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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.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45032007-10-22
2.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34852009-03-18
3.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25562006-01-03
4.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge2480 
5.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2292 
6.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094 
6.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094 
8.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1738 
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges16002010-07-03
10.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains1087 
11.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains3322010-05-29
12.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains192 
13.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1702007-10-03
14.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
15.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich382009-01-12
16.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
16.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
16.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge0 
19.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges 2010-07-03
19.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains  
19.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains  
19.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains  
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge  
19.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge  
19.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge  
19.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex  
19.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge  
19.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains  
19.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex  
19.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
19.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex  
19.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge  
19.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex  
19.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges  
19.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains  
19.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges  
19.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau  
19.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau  
19.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau  
19.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau  
19.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau  
19.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
19.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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