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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

Showing Steve Brown's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (46 out of 88, or 52.27%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascent Date
1.VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle SectionUnknown
1.VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle SectionUnknown
3.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240Franconia Area1976-07-03
4.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range1976-09-11
5.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2007-06-16
5.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2007-06-16
7.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain2007-07-06
8.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills2007-09-08
8.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2372Southern Taconic Range2007-09-08
10.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area2007-09-10
11.VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area2008-10-05
11.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain2008-10-05
11.VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section2008-10-05
11.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section2008-10-05
15.VA-WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2008-10-10
16.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains2008-10-11
16.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains2008-10-11
16.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains2008-10-11
19.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge2008-10-12
19.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge2008-10-12
21.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2008-10-18
21.VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2008-10-18
21.VA-LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2008-10-18
24.VA-AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2008-11-08
24.VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2008-11-08
26.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section2008-11-09
26.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section2008-11-09
28.VA-NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge2008-11-22
29.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2009-01-03
29.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area2009-01-03
31.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge2009-07-05
31.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge2009-07-05
33.VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges2009-07-09
34.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2010-05-08
34.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area2010-05-08
36.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2010-05-31
37.VA-CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges2010-10-16
38.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge2010-11-28
39.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County Highpoint3960Sandwich Range2011-09-25
40.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains2012-06-06
40.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains2012-06-06
40.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Roan-Unaka Mountains2012-06-06
43.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2012-06-10
43.TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2012-06-10
45.MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin2013-05-23
46.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains2014-09-28
 NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Unicoi Mountains 
 TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains 
 TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich 
 TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains 
 NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge 
 NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge 
 NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region 
 TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains 
 GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest 
 GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4440Georgia Blue Ridge 
 GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge 
 GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4400Georgia Blue Ridge 
 TN-SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges 
 ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges 
 VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains 
 ME-OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range 
 GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge 
 ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges 
 GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge 
 WV-MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges 
 VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3840Northern Taconic 
 VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains 
 PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 
 NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2323Southern Taconic Range 
 PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 
 PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 
 PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau 
 PA-CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau 
 MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin 
 PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges 
 PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges 
 PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain 
 PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain 
 PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain 
 NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
 PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges 
 NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP1600Kittatiny Mountain 
 NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1540Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
 NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1480Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
 CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1290Southern Taconic Range 
 NY-RocklandRockhouse Mountain1283Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
 NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark980Southern 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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