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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing John Wiley's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (19 out of 67, or 28.36%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges520222009-11-07
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges51202009-08-26
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau19513 
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau24015 
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain103541 
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain98049Unknown
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain87344 
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau34023 
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges71292009-11-15
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area53112 
55.ButlerBulter County High Point1592Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area16913 
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau27227 
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area32015 
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin24228 
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau17718 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau2709 
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area28318 
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau20010 
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau014 
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills2034 
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills18223 
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills032 
65.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills4031 
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills4068 
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills16291 
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains653902Unknown
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains780902009-07-23
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands85462 
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands26054 
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains602312009-07-23
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains26215 
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania128042 
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania81619 
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains390282009-05-10
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1385192020-05-09 a
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau98026 
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau3207 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau2808 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau56314 
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau015 
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau220252020-05-10 b
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2459Southern Pennsylvania Ridges144680 
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2459Southern Pennsylvania Ridges144680 
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau16019 
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0302020-05-09 c
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau40513 
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges40232009-05-11
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau27714 
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau88012 
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau16011 
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau19611 
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau77516 
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges420162009-05-12
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau48318 
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain63037 
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain63037 
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau791232015-05-02
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges120825 
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau13531 
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2188Central Pennsylvania Ridges1449352013-09-01
34.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau40432 
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau54012 
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands62013 
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges30014 
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau25514 
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges774502008-11-19
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin234482015-11-15
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau13412 
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau353292015-05-02
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau6113 
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau270262015-05-02

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List Description


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

  • About 30 of these points I determined by personal research done prior to 1990.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Michael Schwartz.


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