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Alabama County High Points

Showing Ken Oeser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (41 out of 67, or 61.19%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges14451991-12-03
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges2442000-10-21
2.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges12172000-10-21
2.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges 2000-10-21
5.MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau 2000-10-22
6.JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-03-03
6.MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau 2001-03-03
8.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-02-17
8.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau 2002-02-17
10.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2002-04-06
10.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2002-04-06
12.BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2002-04-07
12.CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2002-04-07
12.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2002-04-07
15.DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2003-03-23
16.LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges 2004-02-29
16.ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges 2004-02-29
16.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges 2004-02-29
19.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2004-03-06
19.ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2004-03-06
19.ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2004-03-06
22.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges 2004-03-07
22.JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2004-03-07
24.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2004-04-03
24.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2004-04-03
24.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2004-04-03
24.MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2004-04-03
28.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2006-12-29
28.DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2006-12-29
28.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2006-12-29
31.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2007-01-02
32.MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2007-04-04
33.ButlerBarganier Lookout590Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2007-04-07
33.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point330Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2007-04-07
35.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2008-03-21
35.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2008-03-21
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2008-03-27
38.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee 2009-04-08
39.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2010-10-08
40.AutaugaWater Tanks760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus 2012-10-15
41.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama 2012-10-17
 CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 FayetteFord Mountain800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
 PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 MaconMacon County High Point590Far South Appalachian Ridges  
 ChoctawScott Mountain580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus  
 MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
 ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
 HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
 WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
 ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
 SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 MarengoMarengo County High Point420Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
 HoustonHouston County High Point380Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
 EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  
 GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama  

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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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