Peakbagger.com
Jump to Map of List PeaksMethod: Clean | Average | Optimistic Show List using Metric Units

Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet

Showing Jobe Wymore's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (26 out of 42, or 61.9%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Southern Blue Ridge Front1995-06-24 a
1.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Southern Blue Ridge Front1995-06-24 a
3.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Great Smoky Mountains1995-06-24 b
3.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Great Smoky Mountains1995-06-24 b
5.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Western Blue Ridge Ranges1995-06-25 a
5.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Western Blue Ridge Ranges1995-06-25 a
7.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Central Blue Ridge Ranges1995-06-25 b
8.WV-PendletonSpruce Knob4861Allegheny Mountains1995-08-17 a
9.NY-EssexMount Marcy5344Adirondack Mountains1995-08-19 a
10.NH-CoösMount Washington6288White Mountains1995-08-20
11.NC-CaldwellGrandfather Mountain5946Southern Blue Ridge Front1995-10-24
11.NC-WataugaGrandfather Mountain5946Southern Blue Ridge Front1995-10-24
13.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Longfellow Mountains1998-09-13 b
14.NC-JacksonRichland Balsam6410Central Blue Ridge Ranges2000-08-02
14.NC-HendersonLittle Pisgah Mountain5280Central Blue Ridge Ranges2000-08-02
14.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696Southern Blue Ridge Front2000-08-02
17.NC-BuncombePotato Knob6400Central Blue Ridge Ranges2000-08-05
17.NC-McDowellThe Pinnacle5665Southern Blue Ridge Front2000-08-05
19.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Southern Blue Ridge Front2000-08-08 a
19.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Southern Blue Ridge Front2000-08-08 a
21.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Southern Blue Ridge Front2000-08-08 c
22.TN-MonroeHaw Knob5472Southern Blue Ridge Front2000-08-08 d
23.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Western Blue Ridge Ranges2000-08-09
23.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Western Blue Ridge Ranges2000-08-09
23.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Western Blue Ridge Ranges2000-08-09
26.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Great Smoky Mountains2005-04-16
 NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Great Smoky Mountains 
 TN-CockeOld Black6370Great Smoky Mountains 
 NC-TransylvaniaChestnut Bald6000Central Blue Ridge Ranges 
 VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Western Blue Ridge Ranges 
 TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Western Blue Ridge Ranges 
 TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Western Blue Ridge Ranges 
 NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240White Mountains 
 NC-AsheThe Peak5160Western Blue Ridge Ranges 
 NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Central Blue Ridge Ranges 
 NC-CherokeeLaurel Top-Southwest Ridge5040Southern Blue Ridge Front 
 TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Western Blue Ridge Ranges 
 WV-PocahontasThorny Flat4848Allegheny Mountains 
 WV-RandolphMount Porte Crayon4770Allegheny Mountains 
 VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Southern Appalachian Ridges 
 VA-RussellBeartown Mountain4689Southern Appalachian Ridges 
 VA-HighlandLittle Ridge4546Central Appalachian Ridges 

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using Peakbagger.com.

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this 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.
  •  


    Map Showing Location of Peaks

     = Peaks climbed by Jobe Wymore   = 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 581703 times since 2004-11-01.



    Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page
    Copyright © 1987-2014 by Peakbagger.com. All Rights Reserved.