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Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
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1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell66846089  
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome66434503  
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome66434503  
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot66211581  
5.NC-JacksonRichland Balsam64103010  
6.NC-BuncombePotato Knob640040  
7.TN-CockeOld Black6370170  
8.NH-CoösMount Washington62886148  
9.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob62853485  
9.TN-CarterRoan High Knob62853485  
11.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160648  
12.NC-TransylvaniaChestnut Bald6000160  
13.NC-WataugaGrandfather Mountain59462426  
13.NC-CaldwellGrandfather Mountain59462426  
15.VA-GraysonMount Rogers57292449  
15.VA-SmythMount Rogers57292449  
17.NC-McDowellThe Pinnacle5665465  
18.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob55603400  
19.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain55271087  
20.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain55201040  
21.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak551838  
22.TN-UnicoiBig Bald55162556  
23.NC-MaconStanding Indian54992819  
23.NC-ClayStanding Indian54992819  
25.TN-MonroeHaw Knob5472192  
26.NY-EssexMount Marcy53444914  
27.NC-HendersonLittle Pisgah Mountain5280160  
28.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin52684288  
29.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette52403320  
30.NC-AsheThe Peak5160840  
31.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152472  
32.NC-CherokeeCounty Corner Point50600  
33.WV-PendletonSpruce Knob48612781  
34.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852332  
35.WV-PocahontasThorny Flat48481688  
36.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald47842108  
36.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald47842108  
38.WV-RandolphMount Porte Crayon47701570  
39.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain47102130  
40.GA-RabunRabun Bald46961016  
41.VA-RussellBeartown Mountain46891528  
42.VA-HighlandLittle Ridge4546396  

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Martin Richardson, 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

List Info

This list shows all the peaks that are over 4,500 feet high and also the highest point in a county (or equivalent) east of the Missisppi River in the United States. It is interesting to note that Mount Mitchell gives Yancey County a national rank of #315 out of the 3141 counties. This means that almost exactly 10% of U.S. counties are higher than the highest one in the east. Mount Washington would rank Coos County #335.

Acknowledgements

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1994 by Carl Mills, Fred Lobdell, Michael Kornbau, and Andy Martin.
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