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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

Showing John Vitz's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (31 out of 88, or 35.23%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
(Opt)
Range (Level 5)Ascent Date
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains1995-05-03
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1995-05-03
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1995-05-03
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains 
5.TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains 
6.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range2002-09-27
7.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains2002-10-10
7.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains2002-10-10
9.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6200Roan-Unaka Mountains 
10.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1995-05-04
10.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1995-05-04
12.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5600Unicoi Mountains2014-09-16
13.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5560Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers 
14.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains 
15.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich 
16.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains 
17.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge2014-09-16
17.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge2014-09-16
19.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5280Franconia Area 
20.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area2002-09-29
21.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region 
22.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains 
23.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1995-05-06
23.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1995-05-06
25.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area 
26.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest 
27.GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4480Georgia Blue Ridge 
28.VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area 
29.GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4440Georgia Blue Ridge 
30.GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge 
31.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2002-10-09
32.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4400Shenandoah Mountain2002-10-07
33.VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2002-10-09
34.TN-SullivanHolston High Point4320NE Tennessee Ranges 
35.ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4260Rangeley-Stratton Ranges 
36.VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains2014-09-06
37.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2002-10-08
37.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2002-10-08
39.ME-OxfordOld Speck4180Mahoosuc Range2002-09-28
40.GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge 
41.ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges 
42.VA-WytheComers Rock4120Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers 
43.GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge 
44.WV-MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges 
45.VA-AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2014-09-15
45.VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2014-09-15
47.VA-NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 
48.VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2002-10-08
48.VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2002-10-08
50.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County Highpoint4000Sandwich Range 
51.VA-CraigWhite Rocks3960South-Central Appalachian Ridges 
52.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains2014-09-12
53.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge 
54.VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3860Northern Taconic2014-09-04
55.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3780South Virginia Blue Ridge 
56.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section 
57.VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3680Shenandoah-Middle Section 
58.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills2002-10-03
59.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section 
60.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section 
61.VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains 
62.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges2002-10-06
63.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2382Southern Taconic Range2002-10-04
64.NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2333Southern Taconic Range 
65.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 
65.PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 
67.PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau 
68.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
69.PA-CarbonLake Mountain2200Pocono Plateau 
70.MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2160South Mountain-Catoctin 
71.PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges 
72.VA-LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1940Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
73.VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
74.MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain1920South Mountain-Catoctin 
75.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain2002-10-04
76.PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges 
77.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
78.PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1700Blue Mountain 
79.PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain 
80.PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain 
81.NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
82.PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges 
83.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP1620Kittatiny Mountain 
84.NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1560Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
85.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1500Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
86.CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1300Southern Taconic Range 
87.NY-RocklandRockhouse Mountain1283Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
88.NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark990Southern Taconic Range 

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List Description

Important: This list shows the highest points of the counties that the Appalachian Trail traverses. Note that many of these summits are not on or near the trail; often the Appalachian Trail does not go over or near the highest point in a county.

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