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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 Mountains45231986-08-25 b
2.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains35251995-10-22 d
3.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2101996-08-05 b
4.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains2321996-10-24 b
5.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains11271996-10-25 b
6.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich781996-12-26 a
7.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25961997-03-13
8.SullivanHolston High Point4320NE Tennessee Ranges16601997-05-18
9.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2400Southern Cumberland Plateau401997-07-06
9.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau221997-07-06
9.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus3811997-07-06
12.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3560NE Tennessee Ranges15901997-11-28
13.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains3721998-07-16 b
14.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau1191999-07-17
14.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges6351999-07-17
16.PolkBig Frog Mountain4240Georgia Blue Ridge25601999-07-18
17.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains21142000-05-28
17.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains21142000-05-28
17.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge16082000-05-28
17.KnoxHouse Mountain2100Clinch Mountain Complex10402000-05-28
17.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge5962000-05-28
17.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex7522000-05-28
23.PutnamPutnam County High Point2080Southern Cumberland Plateau402000-06-25
24.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains23322000-11-25
25.LincolnLincoln County High Point1520Southern Cumberland Plateau1002001-03-03
26.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex17582002-11-03
27.MorganBig Fodderstack3360Southern Cumberland Mountains10202004-09-25
27.ScottBurge Mountain3280Southern Cumberland Mountains4202004-09-25
29.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2700Walden Ridge2802004-09-26
29.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2060Walden Ridge402004-09-26
31.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3129Southern Cumberland Mountains15092005-10-22
32.DicksonDickson County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau2002010-09-02
32.CheathamSullivan Ridge West920Southern Cumberland Plateau3002010-09-02
34.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau402010-10-07
35.McMinnStarr Mountain2360Unicoi Mountains5002013-05-14
36.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower1000Southern Cumberland Plateau1002015-07-13 a
37.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout720Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2202015-07-13 b
38.MadisonMadison County High Point680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2002015-07-13 c
 HancockNewman Ridge2640Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge980 
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2540Clinch Mountain Complex520 
 SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2400Walden Ridge480 
 UnionSignal Point2320Clinch Mountain Complex600 
 Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau282 
 CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau1012 
 OvertonHampton Mountain2040Southern Cumberland Plateau160 
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point2040Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
 WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau169 
 WarrenWarren County High Point2000Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
 FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau30 
 PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau686 
 ClayPilot Knob1420Southern Cumberland Plateau500 
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau503 
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau160 
 BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau115 
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
 LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains353 
 MarshallTwitty Knob East1300Southern Cumberland Plateau138 
 MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges416 
 MooreChestnut Ridge1280Southern Cumberland Plateau100 
 WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau476 
 SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau508 
 GilesFlanigan Hill1180Southern Cumberland Plateau240 
 MauryFlanigan Hill1180Southern Cumberland Plateau240 
 DavidsonDavidson County High Point1170Southern Cumberland Plateau440 
 JacksonTick Ridge1140Southern Cumberland Plateau100 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1120Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
 MaconMacon County High Point1120Central Cumberland Plateau180 
 TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau380 
 SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau185 
 WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau135 
 LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 PerryPerry County High Point1000Southern Cumberland Plateau100 
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau40 
 HumphreysDickhum Benchmark Area880Southern Cumberland Plateau20 
 HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau60 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau46 
 StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
 ChesterSand Mountain760Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee280 
 HendersonHenderson County High Point720Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee160 
 DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee200 
 BentonRound Top700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee137 
 McNairyMount Peter700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee160 
 HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee108 
 FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee117 
 HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee190 
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point610Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee90 
 GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee70 
 ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee191 
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point530Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee200 
 DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee195 
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point510Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee20 
 CrockettCrockett County High Point490Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee80 
 TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee110 
 ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee20 
 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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