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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Wayne Snyder's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (30 out of 67, or 44.78%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6532014-04-24 a
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains7802016-12-12 d
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands8542014-04-24 b
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands2602014-04-24 c
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains6022016-12-12 c
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains2622016-12-12 f
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania1280 
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania816 
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains390 
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1385 
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau980 
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau563 
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau220 
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14382016-12-12 a
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14382016-12-12 a
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau160 
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau405 
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges40 
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau277 
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau880 
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau160 
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau196 
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau775 
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges420 
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau483 
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6302017-05-01 a
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6302017-05-01 a
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau7912016-09-19 e
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1208 
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau135 
33.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau404 
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440 
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau540 
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands6202016-11-16
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges300 
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau255 
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges774 
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin2342017-05-01 b
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau134 
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau3532016-09-19 b
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau61 
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau2702016-09-19 c
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges520 
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges51 
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau1952016-09-20 b
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau2402016-09-20 a
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1035 
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain980 
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain873 
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau3402016-12-11 b
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges71 
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area5312016-06-28 b
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area1772016-06-28 a
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau2722016-12-11 a
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area320 
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin2422017-05-01 d
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau1772014-04-24 e
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau2702016-09-19 a
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area2832015-11-11 a
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau2002015-11-11 b
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills202017-06-18 d
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1822017-06-18 e
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills02017-06-18 b
65.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills402017-06-18 c
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills402015-04-21 a
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1622015-04-21 b

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List Description


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

  • About 30 of these points I determined by personal research done prior to 1990.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Michael Schwartz.


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