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West Virginia County High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft
TotalRound 1
1.PendletonSpruce Knob48612801  
2.PocahontasThorny Flat48481728  
3.RandolphMount Porte Crayon47701610  
4.TuckerWeiss Knob4480660  
5.GreenbrierGrassy Knob44001000  
6.GrantBell Knob4160240  
7.MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point40730  
8.MercerBuckhorn Knob4069769  
9.WebsterHamrick Run North4031191  
10.SummersKeeney Knob39271427  
11.NicholasHanging Rock3880225  
12.RaleighIvy Knob36401480  
12.WyomingIvy Knob36401480  
14.BoonePilot Knob-Southwest Peak3555235  
15.FayetteMyles Knob3460660  
16.McDowellFlat Top Mountain-Northwest Slope344080  
17.PrestonBackbone Mountain-Preston County High Point3420140  
18.HardyBears Hell3327927  
19.MineralBlack Rock3200480  
19.UpshurUpshur County High Point320080  
21.BarbourLaurel Mountain-Elliot Benchmark31570  
22.HampshireNathaniel Mountain-Southwest Peak3040280  
23.LoganBurning Rock-Northwest Ridge296080  
24.KanawhaKayford Mountain2898378  
25.MonongaliaSand Spring Lookout W258040  
26.MingoHorsepen Mountain25241082  
27.MorganCacapon Mountain-Ridge Benchmark234040  
28.BraxtonRose Benchmark2183123  
29.BerkeleyThird Hill Mountain21721132  
30.TaylorTaylor County High Point210040  
31.MarionMarion County High Point20020  
32.LewisLewis County High Point2000280  
33.HarrisonCharity Benchmark Southeast1880140  
34.ClayBird Knob1864504  
35.JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713633  
36.WetzelWetzel County High Point1700460  
37.LincolnLincoln County High Point1686186  
38.DoddridgeDoddridge County High Point1680480  
39.MarshallTunnel Hill Northeast1602250  
40.GilmerLungshoal Benchmark1600460  
40.WayneWayne County High Point1600320  
42.CalhounMule Knob1584384  
43.RoaneRoane County High Point1580200  
44.TylerTyler County High Point1520260  
45.OhioOhio County High Point144080  
46.RitchieRitchie County High Point1435495  
47.BrookeIndependence Benchmark1372192  
48.HancockHancock County High Point1363203  
49.WirtRuble Knob1340399  
50.WoodWood County High Point1328388  
51.PleasantsPleasants County High Point1270290  
52.PutnamPutnam County High Point1228228  
53.JacksonGarnes Knob1225345  
54.CabellCabell County High Point1169149  
55.MasonMason County High Point114040  

Main Peak List: Click here to see the standard peak listing, showning more informational columns and just the first ascent date.

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.

About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Dylan Suhr, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

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 West Virginia, 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 Michael Schwartz.
  • Latitude-longitude values for peaks researched manually by myself and may not show all various subareas.


Map Showing Location of Peaks

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