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Maine County High Points

Showing John Wiley's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (10 out of 16, or 62.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area428818562015-08-06
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31685542016-08-28
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range27007272007-05
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28456362016-01-23 b
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area9625 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine106035 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast0912016-08-29
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15289092007
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast12252272007-05
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast98455 
11.YorkClark Mountain1331Western Maine Coast83156 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast930522016-08-27
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast61978 
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast642422016-08-28
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast046 
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast360762016-08-27

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List Description

Maine is as large in area as the rest of New England combined, and has more counties than any other New England state. Most Maine county high points are relatively famous summits. The bushwhack up East Turner Mountain is often regarded as the hardest summit on this list.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Personal research done prior to 1988.
  • Article "New England's Highest Points by County" by Paul Moore, Appalachia magazine, June 15, 1988, p. 68-72.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Roy Schweiker.


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