plateau30 
 RoaneMount Roosevelt621Walden Ridge176 
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point616Southern Cumberland Plateau6 
 OvertonHampton Mountain616Southern Cumberland Plateau37 
 WhiteWhite County High Point612Southern Cumberland Plateau45 
 WarrenWarren County High Point604Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
 HamblenCrockett Ridge595Walker Mountain Complex223 
 FentressFentress County High Point570Southern Cumberland Plateau3 
 PickettGolman Mountain544Southern Cumberland Plateau203 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point457Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout456Far South Appalachian Ridges187 
 ClayPilot Knob427Southern Cumberland Plateau140 
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest415Southern Cumberland Plateau147 
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point415Southern Cumberland Plateau43 
 BedfordLocust Knob West408Southern Cumberland Plateau35 
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point405Southern Cumberland Plateau34 
 LoudonAlexander Knob400Western Great Smoky Mountains101 
 MeigsMcMinn Ridge395Far South Appalachian Ridges121 
 MarshallTwitty Knob East390Southern Cumberland Plateau36 
 MooreChestnut Ridge384Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point383Southern Cumberland Plateau142 
 SmithWalnut Knob380Southern Cumberland Plateau149 
 DavidsonDavidson County High Point354Southern Cumberland Plateau128 
 GilesFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau61 
 MauryFlanigan Hill354Southern Cumberland Plateau61 
 JacksonTick Ridge341Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 MaconMacon County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau43 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point335Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
 TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau110 
 SumnerSumner County High Point331Central Cumberland Plateau50 
 WayneWayne County High Point329Southern Cumberland Plateau41 
 LewisLewis County High Point323Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 PerryPerry County High Point299Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower299Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 DicksonDickson County High Point293Southern Cumberland Plateau49 
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau6 
 CheathamSullivan Ridge West274Southern Cumberland Plateau79 
 HumphreysDickhum Benchmark Area268Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 HoustonHouston County High Point262Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
 HardinHardin County High Point256Southern Cumberland Plateau6 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point246Southern Cumberland Plateau8 
 StewartStewart County High Point232Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 ChesterSand Mountain226Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee73 
 HendersonHenderson County High Point213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee37 
 DecaturMount Carmel West213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
 CarrollMaple Creek Lookout213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
 HardemanHickory Benchmark210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee27 
 BentonRound Top207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee36 
 McNairyMount Peter207Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee37 
 FayetteGordon Hill206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee30 
 MadisonMadison County High Point201Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee49 
 HenryHenry County High Point198Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point183Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee21 
 GibsonGibson County High Point174Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18 
 ObionObion County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point158Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
 DyerDyer County High Point157Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee56 
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point152Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee3 
 CrockettCrockett County High Point146Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee18 
 TiptonTipton County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee30 
 ShelbyShelby County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee3 
 LakeLake County High Point98Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee11 

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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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