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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 Point2200Central Pennsylvania Ridges1480 
2.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1458 
2.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1458 
4.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1405 
5.SusquehannaElk Hill2700Northeastern Pennsylvania1310 
6.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1228 
7.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1055 
8.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1700Blue Mountain1020 
8.PotterLyon Hill2600Northern Allegheny Plateau1020 
 Potter or Bailey Hill2600Northern Allegheny Plateau360 
 Potter or White Knoll South2600Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
10.LycomingLycoming County High Point2400Northern Allegheny Plateau920 
11.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands874 
12.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain873 
13.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania836 
14.BedfordBlue Knob3140Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains820 
15.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau811 
16.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau795 
17.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges794 
18.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6732010-05-30
19.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2180Laurel Highlands660 
20.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain650 
20.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain650 
22.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains602 
23.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau583 
24.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2180Northern Allegheny Plateau580 
25.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1800Anthracite Ridges560 
26.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area541 
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau503 
28.MifflinBroad Mountain2360Central Pennsylvania Ridges460 
29.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau425 
30.CarbonLake Mountain2200Pocono Plateau424 
31.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains410 
32.GreeneGreene County High Point1680Southern Allegheny Plateau380 
33.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau363 
34.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1460Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area360 
35.UnionJones Mountain2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges340 
36.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area303 
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21400Southern Allegheny Plateau240 
37.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower3000Laurel Highlands300 
38.CameronCameron County High Point2400Northern Allegheny Plateau297 
39.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau292 
40.ErieErie County High Point1910Northern Allegheny Plateau290 
41.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains282 
42.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1760Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
43.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau275 
44.LuzerneCherry Ridge2480Northern Allegheny Plateau260 
45.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2080South Mountain-Catoctin254 
46.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin252 
47.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau216 
48.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau215 
49.ChesterWelsh Mountain1100Southeast Pennsylvania Hills202 
50.BradfordArmenia Mountain2460Northern Allegheny Plateau200 
50.WyomingBartlett Mountain2400Northern Allegheny Plateau200 
52.ButlerKelley Benchmark1620Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area197 
52.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1420Northern Allegheny Plateau197 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau270 
54.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills172 
55.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau155 
56.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau154 
57.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges91 
58.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau81 
59.MontgomeryMill Hill720Southeast Pennsylvania Hills80 
59.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2420Central Pennsylvania Ridges80 
61.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges71 
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1200Southeast Pennsylvania Hills60 
62.DelawareDelaware County High Point510Southeast Pennsylvania Hills60 
64.McKeanMcKean County High Point2480Northern Allegheny Plateau40 
64.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2440Northern Allegheny Plateau40 
64.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1400Northern Allegheny Plateau40 
67.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope980Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20 

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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.


     Pennsylvania County High Points


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