Anthracite Ridges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointBears Head (2094 ft/638 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area2,047 sq mi / 5,301 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent61 mi / 98 km North-South
70 mi / 113 km East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 47' N; 76° 20' W
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Map of Anthracite Ridges
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Anthracite Ridges.
Northern Appalachian RidgesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Shawangunk MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Kittatiny MountainLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Blue MountainLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Anthracite RidgesLevel 5
         Central Pennsylvania RidgesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Pennsylvania RidgesLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Anthracite Ridges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Bears Head2094638 
2.Little Sugarlof Mountain2030+619+ 
3.Broad Mountain1810+552+ 
4.Broad Mountain1801549 
5.Boyers Knob1780+543+ 
6.Big Lick Mountain1771540 
7.Broad Mountain1763537 
8.Stony Mountain1651503 
9.Bear Mountain1627496 
10.Summer Hill1030+314+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Anthracite Ridges

Stony Mountain
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Summit Ridge. Stony Mountain Bushwhack (2019-04-20). Photo by Frank Sutman.
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