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Tennessee County High Points

Showing Ben Lostracco's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (25 out of 95, or 26.32%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
6.UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains25562007-06-12 e
8.GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains332 
5.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich38 
60.MaconMacon County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau  
60.TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point1100Central Cumberland Plateau  
63.SumnerSumner County High Point1085Central Cumberland Plateau 2015-03-12 b
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau 2015-03-12 a
1.SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains45031996-08-01 a
22.GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP2520Clinch Mountain Complex  
27.UnionSignal Point2300Clinch Mountain Complex  
31.KnoxHouse Mountain2080Clinch Mountain Complex  
2.CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains1702007-06-05 b
11.JeffersonEnglish Mountain3629Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2292 
44.BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout1495Far South Appalachian Ridges  
51.MeigsMcMinn Ridge1296Far South Appalachian Ridges  
28.HamiltonLookout Mountain2146Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2008-09-24
10.PolkBig Frog Mountain4200Georgia Blue Ridge2480 
76.ChesterSand Mountain740Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2015-03-03 b
77.CarrollMaple Creek Lookout700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2015-03-07 c
77.DecaturMount Carmel West700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2015-03-07 a
77.HendersonHenderson County High Point700Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2015-03-03 c
80.HardemanHickory Benchmark688Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2012-03-04 b
81.BentonRound Top680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2015-03-07 d
81.McNairyMount Peter680Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
83.FayetteGordon Hill677Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2012-03-04 a
84.MadisonMadison County High Point660Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2012-03-05
85.HenryHenry County High Point650Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
86.WeakleyWeakley County High Point600Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
87.GibsonGibson County High Point570Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
88.ObionObion County High Point551Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
89.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point520Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
90.DyerDyer County High Point515Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
91.HaywoodHaywood County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2012-03-04 c
92.CrockettCrockett County High Point480Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
93.TiptonTipton County High Point450Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
94.ShelbyShelby County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2012-03-03
95.LakeLake County High Point322Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
9.SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges1600 
14.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain3520NE Tennessee Ranges  
21.HancockNewman Ridge2620Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge  
3.CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains34852001-06-12 b
12.AndersonCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094 
12.CampbellCross Mountain3534Southern Cumberland Mountains2094 
15.MorganBig Fodderstack3340Southern Cumberland Mountains  
16.ScottBurge Mountain3260Southern Cumberland Mountains  
17.ClaiborneBryson Mountain3200Southern Cumberland Mountains  
23.GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower2382Southern Cumberland Plateau  
24.MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit2380Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
29.Van burenSmartt Mountain2142Southern Cumberland Plateau  
30.CannonShort Mountain2092Southern Cumberland Plateau  
32.PutnamPutnam County High Point2060Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
34.FranklinSewanee Benchmark2039Southern Cumberland Plateau  
36.OvertonHampton Mountain2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
36.CoffeeCoffee County High Point2020Southern Cumberland Plateau  
38.WhiteWhite County High Point2009Southern Cumberland Plateau  
39.WarrenWarren County High Point1980Southern Cumberland Plateau  
41.FentressFentress County High Point1870Southern Cumberland Plateau  
42.PickettGolman Mountain1786Southern Cumberland Plateau  
43.LincolnLincoln County High Point1500Southern Cumberland Plateau  
45.ClayPilot Knob1400Southern Cumberland Plateau  
46.WilsonMount Defiance Southwest1363Southern Cumberland Plateau  
47.RutherfordRutherford County High Point1360Southern Cumberland Plateau  
48.BedfordLocust Knob West1340Southern Cumberland Plateau  
49.DeKalbDekalb County High Point1330Southern Cumberland Plateau110 
52.MarshallTwitty Knob East1280Southern Cumberland Plateau  
53.MooreChestnut Ridge1260Southern Cumberland Plateau  
54.WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point1256Southern Cumberland Plateau 2015-03-11 a
55.SmithWalnut Knob1248Southern Cumberland Plateau  
56.DavidsonDavidson County High Point1160Southern Cumberland Plateau 2015-03-11 b
56.GilesFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
56.MauryFlanigan Hill1160Southern Cumberland Plateau  
59.JacksonTick Ridge1120Southern Cumberland Plateau  
60.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1100Southern Cumberland Plateau  
64.WayneWayne County High Point1080Southern Cumberland Plateau  
65.LewisLewis County High Point1060Southern Cumberland Plateau  
66.HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower980Southern Cumberland Plateau 2015-03-08 j
66.PerryPerry County High Point980Southern Cumberland Plateau 2015-03-08 f
68.DicksonDickson County High Point960Southern Cumberland Plateau 2015-03-09 c
70.CheathamSullivan Ridge West900Southern Cumberland Plateau 2015-03-10 b
71.HumphreysDickhum Benchmark880Southern Cumberland Plateau 2015-03-09 a
72.HoustonHouston County High Point860Southern Cumberland Plateau  
73.HardinHardin County High Point840Southern Cumberland Plateau  
74.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point806Southern Cumberland Plateau  
75.StewartStewart County High Point760Southern Cumberland Plateau  
7.MonroeHaw Knob5472Unicoi Mountains192 
26.McMinnStarr Mountain2340Unicoi Mountains  
19.CumberlandHinch Mountain3048Walden Ridge  
20.BledsoeHolloway Ridge2680Walden Ridge  
24.SequatchieSequatchie County High Point2380Walden Ridge  
33.RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP2040Walden Ridge0 
35.RoaneMount Roosevelt2036Walden Ridge  
18.HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak3118Walker Mountain Complex1738 
40.HamblenCrockett Ridge1952Walker Mountain Complex  
4.BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains10872007-06-01 f
50.LoudonAlexander Knob1313Western Great Smoky Mountains  

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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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