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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Ken Oeser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (95 out of 95, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45131963
2.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-07
2.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-07
4.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex 1999-02-13
5.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge 1999-02-14
6.ClayPilot Knob1410Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-21
6.MaconMacon County High Point1110Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-02-21
8.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1165Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-09
9.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower990Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-13
9.PerryPerry County High Point990Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-13
9.CheathamSullivan Ridge West910Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-13
9.ChesterSand Mountain750Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
9.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout710Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
9.HendersonHenderson County High Point710Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
9.MadisonMadison County High Point670Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 1999-03-13
16.KnoxHouse Mountain2090Clinch Mountain Complex 1999-03-20
17.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains 1999-03-21
18.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau 1999-03-31
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge 1999-04-04
20.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2390Southern Cumberland Plateau201999-04-24
20.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-04-24
20.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 1999-04-24
20.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-04-24
24.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains2121999-04-25
24.McMinnStarr Mountain2350Unicoi Mountains 1999-04-25
24.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges 1999-04-25
27.SullivanHolston High Point4300NE Tennessee Ranges16301999-07-04
28.OvertonHampton Mountain2030Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-05
29.GilesFlanigan Hill1170Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-10
29.MauryFlanigan Hill1170Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-10
29.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1110Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-07-10
32.MorganBig Fodderstack3350Southern Cumberland Mountains 1999-10-02
33.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-10-16
34.PolkBig Frog Mountain4220Georgia Blue Ridge25201999-10-23
35.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains3521999-11-27
36.DicksonDickson County High Point970Southern Cumberland Plateau 1999-12-04
37.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-01-16
37.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-01-16
39.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex17482000-02-12
40.LincolnLincoln County High Point1510Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-03-11
40.MarshallTwitty Knob East1290Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-03-11
42.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25762000-03-18
42.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3540NE Tennessee Ranges 2000-03-18
44.MooreChestnut Ridge1270Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-04-01
45.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-05-07
46.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2690Walden Ridge 2000-05-20
46.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2050Walden Ridge202000-05-20
48.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-05-21
48.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau1102000-05-21
50.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1902000-06-04
51.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-06-17
52.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains21042000-07-02
52.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains21042000-07-02
54.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains35052000-07-03
55.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2530Clinch Mountain Complex 2000-07-04
56.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-07-08
56.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-07-08
58.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains11072000-08-05
59.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains23122000-10-07
60.McNairyMount Peter690Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-14
60.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-14
62.HaywoodHaywood County High Point505Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-15
63.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-10-22
64.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-10-28
65.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2000-11-04
66.HancockNewman Ridge2630Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge 2000-11-24
67.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-12-09
68.PutnamPutnam County High Point2070Southern Cumberland Plateau202000-12-26
69.JacksonTick Ridge1130Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-01-06
70.BentonRound Top690Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-03
70.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-03
72.WeakleyWeakley County High Point605Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
72.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
72.CrockettCrockett County High Point485Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
72.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2001-02-04
76.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2030Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-03-03
77.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich582001-03-18
78.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3210Southern Cumberland Mountains 2001-05-05
79.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-05-13
80.ScottBurge Mountain3270Southern Cumberland Mountains 2001-06-16
81.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-06-30
82.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-07-04
82.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-07-04
84.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-08-11
84.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-08-11
86.WarrenWarren County High Point1990Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-08-18
87.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2390Walden Ridge 2001-08-19
87.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges 2001-08-19
89.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-09-01
90.UnionSignal Point2310Clinch Mountain Complex 2001-09-08
91.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-09-15
92.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point525Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-23
92.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-23
92.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-23
95.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2002-03-24

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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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