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Maryland County High Points

Showing Wayne Snyder's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (20 out of 24, or 83.33%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3360Northern Allegheny Mountains802014-02-18
2.AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains214 
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin1460 
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin560 
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point1120South Mountain-Catoctin5202015-04-22 b
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point960South Mountain-Catoctin1202015-04-22 a
7.HowardHoward County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin1002014-02-19 b
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin02014-02-19 a
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin2832015-04-21 d
10.CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1352015-04-21 c
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin02014-02-19 c
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point440South Mountain-Catoctin402014-02-20 b
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland1002014-02-20 a
14.CharlesCharles County High Point220South Central Maryland02016-03-02 a
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland122016-03-02 b
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland108 
17.KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva422014-04-01 c
18.WicomicoWicomico County High Point90Delmarva382014-04-02 b
19.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva222014-04-02 g
20.TalbotTalbot County High Point80Delmarva202014-04-02 f
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva222014-04-02 h
22.WorcesterWorcester County High Point60Delmarva232014-04-02 c
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point60Delmarva132014-04-02 e
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point49Delmarva32014-04-02 d

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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 Maryland, 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 Fred Lobdell.


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