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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

Showing Bob Packard's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (88 out of 88, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascent Date
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains1985-08 a7
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1985-08 a8
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1985-08 a8
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2001-06-17
5.TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2001-06-17
6.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range1961-07
7.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains2001-06-15
7.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains2001-06-15
9.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Roan-Unaka Mountains2001-06-15
10.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1985-08 a4
10.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1985-08 a4
12.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Unicoi Mountains2002-04-15
13.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains2002-04-22
14.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1998-07 b9
15.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich2002-04-19
16.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2002-04-20
17.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge2002-04-16
17.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge2002-04-16
19.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area1958-06
20.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240Franconia Area1998-06 c3
21.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region2002-04-17
22.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains2002-04-20
23.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1985-08 a9
23.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1985-08 a9
25.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2001-06-14
26.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest2001-06-18
27.VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area2002-04-28
28.GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4440Georgia Blue Ridge2001-06-18
29.GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge2001-06-20
30.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2001-06-14
31.GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4400Georgia Blue Ridge2001-06-20
32.VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2002-04-26
33.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain2002-04-28
34.TN-SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges2002-04-19
35.ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges1964-09 a1
36.VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains1967-05 a1
37.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2002-04-27
37.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2002-04-27
39.ME-OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range1993-06 a2
40.GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge2002-04-13
41.ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges1989-07 a5
42.VA-WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2002-04-24
43.GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge2002-04-14
44.WV-MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges2002-04-25
45.VA-AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2002-04-27
45.VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2002-04-27
47.VA-NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2003-05-22
48.VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2002-04-29
48.VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section2002-04-29
50.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County Highpoint3960Sandwich Range1998-06 c2
51.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains1998-05 d9
51.VA-CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges2002-04-26
53.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge2001-06-11
54.VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3840Northern Taconic1998-05 d8
55.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge2001-06-11
56.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section2003-05-25
57.VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section2003-05-25
58.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills1944-08
59.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section2003-05-25
60.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section2003-05-25
61.VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains1998-06 a2
62.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges2002-05-03
63.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2372Southern Taconic Range1993-05 a9
64.NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2323Southern Taconic Range1999-05-25
65.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain2009-05-13
65.PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain2009-05-13
67.PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau2009-05-18
68.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2008-05-18
69.PA-CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau2009-05-18
70.MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin2002-05-06
71.PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges2009-05-15
72.VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2010-06-16
73.VA-LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2010-06-16
74.MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin2002-05-03
75.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain1993-05 a7
76.PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges2009-05-15
77.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2008-05-18
78.PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain2009-05-18
79.PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain2009-05-15
80.PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain2009-05-19
81.NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands1999-05-27
82.PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges2009-05-14
83.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP1600Kittatiny Mountain2004-06-01
84.NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1540Hudson-Jersey Highlands1999-05-27
85.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1480Hudson-Jersey Highlands2004-06-02
86.CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1290Southern Taconic Range1999-05-24
87.NY-RocklandRockhouse Mountain1283Hudson-Jersey Highlands1999-05-27
88.NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark980Southern Taconic Range1999-05-25

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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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