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Pennsylvania County High Points

Showing Richard Carey's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (38 out of 67, or 56.72%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.SomersetMount Davis979Northern Allegheny Mountains1992000-05-30
2.BedfordBlue Knob951Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains2382009-07-01
3.FayetteLaurel Hill913Laurel Highlands2602009-07-02
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower908Laurel Highlands792009-07-01
5.BlairSchaefer Head899Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains1832009-07-01
6.CambriaCambria County High Point872Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains802015-07-22
7.SusquehannaElk Hill817Northeastern Pennsylvania3902002-06-01
8.WayneMount Ararat810Northeastern Pennsylvania249 
9.CentreCentre County High Point802Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains1192015-07-21
10.SullivanNorth Mountain788Northern Allegheny Plateau422 
11.PotterLyon Hill786Northern Allegheny Plateau299 
 Potter or Bailey Hill786Northern Allegheny Plateau98 
 Potter or White Knoll South786Northern Allegheny Plateau85 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain775Northern Allegheny Plateau172 
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point750Northern Allegheny Plateau02015-07-17
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge750Northern Allegheny Plateau672002-05-30
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain749Southern Pennsylvania Ridges4382009-07-02
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain749Southern Pennsylvania Ridges4382009-07-02
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain744Northern Allegheny Plateau49 
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope738Northern Allegheny Plateau02002-05-30
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge733Northern Allegheny Plateau1232015-07-21
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain732Central Pennsylvania Ridges122009-06-30
21.CameronCameron County High Point725Northern Allegheny Plateau84 
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point725Northern Allegheny Plateau268 
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain725Northern Allegheny Plateau49 
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower724Northern Allegheny Plateau60 
25.ClintonClinton County High Point724Northern Allegheny Plateau2362015-07-17
26.MifflinBroad Mountain713Central Pennsylvania Ridges1282009-06-30
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point708Pocono Plateau1472002-05-27
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point692Blue Mountain1922009-07-02
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point692Blue Mountain1922009-07-02
30.WarrenWarren County High Point680Northern Allegheny Plateau241 
31.JuniataShade Mountain679Southern Pennsylvania Ridges3682009-07-01
32.MonroeKistler Ledge675Pocono Plateau41 
33.CarbonLake Mountain664Pocono Plateau123 
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point664Central Pennsylvania Ridges4392002-05-29
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point658Northern Allegheny Plateau1652015-07-21
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section658Laurel Highlands1892015-07-22
35.UnionJones Mountain658Central Pennsylvania Ridges912015-07-17
38.PikePike County High Point645Pocono Plateau78 
39.SchuylkillBears Head638Anthracite Ridges2362009-06-26
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge628South Mountain-Catoctin712009-07-03
41.ForestForest County High Point596Northern Allegheny Plateau41 
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point583Northern Allegheny Plateau108 
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill579Northern Allegheny Plateau192015-07-16
44.ErieErie County High Point579Northern Allegheny Plateau82 
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob543Anthracite Ridges1582009-06-28
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain540Anthracite Ridges162009-06-28
47.VenangoVenango County High Point535Northern Allegheny Plateau59 
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point530Northern Allegheny Plateau732015-07-23
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point517Blue Mountain315 
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point512Blue Mountain299 
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point510Blue Mountain266 
52.GreeneGreene County High Point506Southern Allegheny Plateau1042015-07-15
53.LebanonStony Mountain503Anthracite Ridges222009-06-26
54.MercerMercer County High Point494Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area162 
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark488Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area54 
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point479Southern Allegheny Plateau832015-07-15
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point439Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area98 
58.YorkStone Head North430South Mountain-Catoctin742009-07-03
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point427Northern Allegheny Plateau54 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #2427Southern Allegheny Plateau82 
60.BeaverBig Knob422Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area862015-07-16
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #2421Southern Allegheny Plateau612015-07-16
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope421Northern Allegheny Plateau02009-06-28
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point360Southeast Pennsylvania Hills62009-06-26
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain329Southeast Pennsylvania Hills55 
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope296Southeast Pennsylvania Hills0 
65.MontgomeryMill Hill213Southeast Pennsylvania Hills12 
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point152Southeast Pennsylvania Hills12 
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill135Southeast Pennsylvania Hills49 

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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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