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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

Showing Doug Melton's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (18 out of 88, or 20.45%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5)Ascent Date
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains2009-11-02
1.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2009-11-02
1.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2009-11-02
4.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains2009-11-03
4.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains2009-11-03
4.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge2009-11-03
4.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge2009-11-03
8.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain2010-03-20
9.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2382Southern Taconic Range2010-07-22
10.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills2010-07-23
11.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range2010-07-27
12.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area2010-07-28
13.PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges2012-03-10
14.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges2015-07-14
14.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain2015-07-14
14.PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain2015-07-14
17.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP1620Kittatiny Mountain2015-12-09
18.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1500Hudson-Jersey Highlands2015-12-10
 NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains 
 TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains 
 NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains 
 TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains 
 NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6200Roan-Unaka Mountains 
 NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5600Unicoi Mountains 
 VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5560Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers 
 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 
 NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5280Franconia Area 
 NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region 
 TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains 
 VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area 
 GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest 
 GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4480Georgia Blue Ridge 
 VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area 
 GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4440Georgia Blue Ridge 
 GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge 
 VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area 
 VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4400Shenandoah Mountain 
 VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges 
 TN-SullivanHolston High Point4320NE Tennessee Ranges 
 ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4260Rangeley-Stratton Ranges 
 VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains 
 VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area 
 VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area 
 ME-OxfordOld Speck4180Mahoosuc Range 
 GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge 
 ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges 
 VA-WytheComers Rock4120Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers 
 GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge 
 WV-MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges 
 VA-AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 
 VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 
 VA-NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 
 VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section 
 VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section 
 NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County High Point4000Sandwich Range 
 VA-CraigWhite Rocks3960South-Central Appalachian Ridges 
 VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains 
 VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge 
 VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3860Northern Taconic 
 VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3780South Virginia Blue Ridge 
 VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section 
 VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3680Shenandoah-Middle Section 
 VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section 
 VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section 
 VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains 
 NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2333Southern Taconic Range 
 PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau 
 VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
 PA-CarbonLake Mountain2200Pocono Plateau 
 MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2160South Mountain-Catoctin 
 VA-LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1940Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
 VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
 MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain1920South Mountain-Catoctin 
 PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges 
 WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
 PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1700Blue Mountain 
 PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain 
 PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain 
 NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
 PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges 
 NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1560Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
 CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1300Southern Taconic Range 
 NY-RocklandRockhouse Mountain1283Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
 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.


     Appalachian Trail Counties


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