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Maryland County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3360Northern Allegheny Mountains80740
2.AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains21418
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin146050
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin56066
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point1120South Mountain-Catoctin52044
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point960South Mountain-Catoctin12050
7.HowardHoward County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin10068
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin081
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin28333
10.CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills13547
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin062
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point440South Mountain-Catoctin4047
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland10056
14.CharlesCharles County High Point220South Central Maryland025
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland1226
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland10825
17.KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva4227
18.WicomicoWicomico County High Point90Delmarva3842
19.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva2224
20.TalbotTalbot County High Point80Delmarva2029
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva2222
22.WorcesterWorcester County High Point60Delmarva2321
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point60Delmarva1325
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point49Delmarva325

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Maryland, you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


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

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Fred Lobdell.


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