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Alabama County High Points

Showing Kevin Williamson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (67 out of 67, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CleburneCheaha Mountain2405Far South Appalachian Ridges14451995-12-03
2.ClayHernandez Peak2344Far South Appalachian Ridges2442000-10-21
3.CalhounMorton Hill2063Far South Appalachian Ridges12172000-10-21
4.DekalbFox Mountain1969Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus9692002-09-01
5.CherokeeFlagpole Mountain1968Far South Appalachian Ridges10482000-10-21
6.TalladegaHorn Mountain1924Far South Appalachian Ridges9642000-10-21
7.JacksonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau7202001-03-03
7.MadisonJohnson Top1860Southern Cumberland Plateau7202001-03-03
9.Saint ClairBald Rock Mountain1594Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus8542002-04-07
10.ShelbySignal Mountain1560Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus8802004-03-06
11.EtowahBig Mountain1548Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2482002-03-14
12.BlountBlount County High Point1540Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus5202002-02-14
13.RandolphSewell Benchmark1524Far South Appalachian Ridges3242000-04-08
14.JeffersonButler Mountain1440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus3402002-04-07
15.MarshallGunters Mountain1380Southern Cumberland Plateau5202000-10-21
16.MorganBrindley Mountain-Union Hill1320Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus4602002-04-08
17.CoosaCandler Mountain1265Far South Appalachian Ridges3652002-02-21
18.TallapoosaCandler Mountain-North Summit1180Far South Appalachian Ridges1002002-02-16
19.FranklinEckerberger Mountain1148Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2482002-04-08
20.CullmanBrindley Mountain1120Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1602002-04-07
21.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1080Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus202002-04-08
22.WinstonWinston County High Point1023Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus832003-06-07
23.MarionBakefield Benchmark1000Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1402003-06-07
24.ColbertColbert County High Point980Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus802003-06-09
25.LeeSalem Lookout950Far South Appalachian Ridges2202003-05-31
26.LimestoneLimestone County High Point940Southern Cumberland Plateau802003-06-10
27.ChambersChambers County High Point920Far South Appalachian Ridges1402002-02-21
27.LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point920Southern Cumberland Plateau202003-06-09
29.ChiltonChandler Mountain860Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus3402002-05-20
30.WalkerLockhart Hill820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2402003-06-07
30.TuscaloosaRock Mountain820Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus602003-09-27
32.FayetteFord Mountain800Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2602003-06-07
33.LamarLamar County High Point780Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2202003-06-07
34.BibbSand Mountain760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1802003-09-27
34.AutaugaWater Tanks760Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1002002-05-20
34.ElmoreElmore County High Point760Far South Appalachian Ridges802002-02-10
37.BarbourGraveyard Hill690Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3002002-03-09
38.PikeBecks Mountain Northeast680Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2302002-03-09
39.BullockBullock County High Point660Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2002002-03-09
40.CrenshawMount Carmel650Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2202002-02-10
41.RussellRussell County High Point634Far South Appalachian Ridges1942003-05-31
42.PickensPickens County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1202003-06-05
42.PerryPerry County High Point620Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus802002-05-20
44.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point612Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1722002-02-10
45.MaconMacon County High Point592Far South Appalachian Ridges432003-10-11
46.ButlerBarganier Lookout590Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1002002-03-10
47.LowndesBarganier Hill587Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1672002-03-10
48.HaleHale County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus2202002-05-21
48.MonroeMonroe County High Point580Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2102003-06-01
48.ChoctawScott Mountain580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2002002-03-10
48.DallasDallas County High Point580Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1602002-03-10
52.ConecuhConecuh County High Point570Florida Panhandle-South Alabama02003-06-01
53.DaleDale County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1102003-05-31
53.HenryHenry County High Point550Florida Panhandle-South Alabama202003-05-31
55.WilcoxFatama Lookout Tower547Florida Panhandle-South Alabama2372002-03-09
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point540Florida Panhandle-South Alabama3402002-03-10
57.CoffeeCoffee County High Point530Florida Panhandle-South Alabama702003-05-31
58.CovingtonCovington County High Point491Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1612002-02-10
59.SumterSumter County High Point451Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2412002-05-21
60.GreeneGreene County High Point440Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus1802003-06-05
61.WashingtonWashington County High Point430Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee602003-06-01
62.MarengoMarengo County High Point420Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1702002-03-10
63.HoustonHouston County High Point380Florida Panhandle-South Alabama1102003-05-31
64.EscambiaEscambia County High Point372Florida Panhandle-South Alabama122004-01-31
65.MobileMobile County High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee1602003-06-01
66.GenevaGeneva County High Point340Florida Panhandle-South Alabama502003-05-31
67.BaldwinBaldwin County High Point330Florida Panhandle-South Alabama302003-06-01

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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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