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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-M
(Avg)
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
(Avg)
Ascent Date
1.SevierClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains13761963
2.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau1131999-02-07
2.SumnerSumner County High Point331Central Cumberland Plateau531999-02-07
4.HamblenCrockett Ridge595Walker Mountain Complex2261999-02-13
5.RoaneMount Roosevelt621Walden Ridge1791999-02-14
6.ClayPilot Knob430Southern Cumberland Plateau1461999-02-21
6.MaconMacon County High Point338Central Cumberland Plateau491999-02-21
8.DavidsonDavidson County High Point355Southern Cumberland Plateau1311999-03-09
9.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower302Southern Cumberland Plateau241999-03-13
9.PerryPerry County High Point302Southern Cumberland Plateau241999-03-13
9.CheathamSullivan Ridge West277Southern Cumberland Plateau851999-03-13
9.ChesterSand Mountain229Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee791999-03-13
9.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout216Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee611999-03-13
9.HendersonHenderson County High Point216Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee431999-03-13
9.MadisonMadison County High Point204Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee551999-03-13
16.KnoxHouse Mountain637Clinch Mountain Complex3111999-03-20
17.LoudonAlexander Knob400Western Great Smoky Mountains1051999-03-21
18.RobertsonRobertson County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau91999-03-31
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain929Walden Ridge4871999-04-04
20.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit728Southern Cumberland Plateau61999-04-24
20.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower726Southern Cumberland Plateau41999-04-24
20.HamiltonLookout Mountain654Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1161999-04-24
20.FranklinSewanee Benchmark621Southern Cumberland Plateau331999-04-24
24.MonroeHaw Knob1668Unicoi Mountains651999-04-25
24.McMinnStarr Mountain716Unicoi Mountains1461999-04-25
24.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout456Far South Appalachian Ridges1911999-04-25
27.SullivanHolston High Point1311NE Tennessee Ranges4971999-07-04
28.OvertonHampton Mountain619Southern Cumberland Plateau431999-07-05
29.GilesFlanigan Hill357Southern Cumberland Plateau671999-07-10
29.MauryFlanigan Hill357Southern Cumberland Plateau671999-07-10
29.LawrenceLawrence County High Point338Southern Cumberland Plateau181999-07-10
32.MorganBig Fodderstack1021Southern Cumberland Mountains3051999-10-02
33.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest415Southern Cumberland Plateau1501999-10-16
34.PolkBig Frog Mountain1286Georgia Blue Ridge7681999-10-23
35.GreeneGravel Knob1479Bald Mountains1071999-11-27
36.DicksonDickson County High Point296Southern Cumberland Plateau551999-12-04
37.HardinHardin County High Point256Southern Cumberland Plateau92000-01-16
37.DecaturMount Carmel West213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee582000-01-16
39.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak950Walker Mountain Complex5332000-02-12
40.LincolnLincoln County High Point460Southern Cumberland Plateau242000-03-11
40.MarshallTwitty Knob East393Southern Cumberland Plateau392000-03-11
42.UnicoiBig Bald1681Bald Mountains7852000-03-18
42.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain1079NE Tennessee Ranges4792000-03-18
44.MooreChestnut Ridge387Southern Cumberland Plateau242000-04-01
45.BedfordLocust Knob West408Southern Cumberland Plateau352000-05-07
46.BledsoeHolloway Ridge820Walden Ridge792000-05-20
46.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP625Walden Ridge62000-05-20
48.CannonShort Mountain638Southern Cumberland Plateau3072000-05-21
48.DeKalbDekalb County High Point405Southern Cumberland Plateau342000-05-21
50.CockeOld Black1942Eastern Great Smoky Mountains582000-06-04
51.WayneWayne County High Point329Southern Cumberland Plateau412000-06-17
52.AndersonCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains6412000-07-02
52.CampbellCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains6412000-07-02
54.CarterRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains10682000-07-03
55.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP771Clinch Mountain Complex1522000-07-04
56.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point246Southern Cumberland Plateau112000-07-08
56.StewartStewart County High Point232Southern Cumberland Plateau212000-07-08
58.BlountThunderhead Mountain1685Western Great Smoky Mountains3372000-08-05
59.JeffersonEnglish Mountain1106Eastern Great Smoky Mountains7052000-10-07
60.McNairyMount Peter210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee432000-10-14
60.FayetteGordon Hill206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee332000-10-14
62.HaywoodHaywood County High Point154Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee52000-10-15
63.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point383Southern Cumberland Plateau1442000-10-22
64.HenryHenry County High Point198Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee562000-10-28
65.HardemanHickory Benchmark210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee302000-11-04
66.HancockNewman Ridge802Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge2932000-11-24
67.SmithWalnut Knob380Southern Cumberland Plateau1522000-12-09
68.PutnamPutnam County High Point631Southern Cumberland Plateau62000-12-26
69.JacksonTick Ridge344Southern Cumberland Plateau242001-01-06
70.BentonRound Top210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee392001-02-03
70.GibsonGibson County High Point174Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee202001-02-03
72.WeakleyWeakley County High Point184Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee242001-02-04
72.ObionObion County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee572001-02-04
72.CrockettCrockett County High Point148Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee212001-02-04
72.LakeLake County High Point98Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee112001-02-04
76.CoffeeCoffee County High Point619Southern Cumberland Plateau122001-03-03
77.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak1682Beech-Snake-Rich182001-03-18
78.ClaiborneBryson Mountain978Southern Cumberland Mountains4822001-05-05
79.RutherfordRutherford County High Point415Southern Cumberland Plateau462001-05-13
80.ScottBurge Mountain997Southern Cumberland Mountains1222001-06-16
81.LewisLewis County High Point323Southern Cumberland Plateau02001-06-30
82.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark268Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-07-04
82.HoustonHouston County High Point262Southern Cumberland Plateau152001-07-04
84.FentressFentress County High Point570Southern Cumberland Plateau62001-08-11
84.PickettGolman Mountain544Southern Cumberland Plateau2062001-08-11
86.WarrenWarren County High Point607Southern Cumberland Plateau182001-08-18
87.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point728Walden Ridge1402001-08-19
87.MeigsMcMinn Ridge395Far South Appalachian Ridges1242001-08-19
89.Van burenSmartt Mountain653Southern Cumberland Plateau832001-09-01
90.UnionSignal Point704Clinch Mountain Complex1772001-09-08
91.WhiteWhite County High Point612Southern Cumberland Plateau482001-09-15
92.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point160Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee582002-03-23
92.DyerDyer County High Point157Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee582002-03-23
92.TiptonTipton County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee322002-03-23
95.ShelbyShelby County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee52002-03-24

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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.

Acknowledgments

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 CoHP.org web site, and manually verified.

 


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