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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

Showing Kevin Williamson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (33 out of 88, or 37.5%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascent Date
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains1995-11-25
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1997-05-24
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1997-05-24
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2002-05-25
5.TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains2001-07-07
6.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range1998-08-05
7.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains2001-09-23
7.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains2001-09-23
9.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Roan-Unaka Mountains2001-09-23
10.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1997-05-25
10.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1997-05-25
12.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Unicoi Mountains2001-03-24
13.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains2002-04-22
14.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers2001-07-26
15.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich2002-04-19
16.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains2002-04-20
17.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge1995-11-18
17.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge1995-11-18
19.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area1998-08-04
20.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240Franconia Area 
21.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region2002-04-17
22.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains2002-04-21
23.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1994-01-30
23.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1994-01-30
25.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area 
26.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest1995-11-19
27.VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area 
28.GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4440Georgia Blue Ridge1976-03-31
29.GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge1998-06-30
30.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area 
31.GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4400Georgia Blue Ridge1998-06-30
32.VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges 
33.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain 
34.TN-SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges2002-09-23
35.ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges 
36.VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains 
37.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area 
37.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area 
39.ME-OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range 
40.GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge2000-04-15
41.ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges 
42.VA-WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers 
43.GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge2000-04-16
44.WV-MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges 
45.VA-AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 
45.VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 
47.VA-NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge 
48.VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section 
48.VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section 
50.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County Highpoint3960Sandwich Range 
51.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains 
51.VA-CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges 
53.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge 
54.VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3840Northern Taconic 
55.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge 
56.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section 
57.VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section 
58.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills1998-08-01
59.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section 
60.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section 
61.VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains 
62.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges 
63.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2372Southern Taconic Range1998-08-01
64.NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2323Southern Taconic Range 
65.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 
65.PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain 
67.PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau 
68.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
69.PA-CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau 
70.MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin 
71.PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges 
72.VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
73.VA-LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
74.MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin 
75.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain1998-07-31
76.PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges 
77.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge 
78.PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain 
79.PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain 
80.PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain 
81.NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
82.PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges 
83.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP1600Kittatiny Mountain 
84.NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1540Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
85.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1480Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
86.CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1290Southern Taconic Range 
87.NY-RocklandRockhouse Mountain1283Hudson-Jersey Highlands 
88.NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark980Southern Taconic Range 

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List Description

Important: This list shows the highest points of the counties that the Appalachian Trail traverses. Note that many of these summits are not on or near the trail; often the Appalachian Trail does not go over or near the highest point in a county.


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