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West Virginia County High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft
TotalRound 1
1.BarbourLaurel Mountain-Elliot Benchmark31570  
2.BerkeleyThird Hill Mountain21721122  
3.BoonePilot Knob-Southwest Peak3555215  
4.BraxtonRose Benchmark2183113  
5.BrookeIndependence Benchmark1372182  
6.CabellCabell County High Point1169139  
7.CalhounMule Knob1584374  
8.ClayBird Knob1864484  
9.DoddridgeDoddridge County High Point1670460  
10.FayetteMyles Knob3460640  
11.GilmerLungshoal Benchmark1590440  
12.GrantBell Knob4150210  
13.GreenbrierGrassy Knob4380960  
14.HampshireNathaniel Mountain-Southwest Peak3030260  
15.HancockHancock County High Point1363193  
16.HardyBears Hell3327907  
17.HarrisonCharity Benchmark Southeast1870120  
18.JacksonGarnes Knob1225335  
19.JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713628  
20.KanawhaKayford Mountain2898358  
21.LewisLewis County High Point1980240  
22.LincolnLincoln County High Point1686176  
23.LoganBurning Rock-Northwest Ridge294040  
24.McDowellFlat Top Mountain-Northwest Slope342040  
25.MarionMarion County High Point20020  
26.MarshallTunnel Hill Northeast1602250  
27.MasonMason County High Point113020  
28.MercerBuckhorn Knob4069759  
29.MineralBlack Rock3180450  
30.MingoHorsepen Mountain25241082  
31.MonongaliaSand Spring Lookout W257020  
32.MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point40730  
33.MorganCacapon Mountain-Ridge Benchmark233020  
34.NicholasHanging Rock3860205  
35.OhioOhio County High Point143060  
36.PendletonSpruce Knob48612791  
37.PleasantsPleasants County High Point1270280  
38.PocahontasThorny Flat48481708  
39.PrestonBackbone Mountain-Preston County High Point3410120  
40.PutnamPutnam County High Point1228218  
41.RaleighIvy Knob36201440  
42.RandolphMount Porte Crayon47701590  
43.RitchieRitchie County High Point1435485  
44.RoaneRoane County High Point1570180  
45.SummersKeeney Knob39271417  
46.TaylorTaylor County High Point209020  
47.TuckerWeiss Knob4460630  
48.TylerTyler County High Point1510240  
49.UpshurUpshur County High Point318040  
50.WayneWayne County High Point1580280  
51.WebsterHamrick Run North4031171  
52.WetzelWetzel County High Point1690440  
53.WirtRuble Knob1330389  
54.WoodWood County High Point1328378  
55.WyomingIvy Knob36201440  

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 Sandy Sherman, 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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