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West Virginia County High Points

Showing Chip Clark's first Winter ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 55, or 3.64%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.PendletonSpruce Knob4861Spruce Mountain Area27818131991-01-19
2.PrestonBackbone Mountain-Preston County High Point3400Northern Allegheny Mountains100452006-01-28
 PocahontasThorny Flat4848Shavers Fork Mountain Complex168825 
 RandolphMount Porte Crayon4770Canaan Valley Area157031 
 TuckerWeiss Knob4440Canaan Valley Area60029 
 GreenbrierGrassy Knob4360Yew Mountains Area92019 
 GrantBell Knob4140Canaan Valley Area18033 
 MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges017 
 MercerBuckhorn Knob4069Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area74912 
 WebsterHamrick Run North4031Yew Mountains Area1516 
 SummersKeeney Knob3927Southern Allegheny Mountains140717 
 NicholasHanging Rock3840Yew Mountains Area1859 
 RaleighIvy Knob3600Southern Allegheny Mountains140017 
 WyomingIvy Knob3600Southern Allegheny Mountains140017 
 BoonePilot Knob-Southwest Peak3555Southern Allegheny Mountains19514 
 FayetteMyles Knob3460Southern Allegheny Mountains62016 
 McDowellFlat Top Mountain-Northwest Slope3400Southern Allegheny Mountains012 
 HardyBears Hell3327North Central Appalachian Ridges8877 
 UpshurUpshur County High Point3160Western Allegheny Mountains010 
 MineralBlack Rock3160Northern Allegheny Mountains4208 
 BarbourLaurel Mountain-Elliot Benchmark3157Laurel Highlands06 
 HampshireNathaniel Mountain-Southwest Peak3020North Central Appalachian Ridges24012 
 LoganBurning Rock-Northwest Ridge2920Southern Allegheny Mountains09 
 KanawhaKayford Mountain2898Southern Allegheny Mountains3385 
 MonongaliaSand Spring Lookout W2560Laurel Highlands035 
 MingoHorsepen Mountain2524Southern Allegheny Mountains108217 
 MorganCacapon Mountain-Ridge Benchmark2320North Central Appalachian Ridges024 
 BraxtonRose Benchmark2183Western Allegheny Mountains10314 
 BerkeleyThird Hill Mountain2172North Central Appalachian Ridges111229 
 TaylorTaylor County High Point2080Laurel Highlands032 
 MarionMarion County High Point2002Laurel Highlands033 
 LewisLewis County High Point1960Western Allegheny Mountains20012 
 ClayBird Knob1864Southern Allegheny Plateau46410 
 HarrisonCharity Benchmark Southeast1860Southern Allegheny Plateau10014 
 JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge62337 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point1686Southern Allegheny Mountains1667 
 WetzelWetzel County High Point1680Southern Allegheny Plateau42011 
 DoddridgeDoddridge County High Point1660Southern Allegheny Plateau44011 
 MarshallTunnel Hill Northeast1602Southern Allegheny Plateau25014 
 CalhounMule Knob1584Southern Allegheny Plateau3647 
 GilmerLungshoal Benchmark1580Southern Allegheny Plateau42012 
 RoaneRoane County High Point1560Southern Allegheny Plateau1608 
 WayneWayne County High Point1560Southern Allegheny Plateau2408 
 TylerTyler County High Point1500Southern Allegheny Plateau2208 
 RitchieRitchie County High Point1435Southern Allegheny Plateau4759 
 OhioOhio County High Point1420Southern Allegheny Plateau4013 
 BrookeIndependence Benchmark1372Southern Allegheny Plateau17212 
 HancockHancock County High Point1363Southern Allegheny Plateau18313 
 WoodWood County High Point1328Southern Allegheny Plateau36814 
 WirtRuble Knob1320Southern Allegheny Plateau3798 
 PleasantsPleasants County High Point1270Southern Allegheny Plateau2707 
 PutnamPutnam County High Point1228Southern Allegheny Plateau20811 
 JacksonGarnes Knob1225Southern Allegheny Plateau3257 
 CabellCabell County High Point1169Southern Allegheny Plateau1297 
 MasonMason County High Point1120Southern Allegheny Plateau07 

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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.


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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