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The fourteen county highpoints of Vermont were first
completed by George Pearlstein in 1994.
Vermont has since been completed by nineteen
additional highpointers.
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    topographic chart (Acme)     aerial photograph (Flash Earth)                     Explanation

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Addison County - Mount Abraham (4,006 feet)

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Bennington County - Equinox Mountain (3,840+ feet)

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Caledonia County - Signal Mountain (3,360+ feet)

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Chittenden County - Mount Mansfield (4,393 feet and State Highpoint)

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Essex County - East Mountain (3,439 feet)

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Franklin County - Big Jay (3,786 feet)

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Grand Isle County - 1.5 miles SW of South Hero (279 feet) and 1.5 miles NE of Grand Isle (270+ feet)

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Lamoille County - "Adams Apple" 1500 feet NE of Mount Mansfield summit (4,120+ feet)

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Orange County - Butterfield Mountain (3,167 feet)

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Orleans County - Jay Peak (3,858 feet)

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Rutland County - Killington Peak (4,235 feet)

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Washington County - Mount Ellen (4,083 feet) and Camels Hump (4,080+ feet)

        Mount Ellen         Camels Hump

Windham County - Stratton Mountain (3,940 feet)

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Windsor County - Gillespie Peak (3,366 feet)

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Attempting to reach some of the points listed in this web site can be dangerous, and could lead to accidents resulting in injury or death. Some of the summits lie in rugged and isolated regions, where even minor mishaps can escalate into a life threatening crisis. Other locations lie on private property, military bases, and other areas where access is restricted. Trespassing in these areas can result in being arrested, shot at, or worse. Right of access to these areas is constantly changing, and access in the past does not guarantee present access. By use of this web page, the reader hereby releases the trip report authors, trip report compiler, and webmaster from liability for any injury, including but not limited to monetary loss, death, and other damages that might in any way be connected with this web site.

FAIR WARNING: These are "armchair mountaineer" articles, an offering for amusement, not action. Many of these peaks are potentially life threatening, or are on private property. Adequate mountaineer training and/or owner's permission are required if you choose to pursue this list. The authors cited on this page accept no responsibility for injury, or any liability related to these route descriptions.

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