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Maine County High Points

Showing Michael Schwartz's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (16 out of 16, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin1606Katahdin Area13071966-06
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1292Rangeley-Stratton Ranges9662006-08-21
3.OxfordOld Speck1268Mahoosuc Range8232000-09-07
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton Ranges8672006-08-29
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain749Katahdin Area292006-06-20
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain677Northern Maine3232006-06-21
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope573Western Maine Coast02004-07-26
8.HancockCadillac Mountain466Eastern Maine Coast4662000-09-09
9.KnoxMount Megunticook422Western Maine Coast3732006-08-22
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain419Eastern Maine Coast3002000-09-09
11.YorkClark Mountain402Western Maine Coast2502004-07-26
 York or Hosac Mountain402Western Maine Coast85 
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain399Western Maine Coast2832000-09-10
13.WaldoFrye Mountain347Western Maine Coast1892000-09-09
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill342Western Maine Coast1962000-09-10
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope232Western Maine Coast02000-09-09
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill192Western Maine Coast1102000-09-10

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List Description

Maine is as large in area as the rest of New England combined, and has more counties than any other New England state. Most Maine county high points are relatively famous summits. The bushwhack up East Turner Mountain is often regarded as the hardest summit on this list.


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

  • Personal research done prior to 1988.
  • Article "New England's Highest Points by County" by Paul Moore, Appalachia magazine, June 15, 1988, p. 68-72.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Roy Schweiker.


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