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Maine County High Points

Showing Mick Dunn's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (14 out of 16, or 87.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area42881985-07-07
2.FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges31681991-09-28
3.OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range27001991-09-22
4.SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges28451991-09-27
5.PenobscotEast Turner Mountain2456Katahdin Area96 
6.AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine1060 
7.CumberlandPleasant Mountain-North Slope1880Western Maine Coast02011-10-21
8.HancockCadillac Mountain1528Eastern Maine Coast15282011-11-24
9.KnoxMount Megunticook1385Western Maine Coast12252011-11-21
10.WashingtonPleasant Mountain1374Eastern Maine Coast9842011-11-22
11.YorkClark Mountain1320Western Maine Coast8202011-10-21
 York or Hosac Mountain1320Western Maine Coast2802011-10-21
12.KennebecMcGaffey Mountain1310Western Maine Coast9302011-11-20
13.WaldoFrye Mountain1139Western Maine Coast6192011-11-21
14.AndroscogginShackley Hill1122Western Maine Coast6422011-11-20
15.LincolnCunningham Mountain-Northwest Slope760Western Maine Coast02011-11-21
16.SagadahocWhitten Hill630Western Maine Coast3602011-11-19

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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.


     Maine County High Points


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