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North Carolina County High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

Showing all of Mike Stinson's ascent dates (max 10 rounds) (Overall: 7 out of 100, or 7%)

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
Round 2
Round 3
1.YanceyMount Mitchell668460892 2012-07-14  2017-09-23  
2.SwainClingmans Dome664345033 1974  2012-07-13  2016-07-22 
3.HaywoodMount Guyot66211581    
4.JacksonRichland Balsam641030101 2016-07-21 b   
5.BuncombePotato Knob640040    
6.MitchellRoan High Knob628534851 2012-05-20   
7.AveryGrassy Ridge Bald61606481 2012-05-20   
8.TransylvaniaChestnut Bald60001601 2012-08-07   
9.WataugaGrandfather Mountain59462426    
10.CaldwellCalloway Peak-East Summit594519    
11.McDowellThe Pinnacle5665465    
12.GrahamHuckleberry Knob55603400    
13.MaconStanding Indian54992819    
13.ClayStanding Indian54992819    
15.HendersonLittle Pisgah Mountain52801601 2016-06-30   
16.AsheThe Peak5160840    
17.MadisonSandymush Bald5152472    
18.CherokeeCounty Corner Point50600    
19.BurkeLong Arm Mountain4280560    
20.AlleghanyCatherine Knob41751135    
21.WilkesThompkins Knob4080920    
22.RutherfordSugarloaf Mountain39651725    
23.SurryFisher Peak3580900    
24.PolkTryon Peak32801430    
25.ClevelandBenn Knob2880400    
26.StokesMoores Knob25791439    
27.AlexanderHickory Knob2560960    
28.CatawbaBaker Mountain1780600    
29.YadkinClick Benchmark1755595    
30.IredellFox Mountain1740300    
31.GastonThe Pinnacle1690750    
32.LincolnBuffalo Knob1480210    
33.DavidsonHigh Rock Mountain1188498    
34.RandolphShepherd Mountain1150500    
35.ForsythForsyth County High Point11000    
36.RowanYoungs Mountain1090310    
37.RockinghamRockingham County High Point10400    
38.DavieDavie County High Point10100    
39.GuilfordGuilford County High Point10000    
40.AlamanceCane Creek Mountains970270    
41.MontgomeryDark Mountain953273    
42.StanlyMorrow Mountain900385    
43.MecklenburgMecklenburg County High Point890100    
43.PersonRoxboro Hill890220    
43.CabarrusCabarrus County High Point890100    
46.CaswellStony Creek Mountain-North Summit88060    
47.OrangeOcconeechee Mountain860190    
48.UnionUnion County High Point78020    
49.ChathamChatham County High Point774114    
50.DurhamRed Mountain-South Peak77020    
51.GranvilleGranville County High Point740210    
52.MooreMoore County High Point73020    
53.AnsonGordon Mountain636236    
54.RichmondRichmond County High Point620180    
55.VanceVance County High Point57070    
56.FranklinFranklin County High Point562142    
57.HokeHoke County High Point550100    
58.LeeLee County High Point54090    
58.WakeWake County High Point540140    
60.HarnettBig Ridge49595    
61.CumberlandCumberland County High Point486116    
63.WarrenWarren County High Point48020    
62.ScotlandScotland County High Point48070    
64.HalifaxHalifax County High Point39040    
65.JohnstonJohnston County High Point37030    
65.NorthamptonNorthampton County High Point37080    
67.NashNash County High Point36050    
68.WilsonWilson County High Point32040    
69.RobesonRobeson County High Point2428    
70.SampsonSampson County High Point23010    
71.WayneWayne County High Point19533    
72.DuplinDuplin County High Point1700    
72.BladenBladen County High Point17043    
74.LenoirLenoir County High Point16423    
75.EdgecombeEdgecombe County High Point1400    
76.GreeneGreene County High Point13817    
77.ColumbusColumbus County High Point13220    
78.PittPitt County High Point12820    
79.JonesJones County High Point1250    
80.PenderPender County High Point11538    
81.OnslowOnslow County High Point1124    
82.BertieBertie County High Point10028    
83.HertfordHertford County High Point958    
84.MartinMartin County High Point920    
85.DareKill Devil Hill9171    
86.GatesGates County High Point8518    
87.New HanoverNew Hanover County High Point7540    
87.BrunswickBrunswick County High Point7523    
89.BeaufortBeaufort County High Point6624    
89.CravenCraven County High Point664    
89.CurrituckLuark Hill6657    
92.ChowanChowan County High Point523    
92.PerquimansPerquimans County High Point523    
94.PamlicoPamlico County High Point5018    
94.WashingtonWashington County High Point505    
96.CarteretCarteret County High Point4545    
97.HydeOcracoke Island High Point2727    
98.PasquotankPasquotank County High Point200    
98.CamdenCamden County High Point200    
100.TyrrellTyrrell County High Point1712    

Main Peak List: Click here to see the standard peak listing, showning more informational columns and just the first ascent date.

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.

About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Mike Stinson, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

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 North Carolina, 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 Fred Lobdell, limited review by David Olson and Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by the web site, and manually verified.


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