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Alabama County High Points

Showing Denis Dean's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (25 out of 67, or 37.31%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges14452003-07-06
2.GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama502004-06-29
3.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee602006-01-01
3.MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee1602006-01-01
5.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges2442006-12-23
5.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges9642006-12-23
7.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2302007-01-03
7.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2202007-01-03
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1722007-01-03
7.DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1102007-01-03
7.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama702007-01-03
12.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau202010-10-08
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges3242012-01-01
13.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3002012-01-01
15.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges12172013-01-27
15.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges10482013-01-27
15.LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges2202013-01-27
18.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2202014-03-08
18.PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus802014-03-08
18.DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1602014-03-08
18.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2202014-03-08
18.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2372014-03-08
23.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges1002014-03-09
23.ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges1402014-03-09
23.ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges802014-03-09
 DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus969 
 JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau720 
 MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau720 
 Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus854 
 ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus880 
 EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus248 
 BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus520 
 JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus340 
 MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau520 
 MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges365 
 FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus248 
 CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus20 
 WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus83 
 MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus80 
 LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
 ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus340 
 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 
 BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama200 
 RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges194 
 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 
 MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama210 
 ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
 HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama20 
 ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama340 
 CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama161 
 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 
 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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