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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-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.SomersetMount Davis3213Northern Allegheny Mountains6732000-05-30
2.BedfordBlue Knob3140Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains8202009-07-01
3.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower3000Laurel Highlands3002009-07-01
4.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands8742009-07-02
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains6022009-07-01
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains2822015-07-22
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2700Northeastern Pennsylvania13102002-06-01
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania836 
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains4102015-07-21
10.PotterLyon Hill2600Northern Allegheny Plateau1020 
 Potter or Bailey Hill2600Northern Allegheny Plateau360 
 Potter or White Knoll South2600Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
11.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1405 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau583 
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2480Northern Allegheny Plateau402015-07-17
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2480Northern Allegheny Plateau2602002-05-30
15.BradfordArmenia Mountain2460Northern Allegheny Plateau200 
16.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14582009-07-02
16.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14582009-07-02
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2440Northern Allegheny Plateau402002-05-30
19.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2420Central Pennsylvania Ridges802009-06-30
20.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau4252015-07-21
21.CameronCameron County High Point2400Northern Allegheny Plateau297 
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2400Northern Allegheny Plateau920 
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2400Northern Allegheny Plateau200 
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau216 
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau7952015-07-17
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2360Central Pennsylvania Ridges4602009-06-30
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau5032002-05-27
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6502009-07-02
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6502009-07-02
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau811 
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges12282009-07-01
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau155 
33.CarbonLake Mountain2200Pocono Plateau424 
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2200Central Pennsylvania Ridges14802002-05-29
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2180Northern Allegheny Plateau5802015-07-21
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2180Laurel Highlands6602015-07-22
35.UnionJones Mountain2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges3402015-07-17
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau275 
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges7942009-06-26
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2080South Mountain-Catoctin2542009-07-03
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau154 
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau363 
43.ErieErie County High Point1910Northern Allegheny Plateau290 
44.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau812015-07-16
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1800Anthracite Ridges5602009-06-28
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges712009-06-28
47.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1760Northern Allegheny Plateau2802015-07-23
48.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau215 
49.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1700Blue Mountain1020 
50.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1055 
51.GreeneGreene County High Point1680Southern Allegheny Plateau3802015-07-15
52.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain873 
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges912009-06-26
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area541 
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1620Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area197 
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau2922015-07-15
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1460Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area360 
58.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1420Northern Allegheny Plateau197 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau270 
59.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin2522009-07-03
60.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1400Northern Allegheny Plateau402009-06-28
61.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area3032015-07-16
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21400Southern Allegheny Plateau2402015-07-16
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1200Southeast Pennsylvania Hills602009-06-26
63.ChesterWelsh Mountain1100Southeast Pennsylvania Hills202 
64.BucksFlint Hill-Northeast Slope980Southeast Pennsylvania Hills20 
65.MontgomeryMill Hill720Southeast Pennsylvania Hills80 
66.DelawareDelaware County High Point510Southeast Pennsylvania Hills60 
67.PhiladelphiaChestnut Hill442Southeast Pennsylvania Hills172 

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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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