Method: Clean | Average | Optimistic Winter Ascent Dates only (Help)Count a peak only once per dayShow List using Metric Units

West Virginia County High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

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

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 Lisa Berntsen, 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

 = Peaks climbed by Lisa Berntsen   = Unclimbed peaks

Click on a peak to see its name and a clickable link.

(Map only shows peaks ranked by clean prominence)

Click Here for a Full Screen Map

This page has been served 568468 times since 2004-11-01.

Copyright © 1987-2020 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service