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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 Mountains6532000-05-30
2.BedfordBlue Knob3120Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains7802009-07-01
3.FayetteLaurel Hill2994Laurel Highlands8542009-07-02
4.WestmorelandLaurel Hill-Radio Tower2980Laurel Highlands2602009-07-01
5.BlairSchaefer Head2950Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains6022009-07-01
6.CambriaCambria County High Point2862Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains2622015-07-22
7.SusquehannaElk Hill2680Northeastern Pennsylvania12802002-06-01
8.WayneMount Ararat2656Northeastern Pennsylvania816 
9.CentreCentre County High Point2630Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains3902015-07-21
10.SullivanNorth Mountain2585Northern Allegheny Plateau1385 
11.PotterLyon Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau980 
 Potter or Bailey Hill2580Northern Allegheny Plateau320 
 Potter or White Knoll South2580Northern Allegheny Plateau280 
12.TiogaCedar Mountain2543Northern Allegheny Plateau563 
13.McKeanMcKean County High Point2460Northern Allegheny Plateau02015-07-17
13.LuzerneCherry Ridge2460Northern Allegheny Plateau2202002-05-30
15.FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14382009-07-02
15.FultonTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges14382009-07-02
17.BradfordArmenia Mountain2440Northern Allegheny Plateau160 
18.ColumbiaRed Rock Mountain-West Slope2420Northern Allegheny Plateau02002-05-30
19.ClearfieldChestnut Ridge2405Northern Allegheny Plateau4052015-07-21
20.HuntingdonGreenlee Mountain2400Central Pennsylvania Ridges402009-06-30
21.CameronCameron County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau277 
21.LycomingLycoming County High Point2380Northern Allegheny Plateau880 
21.WyomingBartlett Mountain2380Northern Allegheny Plateau160 
24.ElkWildwood Fire Tower2376Northern Allegheny Plateau196 
25.ClintonClinton County High Point2375Northern Allegheny Plateau7752015-07-17
26.MifflinBroad Mountain2340Central Pennsylvania Ridges4202009-06-30
27.LackawannaMoosic Mountains High Point2323Pocono Plateau4832002-05-27
28.CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6302009-07-02
28.PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain6302009-07-02
30.WarrenWarren County High Point2231Northern Allegheny Plateau791 
31.JuniataShade Mountain2228Southern Pennsylvania Ridges12082009-07-01
32.MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau135 
33.CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau404 
33.SnyderShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2180Central Pennsylvania Ridges14402002-05-29
35.JeffersonJefferson County High Point2160Northern Allegheny Plateau5402015-07-21
35.IndianaChestnut Ridge-North Section2160Laurel Highlands6202015-07-22
35.UnionJones Mountain2160Central Pennsylvania Ridges3002015-07-17
38.PikePike County High Point2115Pocono Plateau255 
39.SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges7742009-06-26
40.AdamsEast Big Flat Ridge2060South Mountain-Catoctin2342009-07-03
41.ForestForest County High Point1954Northern Allegheny Plateau134 
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1913Northern Allegheny Plateau353 
43.ClarionMcNaughton Hill1901Northern Allegheny Plateau612015-07-16
44.ErieErie County High Point1900Northern Allegheny Plateau270 
45.NorthumberlandBoyers Knob1780Anthracite Ridges5202009-06-28
46.DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges512009-06-28
47.VenangoVenango County High Point1755Northern Allegheny Plateau195 
48.ArmstrongArmstrong County High Point1740Northern Allegheny Plateau2402015-07-23
49.NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain1035 
50.BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain980 
51.LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain873 
52.GreeneGreene County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau3402015-07-15
53.LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges712009-06-26
54.MercerMercer County High Point1621Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area531 
55.ButlerKelley Benchmark1600Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area177 
56.WashingtonWashington County High Point1572Southern Allegheny Plateau2722015-07-15
57.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1440Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area320 
58.YorkStone Head North1412South Mountain-Catoctin2422009-07-03
59.AlleghenyAllegheny County High Point1400Northern Allegheny Plateau177 
 Allegheny or Allegheny County High Point #21401Southern Allegheny Plateau270 
60.BeaverBig Knob1383Ohio-Wabash-Erie Area2832015-07-16
 Beaver or Beaver County High Point #21380Southern Allegheny Plateau2002015-07-16
61.MontourMontour Ridge-Northeast Slope1380Northern Allegheny Plateau02009-06-28
62.LancasterLancaster County High Point1180Southeast Pennsylvania Hills202009-06-26
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 Hills162 

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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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