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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Jean André Laverdure's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (32 out of 67, or 47.76%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6532009-10-15
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains7802013-06-13 c
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands8542013-06-14 a
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands2602013-06-14 c
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains6022013-06-13 b
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains262 
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania12802012-09-26 a
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania8162015-01-16 a
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains3902013-06-13 a
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau13852013-06-12 a
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau9802013-06-12 d
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau563 
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau2202015-01-15 c
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14382012-10-09 b
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14382012-10-09 b
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau1602013-06-12 b
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau02015-01-15 b
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau405 
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges40 
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau277 
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau880 
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau1602015-01-14 b
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau196 
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau775 
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges420 
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau4832015-01-16 b
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6302012-10-09 a
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6302012-10-09 a
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau7912012-04-05
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges1208 
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau1352012-09-26 c
33.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau4042013-06-16 a
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges1440 
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau540 
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands620 
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges300 
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau255 
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges7742013-03-19 a
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin2342015-09-25 a
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau134 
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau353 
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau61 
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau270 
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges5202015-09-26 a
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges512015-09-25 e
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau195 
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau240 
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain10352012-09-27 a
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain9802013-03-27 a
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain8732013-03-27 b
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau340 
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges712013-03-19 b
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area531 
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area177 
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau272 
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area320 
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin2422015-09-25 d
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau177 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau270 
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area283 
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau200 
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau0 
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20 
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1080Southeast Pennsylvania Hills182 
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope970Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0 
65.MontgomeryMill Hill700Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40 
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point500Southeast Pennsylvania Hills40 
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills1622013-06-15 e

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List Description


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

  • About 30 of these points I determined by personal research done prior to 1990.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Michael Schwartz.


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