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Alabama County High Points

Showing Michael Schwartz's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (22 out of 67, or 32.84%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges14451967-09-14
2.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges3242002-02-10
2.ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges802002-02-10
2.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2202002-02-10
2.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1722002-02-10
2.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1612002-02-10
7.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges9642002-02-11
7.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus8542002-02-11
7.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges1002002-02-11
10.MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau5202002-02-12
10.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2002-02-12
10.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau202002-02-12
13.BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus5202004-03-05
13.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus202004-03-05
15.ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus8802004-03-06
15.ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus3402004-03-06
17.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges2442004-03-07
18.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2102007-03-14
18.ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2007-03-14
18.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3402007-03-14
21.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee602007-03-15
22.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2202010-10-08 c
 CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges1217 
 DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus969 
 CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges1048 
 JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau720 
 MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau720 
 EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus248 
 JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus340 
 CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges365 
 FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus248 
 CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus83 
 MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus80 
 LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges220 
 LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
 ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges140 
 TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus240 
 FayetteFord Mountain800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus260 
 AutaugaWater Tanks760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus100 
 BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180 
 BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama300 
 PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama230 
 BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama200 
 RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges194 
 PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus80 
 PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus120 
 ButlerBarganier Lookout590Florida Panhandle-South Alabama100 
 MaconMacon County High Point590Far South Appalachian Ridges40 
 LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama167 
 ChoctawScott Mountain580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee200 
 DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus160 
 HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus220 
 DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama110 
 HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama20 
 WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama237 
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama70 
 SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee241 
 GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180 
 MarengoMarengo County High Point420Florida Panhandle-South Alabama170 
 HoustonHouston County High Point380Florida Panhandle-South Alabama110 
 EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama12 
 MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee160 
 GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama50 
 BaldwinBaldwin County High Point330Florida Panhandle-South Alabama30 

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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 Alabama, 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 1994 by Andy Martin and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points on this list provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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