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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 Mountain1919558 
2.LetcherBlack Mountain-Northeast High Peak3740Black Mountain3208 
13.CaseyGreen River Knob1789Central Cumberland Plateau6996 
16.LaurelLaurel County High Point1770Central Cumberland Plateau6407 
17.OwsleyOwsley County High Point1730Central Cumberland Plateau3204 
18.PulaskiGreen River Knob-Southeast Slope1690Central Cumberland Plateau206 
19.MadisonBear Mountain1670Central Cumberland Plateau2608 
20.RockcastleCruse Ridge1650Central Cumberland Plateau18015 
22.JacksonCruse Ridge1633Central Cumberland Plateau1037 
25.EstillZion Mountain1511Central Cumberland Plateau6013 
28.LincolnLincoln County High Point1450Central Cumberland Plateau407 
34.GarrardGarrard County High Point1400Central Cumberland Plateau3033 
38.LeeLee County High Point1367Central Cumberland Plateau3175 
39.BoyleParksville Knob1364Central Cumberland Plateau1348 
43.MarionPutnam Knob1270Central Cumberland Plateau3608 
44.TaylorTaylor County High Point1210Central Cumberland Plateau405 
46.MetcalfeMetcalfe County High Point1190Central Cumberland Plateau2408 
47.ShelbyJeptha Knob Benchmark1188Central Cumberland Plateau4035 
48.HartFrenchman Knob1170Central Cumberland Plateau40015 
50.MonroeMonroe County High Point1141Central Cumberland Plateau1316 
51.RussellRussell County High Point1140Central Cumberland Plateau1705 
53.AdairAdair County High Point1120Central Cumberland Plateau1958 
55.LarueLarue County High Point1110Central Cumberland Plateau1606 
56.NelsonRohan Knob1095Central Cumberland Plateau3907 
60.BarrenLoves Knob1068Central Cumberland Plateau18312 
64.GreenGreen County High Point1040Central Cumberland Plateau1307 
65.HardinBlueball Hill1030Central Cumberland Plateau26013 
66.WashingtonWashington County High Point1020Central Cumberland Plateau505 
67.MeadeBee Knob Hill1010Central Cumberland Plateau2608 
70.MercerMercer County High Point1000Central Cumberland Plateau659 
75.BullittDawson Knob990Central Cumberland Plateau5200 
76.TrimbleFishers Ridge975Central Cumberland Plateau13012 
77.AllenAllen County High Point970Central Cumberland Plateau956 
78.ToddPilot Rock966Central Cumberland Plateau31137 
79.GraysonBuzzard Ridge963Central Cumberland Plateau135 
80.HenryHenry County High Point960Central Cumberland Plateau7510 
84.ChristianPilot Rock-West Slope955Central Cumberland Plateau1031 
84.WarrenPilot Knob955Central Cumberland Plateau3406 
86.FranklinWarfield BM945Central Cumberland Plateau9516 
87.AndersonAnderson County High Point940Central Cumberland Plateau908 
90.SimpsonPilot Knob928Central Cumberland Plateau2435 
91.OldhamOldham County High Point925Central Cumberland Plateau5017 
92.BreckinridgeBreckinridge County High Point920Central Cumberland Plateau1306 
94.JeffersonSouth Park Hills902Central Cumberland Plateau36710 
95.EdmonsonEdmonson County High Point900Central Cumberland Plateau659 
96.SpencerSpencer County High Point890Central Cumberland Plateau209 
97.LoganRainbow Rock Knob WSW868Central Cumberland Plateau1936 
98.CrittendenWilson Hill842Central Cumberland Plateau34718 
99.HancockHancock County High Point840Central Cumberland Plateau2108 
100.ButlerButler County High Point820Central Cumberland Plateau106 
101.TriggBuie Knob813Central Cumberland Plateau2289 
102.OhioOhio County High Point800Central Cumberland Plateau1056 
103.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point767Central Cumberland Plateau21212 
104.MuhlenbergMuhlenberg County High Point760Central Cumberland Plateau1356 
105.LivingstonLockhart Bluff754Central Cumberland Plateau29910 
106.HopkinsHopkins County High Point729Central Cumberland Plateau2340 
107.DaviessDaviess County High Point680Central Cumberland Plateau1358 
108.UnionChalybeate Hills673Central Cumberland Plateau19813 
109.LyonLeitch BM670Central Cumberland Plateau 8 
110.McLeanBarrett Hill665Central Cumberland Plateau1908 
111.WebsterSteamport Hill640Central Cumberland Plateau2453 
113.HendersonWolf Hills588Central Cumberland Plateau1636 
3.BellCumberland Mountain-Chadwell Benchmark3420Cumberland-Stone Mountain4010 
111.CallowayCalloway County High Point640Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee4510 
114.GravesGraves County High Point580Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee59 
115.MarshallMarshall County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee89 
115.CarlisleCarlisle County High Point550Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee13511 
117.HickmanHickman County High Point510Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee259 
118.BallardBallard County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2513 
118.McCrackenMcCracken County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee659 
118.FultonFulton County High Point500Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee2311 
21.MagoffinSignal Knob Lookout1640Northern Cumberland Plateau3404 
23.BreathittTenmile Benchmark1620Northern Cumberland Plateau4000 
24.MartinMartin County High Point1606Northern Cumberland Plateau3461 
26.WolfeWolfe County High Point1490Northern Cumberland Plateau3404 
27.JohnsonStuffley Knob1480Northern Cumberland Plateau5002 
29.MontgomeryWestbrook Mountain1447Northern Cumberland Plateau2574 
30.PowellPilot Knob1440Northern Cumberland Plateau5103 
31.RowanLimestone Knob1435Northern Cumberland Plateau5054 
32.FlemingSand Mountain1430Northern Cumberland Plateau4045 
33.MenifeeMenifee County High Point1428Northern Cumberland Plateau2980 
34.LewisLewis County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau3306 
34.MorganMorgan County High Point1400Northern Cumberland Plateau2520 
37.BathTater Knob1388Northern Cumberland Plateau3388 
40.ElliottElliott County High Point1360Northern Cumberland Plateau2502 
41.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1330Northern Cumberland Plateau2804 
42.CarterCarter County High Point1307Northern Cumberland Plateau1171 
45.GreenupGreenup County High Point1200Northern Cumberland Plateau1107 
49.BoydBoyd County High Point1150Northern Cumberland Plateau4608 
53.ClarkClark County High Point1120Northern Cumberland Plateau2308 
57.NicholasNicholas County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau1007 
57.JessamineJessamine County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau655 
57.FayetteFayette County High Point1070Northern Cumberland Plateau459 
61.HarrisonLeesburg Benchmark1065Northern Cumberland Plateau1307 
61.ScottLeesburg Benchmark1065Northern Cumberland Plateau1307 
63.BourbonBourbon County High Point1050Northern Cumberland Plateau358 
67.BrackenBracken County High Point1010Northern Cumberland Plateau1008 
69.RobertsonRobertson County High Point1009Northern Cumberland Plateau799 
70.MasonMason County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau1305 
70.WoodfordWoodford County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau6510 
70.OwenOwen County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau9013 
70.GrantGrant County High Point1000Northern Cumberland Plateau5014 
80.BooneBoone County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau5014 
80.PendletonPendleton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau308 
80.KentonKenton County High Point960Northern Cumberland Plateau5017 
88.GallatinGallatin County High Point930Northern Cumberland Plateau22011 
88.CarrollCarroll County High Point930Northern Cumberland Plateau4511 
92.CampbellCampbell County High Point920Northern Cumberland Plateau13515 
4.PikePine Mountain-Birch Gap Peak3149Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains76919 
5.LeslieChestnut Knob2620Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains4406 
6.PerryDelphia Benchmark2540Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains4804 
7.KnottKnott-Letcher-Pike Triple County Point2380Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains2801 
8.FloydFloyd County High Point2340Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains5202 
9.KnoxKnox County High Point2322Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains10727 
10.ClaySugar Gap Northeast2235Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains5754 
11.WhitleyPine Mountain-Whitley County High Point2230Pine Mountain-Northwest Cumberland Mountains2806 
12.McCrearyRyans Creek Mountain2165Southern Cumberland Mountains7156 
14.WayneMiller Benchmark1788Southern Cumberland Plateau1661 
15.ClintonClinton County High Point1780Southern Cumberland Plateau3903 
52.CumberlandCumberland County High Point1130Southern Cumberland Plateau206 

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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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