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Alabama County High Points

Showing Fred Lobdell's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (24 out of 67, or 35.82%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges14451990-08-04 b
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges2442000-10-21
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges12172000-10-21
4.DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus9692000-05-26
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges10482000-10-22
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges9642000-10-21
7.JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau7202001-03-03
7.MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau7202001-03-03
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus854 
10.ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus880 
11.EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus248 
12.BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus520 
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges3242000-04-08
14.JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus340 
15.MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau5202000-10-22
16.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus4602007-06-30
17.CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges365 
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges1002000-10-20
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus248 
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus160 
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus20 
22.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus83 
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus140 
24.ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus80 
25.LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges2202000-10-20
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
27.ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges140 
27.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau202010-10-07
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus340 
30.WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus240 
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus60 
32.FayetteFord Mountain800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus260 
33.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus220 
34.BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180 
34.AutaugaWater Tanks760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus100 
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges80 
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3002000-10-20
38.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama230 
39.BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama200 
40.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama220 
41.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges1942000-10-20
42.PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus120 
42.PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus80 
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama172 
45.MaconMacon County High Point592Far South Appalachian Ridges43 
46.ButlerBarganier Lookout590Florida Panhandle-South Alabama100 
47.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama167 
48.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus220 
48.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama210 
48.ChoctawScott Mountain580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee200 
48.DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus160 
52.ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama0 
53.DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1102000-10-20
53.HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama20 
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2372013-05-15 a
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama340 
57.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama702000-10-20
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama161 
59.SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee241 
60.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180 
61.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee602013-05-15 b
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point420Florida Panhandle-South Alabama170 
63.HoustonHouston County High Point380Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1101999-11-13
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama12 
65.MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee1602001-01-13
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama501999-11-12
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point330Florida Panhandle-South Alabama302001-01-14

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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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