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Alabama County High Points

Showing Michael Schwartz's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (22 out of 67, or 32.84%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges14451967-09-14
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges2442004-03-07
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges1217 
4.DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus969 
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges1048 
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges9642002-02-11
7.JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau720 
7.MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau720 
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus8542002-02-11
10.ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus8802004-03-06
11.EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus248 
12.BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus5202004-03-05
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges3242002-02-10
14.JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus340 
15.MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau5202002-02-12
16.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus4602002-02-12
17.CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges365 
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges1002002-02-11
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus248 
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus160 
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus202004-03-05
22.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus83 
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus140 
24.ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus80 
25.LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges220 
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau80 
27.ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges140 
27.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau202002-02-12
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus3402004-03-06
30.WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus240 
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus60 
32.FayetteFord Mountain800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus260 
33.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2202010-10-08 c
34.BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180 
34.AutaugaWater Tanks760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus100 
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges802002-02-10
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama300 
38.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama230 
39.BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama200 
40.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2202002-02-10
41.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges194 
42.PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus120 
42.PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus80 
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1722002-02-10
45.MaconMacon County High Point592Far South Appalachian Ridges43 
46.ButlerBarganier Lookout590Florida Panhandle-South Alabama100 
47.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama167 
48.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus220 
48.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2102007-03-14
48.ChoctawScott Mountain580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee200 
48.DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus160 
52.ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama02007-03-14
53.DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama110 
53.HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama20 
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama237 
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3402007-03-14
57.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama70 
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1612002-02-10
59.SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee241 
60.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus180 
61.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee602007-03-15
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point420Florida Panhandle-South Alabama170 
63.HoustonHouston County High Point380Florida Panhandle-South Alabama110 
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama12 
65.MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee160 
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama50 
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point330Florida Panhandle-South Alabama30 

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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 Alabama, 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 1994 by Andy Martin and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points on this list provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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