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West Virginia County High Points

Showing Bob Packard's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (55 out of 55, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.PendletonSpruce Knob4861Spruce Mountain Area27818071985-08 a5
2.PocahontasThorny Flat4848Shavers Fork Mountain Complex1688252001-06-12
3.MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges0172002-04-25
3.MercerBuckhorn Knob4069Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area749122002-04-25
5.GreenbrierGrassy Knob4360Yew Mountains Area920192002-04-26
6.GrantBell Knob4140Canaan Valley Area180332002-04-29
7.RandolphMount Porte Crayon4770Canaan Valley Area1570312002-04-30
7.TuckerWeiss Knob4440Canaan Valley Area600292002-04-30
9.PrestonBackbone Mountain-Preston County High Point3400Northern Allegheny Mountains100452002-05-01
9.MineralBlack Rock3160Northern Allegheny Mountains42082002-05-01
11.SummersKeeney Knob3927Southern Allegheny Mountains1407172003-05-23
11.RaleighIvy Knob3600Southern Allegheny Mountains1400172003-05-23
11.WyomingIvy Knob3600Southern Allegheny Mountains1400172003-05-23
14.WebsterHamrick Run North4031Yew Mountains Area15162003-05-24
14.NicholasHanging Rock3840Yew Mountains Area18592003-05-24
16.BoonePilot Knob-Southwest Peak3555Southern Allegheny Mountains195142004-05-26
16.FayetteMyles Knob3460Southern Allegheny Mountains620162004-05-26
18.McDowellFlat Top Mountain-Northwest Slope3400Southern Allegheny Mountains0122004-05-27
18.LoganBurning Rock-Northwest Ridge2920Southern Allegheny Mountains092004-05-27
18.MingoHorsepen Mountain2524Southern Allegheny Mountains1082172004-05-27
21.KanawhaKayford Mountain2898Southern Allegheny Mountains33852004-05-28
22.UpshurUpshur County High Point3160Western Allegheny Mountains0102004-05-29
22.BarbourLaurel Mountain-Elliot Benchmark3157Laurel Highlands062004-05-29
24.HardyBears Hell3327North Central Appalachian Ridges88772004-05-30
25.HampshireNathaniel Mountain-Southwest Peak3020North Central Appalachian Ridges240122004-05-31
25.MorganCacapon Mountain-Ridge Benchmark2320North Central Appalachian Ridges0242004-05-31
25.BerkeleyThird Hill Mountain2172North Central Appalachian Ridges1112292004-05-31
28.LincolnLincoln County High Point1686Southern Allegheny Mountains16672008-05-10
28.WayneWayne County High Point1560Southern Allegheny Plateau24082008-05-10
30.PutnamPutnam County High Point1228Southern Allegheny Plateau208112008-05-11
30.CabellCabell County High Point1169Southern Allegheny Plateau12972008-05-11
32.WoodWood County High Point1328Southern Allegheny Plateau368142008-05-12
32.WirtRuble Knob1320Southern Allegheny Plateau37982008-05-12
32.JacksonGarnes Knob1225Southern Allegheny Plateau32572008-05-12
32.MasonMason County High Point1120Southern Allegheny Plateau072008-05-12
36.DoddridgeDoddridge County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau440112008-05-13
36.TylerTyler County High Point1500Southern Allegheny Plateau22082008-05-13
36.RitchieRitchie County High Point1435Southern Allegheny Plateau47592008-05-13
36.PleasantsPleasants County High Point1270Southern Allegheny Plateau27072008-05-13
40.WetzelWetzel County High Point1680Southern Allegheny Plateau420112008-05-14
40.MarshallTunnel Hill Northeast1602Southern Allegheny Plateau250142008-05-14
40.OhioOhio County High Point1420Southern Allegheny Plateau40132008-05-14
40.BrookeIndependence Benchmark1372Southern Allegheny Plateau172122008-05-14
40.HancockHancock County High Point1363Southern Allegheny Plateau183132008-05-14
45.MonongaliaSand Spring Lookout W2560Laurel Highlands0352008-05-15
45.TaylorTaylor County High Point2080Laurel Highlands0322008-05-15
45.MarionMarion County High Point2002Laurel Highlands0332008-05-15
45.HarrisonCharity Benchmark Southeast1860Southern Allegheny Plateau100142008-05-15
49.BraxtonRose Benchmark2183Western Allegheny Mountains103142008-05-16
49.LewisLewis County High Point1960Western Allegheny Mountains200122008-05-16
49.GilmerLungshoal Benchmark1580Southern Allegheny Plateau420122008-05-16
52.ClayBird Knob1864Southern Allegheny Plateau464102008-05-17
52.CalhounMule Knob1584Southern Allegheny Plateau36472008-05-17
52.RoaneRoane County High Point1560Southern Allegheny Plateau16082008-05-17
55.JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge623372008-05-18

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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 West Virginia, 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.

Acknowledgments

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 Michael Schwartz.
  • Latitude-longitude values for peaks researched manually by myself and may not show all various subareas.

 


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