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Kentucky County High Points

Showing Robert Kleffner's first Winter ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 120, or 0%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.HarlanBlack Mountain4139Black Mountain1939556 
2.LetcherBlack Mountain-Northeast High Peak3760Black Mountain3608 
3.BellCumberland Mountain-Chadwell Benchmark3440Cumberland-Stone Mountain8010 
4.PikePine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains78919 
5.LeslieChestnut Knob2640Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains4806 
6.PerryDelphia Benchmark2560Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains5204 
7.KnottKnott-Letcher-Pike Triple County Point2400Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains3201 
8.FloydFloyd County High Point2360Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains5602 
9.KnoxKnox County High Point2322Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains10827 
10.WhitleyPine Mountain-Whitley County High Point2240Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains3006 
11.ClaySugar Gap Northeast2235Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains5954 
12.McCrearyRyans Creek Mountain2165Southern Cumberland Mountains7256 
13.CaseyGreen River Knob1789Central Cumberland Plateau7096 
14.WayneMiller Benchmark1788Southern Cumberland Plateau1661 
15.LaurelLaurel County High Point1780Central Cumberland Plateau6607 
15.ClintonClinton County High Point1780Southern Cumberland Plateau4003 
17.OwsleyOwsley County High Point1740Central Cumberland Plateau3404 
18.PulaskiGreen River Knob-Southeast Slope1700Central Cumberland Plateau406 
19.MadisonBear Mountain1680Central Cumberland Plateau2808 
20.RockcastleCruse Ridge1660Central Cumberland Plateau20015 
21.MagoffinSignal Knob Lookout1640Northern Cumberland Plateau3604 
22.JacksonCruse Ridge1633Central Cumberland Plateau1137 
23.BreathittTenmile Benchmark1620Northern Cumberland Plateau4200 
24.MartinMartin County High Point1606Northern Cumberland Plateau3661 
25.EstillZion Mountain1511Central Cumberland Plateau6113 
26.WolfeWolfe County High Point1500Northern Cumberland Plateau3604 
27.JohnsonStuffley Knob1480Northern Cumberland Plateau5202 
28.LincolnLincoln County High Point1460Central Cumberland Plateau607 
29.MontgomeryWestbrook Mountain1447Northern Cumberland Plateau2674 
30.PowellPilot Knob1440Northern Cumberland Plateau5203 
30.FlemingSand Mountain1440Northern Cumberland Plateau4145 
32.RowanLimestone Knob1435Northern Cumberland Plateau5154 
33.MenifeeMenifee County High Point1428Northern Cumberland Plateau3080 
34.LewisLewis County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau3406 
34.GarrardGarrard County High Point1400Central Cumberland Plateau3033 
34.MorganMorgan County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau2520 
37.BathTater Knob1388Northern Cumberland Plateau3488 
38.LeeLee County High Point1367Central Cumberland Plateau3275 
39.BoyleParksville Knob1364Central Cumberland Plateau1448 
40.ElliottElliott County High Point1360Northern Cumberland Plateau2602 
41.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1340Northern Cumberland Plateau3004 
42.CarterCarter County High Point1307Northern Cumberland Plateau1271 
43.MarionPutnam Knob1280Central Cumberland Plateau3808 
44.TaylorTaylor County High Point1220Central Cumberland Plateau605 
45.MetcalfeMetcalfe County High Point1200Central Cumberland Plateau2608 
45.GreenupGreenup County High Point1200Northern Cumberland Plateau1207 
47.ShelbyJeptha Knob Benchmark1188Central Cumberland Plateau4085 
48.HartFrenchman Knob1180Central Cumberland Plateau42015 
49.BoydBoyd County High Point1160Northern Cumberland Plateau4808 
50.MonroeMonroe County High Point1141Central Cumberland Plateau1416 
51.RussellRussell County High Point1140Central Cumberland Plateau1805 
51.CumberlandCumberland County High Point1140Southern Cumberland Plateau406 
53.ClarkClark County High Point1120Northern Cumberland Plateau2408 
53.AdairAdair County High Point1120Central Cumberland Plateau1958 
53.LarueLarue County High Point1120Central Cumberland Plateau1806 
56.NelsonRohan Knob1100Central Cumberland Plateau4007 
57.NicholasNicholas County High Point1080Northern Cumberland Plateau1207 
58.HarrisonLeesburg Benchmark1070Northern Cumberland Plateau1407 
58.ScottLeesburg Benchmark1070Northern Cumberland Plateau1407 
58.JessamineJessamine County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau705 
58.FayetteFayette County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau509 
62.BarrenLoves Knob1068Central Cumberland Plateau18812 
63.BourbonBourbon County High Point1050Northern Cumberland Plateau408 
64.HardinBlueball Hill1040Central Cumberland Plateau28013 
64.GreenGreen County High Point1040Central Cumberland Plateau1407 
66.MeadeBee Knob Hill1020Central Cumberland Plateau2808 
66.BrackenBracken County High Point1020Northern Cumberland Plateau1208 
66.WashingtonWashington County High Point1020Central Cumberland Plateau605 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point1009Northern Cumberland Plateau899 
70.BullittDawson Knob1000Central Cumberland Plateau5400 
70.MasonMason County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau1405 
70.OwenOwen County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau10013 
70.MercerMercer County High Point1000Central Cumberland Plateau709 
70.WoodfordWoodford County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau7010 
70.GrantGrant County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau6014 
76.TrimbleFishers Ridge980Central Cumberland Plateau14012 
76.AllenAllen County High Point980Central Cumberland Plateau1056 
78.ToddPilot Rock966Central Cumberland Plateau31637 
79.GraysonBuzzard Ridge963Central Cumberland Plateau235 
80.WarrenPilot Knob960Central Cumberland Plateau3506 
80.HenryHenry County High Point960Central Cumberland Plateau8010 
80.KentonKenton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau6017 
80.BooneBoone County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau6014 
80.PendletonPendleton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau408 
80.ChristianPilot Rock-West Slope960Central Cumberland Plateau2031 
86.FranklinWarfield BM950Central Cumberland Plateau11016 
87.GallatinGallatin County High Point940Northern Cumberland Plateau24011 
87.AndersonAnderson County High Point940Central Cumberland Plateau1008 
89.OldhamOldham County High Point930Central Cumberland Plateau6017 
89.CarrollCarroll County High Point930Northern Cumberland Plateau5011 
91.SimpsonPilot Knob928Central Cumberland Plateau2485 
92.CampbellCampbell County High Point920Northern Cumberland Plateau14015 
92.BreckinridgeBreckinridge County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau1406 
94.JeffersonSouth Park Hills902Central Cumberland Plateau37210 
95.EdmonsonEdmonson County High Point900Central Cumberland Plateau709 
95.SpencerSpencer County High Point900Central Cumberland Plateau409 
97.LoganRainbow Rock Knob WSW868Central Cumberland Plateau1986 
98.CrittendenWilson Hill842Central Cumberland Plateau35218 
99.HancockHancock County High Point840Central Cumberland Plateau2108 
100.ButlerButler County High Point820Central Cumberland Plateau206 
101.TriggBuie Knob813Central Cumberland Plateau2339 
102.OhioOhio County High Point800Central Cumberland Plateau1106 
103.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point767Central Cumberland Plateau21712 
104.MuhlenbergMuhlenberg County High Point760Central Cumberland Plateau1406 
105.LivingstonLockhart Bluff754Central Cumberland Plateau30410 
106.HopkinsHopkins County High Point729Central Cumberland Plateau2390 
107.DaviessDaviess County High Point680Central Cumberland Plateau1408 
108.UnionChalybeate Hills673Central Cumberland Plateau20313 
109.McLeanBarrett Hill670Central Cumberland Plateau2008 
109.LyonLeitch BM670Central Cumberland Plateau 8 
111.WebsterSteamport Hill640Central Cumberland Plateau2503 
111.CallowayCalloway County High Point640Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee5010 
113.HendersonWolf Hills588Central Cumberland Plateau1686 
114.GravesGraves County High Point580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee109 
115.CarlisleCarlisle County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee14011 
115.MarshallMarshall County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee89 
117.HickmanHickman County High Point510Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee309 
118.McCrackenMcCracken County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee709 
118.BallardBallard County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee3013 
118.FultonFulton County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2311 

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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 Kentucky, 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 1995 by Carl Mills and Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by John Hasch via the web site, and manually verified.


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