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Maryland County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.GarrettBackbone Mountain3360Northern Allegheny Mountains80 
2.AlleganySampson Rock2934Northern Allegheny Mountains  
3.WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin1460 
4.FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin560 
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point1120South Mountain-Catoctin520 
6.BaltimoreBaltimore County High Point960South Mountain-Catoctin120 
7.HowardHoward County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin100 
7.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point880South Mountain-Catoctin  
9.HarfordWhiteford Benchmark803South Mountain-Catoctin283 
10.CecilCecil County High Point535Southeast Pennsylvania Hills135 
11.Baltimore cityBaltimore High Point489South Mountain-Catoctin  
12.Prince George'sPrince Georges County High Point440South Mountain-Catoctin40 
13.Anne ArundelAnne Arundel County High Point300South Central Maryland100 
14.CharlesCharles County High Point220South Central Maryland  
15.Saint Mary'sSaint Marys County High Point192South Central Maryland12 
16.CalvertCalvert County High Point188South Central Maryland108 
17.KentStillpond Neck102Delmarva42 
18.WicomicoWicomico County High Point90Delmarva38 
19.Queen Anne'sQueen Annes County High Point89Delmarva22 
20.TalbotTalbot County High Point80Delmarva20 
21.CarolineCaroline County High Point79Delmarva22 
22.WorcesterWorcester County High Point60Delmarva23 
22.DorchesterDorchester County High Point60Delmarva13 
24.SomersetSomerset County High Point49Delmarva3 

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Maryland, you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


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

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Fred Lobdell.


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