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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Boyd Harter's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (1 out of 67, or 1.49%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2190Central Pennsylvania Ridges1460 
2.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1448 
2.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1448 
4.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1395 
5.SusquehannaElk Hill2690Northeastern Pennsylvania1295 
6.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1218 
7.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1045 
8.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1690Blue Mountain1000 
8.PotterLyon Hill2590Northern Allegheny Plateau1000 
 Potter or Bailey Hill2590Northern Allegheny Plateau340 
 Potter or White Knoll South2590Northern Allegheny Plateau300 
10.LycomingLycoming County High Point2390Northern Allegheny Plateau900 
11.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain873 
12.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands864 
13.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania826 
14.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau801 
15.BedfordBlue Knob3130Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains800 
16.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau785 
17.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges784 
18.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6632010-05-30
19.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2170Laurel Highlands640 
19.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain640 
19.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain640 
22.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains602 
23.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau573 
24.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2170Northern Allegheny Plateau560 
25.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1790Anthracite Ridges540 
26.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area536 
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau493 
28.MifflinBroad Mountain2350Central Pennsylvania Ridges440 
29.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau415 
30.CarbonLake Mountain2190Pocono Plateau414 
31.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains400 
32.GreeneGreene County High Point1670Southern Allegheny Plateau360 
33.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau358 
34.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1450Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area340 
35.UnionJones Mountain2170Central Pennsylvania Ridges320 
36.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area293 
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21390Southern Allegheny Plateau220 
37.CameronCameron County High Point2390Northern Allegheny Plateau287 
38.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau282 
39.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2990Laurel Highlands280 
39.ErieErie County High Point1905Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
41.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains272 
42.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau265 
43.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1750Northern Allegheny Plateau260 
44.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin247 
45.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2070South Mountain-Catoctin244 
46.LuzerneCherry Ridge2470Northern Allegheny Plateau240 
47.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau206 
48.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau205 
49.ChesterWelsh Mountain1090Southeast Pennsylvania Hills192 
50.ButlerKelley Benchmark1610Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area187 
50.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1410Northern Allegheny Plateau187 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau270 
52.BradfordArmenia Mountain2450Northern Allegheny Plateau180 
52.WyomingBartlett Mountain2390Northern Allegheny Plateau180 
54.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills167 
55.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau145 
56.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau144 
57.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges81 
58.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau71 
59.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges61 
60.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2410Central Pennsylvania Ridges60 
60.MontgomeryMill Hill710Southeast Pennsylvania Hills60 
62.DelawareDelaware County High Point505Southeast Pennsylvania Hills50 
63.LancasterLancaster County High Point1190Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40 
64.McKeanMcKean County High Point2470Northern Allegheny Plateau20 
64.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2430Northern Allegheny Plateau20 
64.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1390Northern Allegheny Plateau20 
67.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope975Southeast Pennsylvania Hills10 

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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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