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Michigan County High Points

Showing Ben Lostracco's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (82 out of 83, or 98.8%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula9481998-08-16
2.OntonagonSummit Peak1952Wisconsin North Woods6202016-07-22 b
3.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula1852016-07-21
4.IronIron County High Point1880Wisconsin North Woods702018-04-26 a
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point1870Wisconsin North Woods1302016-08-08 c
6.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula10412017-09-15 b
7.OsceolaGrove Hill1703Michigan Lower Peninsula3942017-09-14 d
8.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods1492016-08-08 a
9.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula2092016-08-09 a
10.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula4222017-09-18 c
11.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula4122015-08-16 c
12.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1555Michigan Lower Peninsula1732017-09-15 a
13.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1540Michigan Upper Peninsula9002016-07-22 a
13.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1540Michigan Lower Peninsula3642017-09-18 a
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1516Michigan Lower Peninsula3112017-09-16 a
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1509Michigan Lower Peninsula 2017-09-16 b
16.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1510Michigan Lower Peninsula302017-09-18 d
17.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula1482015-08-16 d
18.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula2602015-08-13 b
19.KalkaskaCleary Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula2062017-09-18 b
20.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula1642017-09-17 a
21.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula2492017-09-14 c
22.ClareClare County High Point1388Michigan Lower Peninsula2422017-09-19 b
23.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1350Michigan Lower Peninsula2432017-09-14 b
24.EmmetGraham Benchmark1329Michigan Lower Peninsula7052015-08-16 a
25.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1300Michigan Lower Peninsula2202015-08-15 b
26.LapeerMount Christie1280Michigan Lower Peninsula5282015-08-11 b
26.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula3602015-08-26 b
26.MecostaMecosta County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula452017-09-14 a
29.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula2832015-08-14 a
30.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1270Michigan Lower Peninsula2702017-09-20 a
31.GladwinGladwin County High Point1240Michigan Lower Peninsula02017-09-19 a
32.OaklandGrampian Hills1230Michigan Lower Peninsula1802015-08-11 a
32.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1230Michigan Lower Peninsula2102015-08-10 a
34.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula1672017-09-12 b
35.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1214Michigan Lower Peninsula3432015-08-17 b
36.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula4252016-07-20 c
37.JacksonJackson County High Point1190Michigan Lower Peninsula1002017-09-12 c
38.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1171Michigan Upper Peninsula1822016-08-09 b
39.AlgerAlger County High Point1170Michigan Upper Peninsula402016-07-20 b
40.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1165Michigan Lower Peninsula752015-08-17 a
41.BenzieBenzie County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula642015-08-17 c
41.ManisteeManistee County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula2312015-08-17 d
43.MacombTwombly Mountain1150Michigan Lower Peninsula1602012-03-19 a
43.CassCass County High Point1150Michigan Lower Peninsula2932015-08-20 d
43.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1150Michigan Lower Peninsula1502018-04-20
46.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula2582017-09-13 a
47.BranchBranch County High Point1130Michigan Lower Peninsula902017-09-12 d
48.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1120Michigan Lower Peninsula1702017-09-20 b
49.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula1642017-09-12 e
50.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1100Michigan Lower Peninsula200 
51.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1090Michigan Upper Peninsula3682016-07-20 a
52.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula2712015-08-19 b
53.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula402015-08-13 a
54.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula522016-08-09 c
55.KentFisk Benchmark1063Michigan Lower Peninsula1042017-09-13 d
56.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1060Michigan Lower Peninsula1602015-08-20 b
57.InghamTeaspoon Hill1050Michigan Lower Peninsula1002017-09-21 c
57.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1050Michigan Lower Peninsula1502018-04-21 a
57.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1050Michigan Upper Peninsula02016-07-20 d
60.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1040Michigan Lower Peninsula1102015-08-20 c
61.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1030Michigan Lower Peninsula02015-08-10 b
62.AlleganAllegan County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula402015-08-20 a
62.EatonEaton County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula402017-09-21 d
62.MackinacMaple Hill1000Michigan Upper Peninsula1802016-08-10
65.WayneWayne County High Point990Michigan Lower Peninsula102012-03-17
66.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula1682015-08-11 c
67.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point974Michigan Lower Peninsula1812015-08-19 c
68.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula202017-09-21 b
69.MasonMason County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula2712015-08-19 a
70.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula02017-09-13 c
70.OttawaOttawa County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula302015-08-19 d
70.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula602017-09-17 b
73.BerrienBerrien County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula1982015-08-20 e
73.ClintonClinton County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula702017-09-21 a
75.SanilacSanilac County High Point905Michigan Lower Peninsula652018-04-22 a
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point900Michigan Lower Peninsula1272015-08-12 a
76.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula702017-09-20 c
77.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula702012-03-19 b
78.ArenacArenac County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula1032015-08-12 d
78.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula602018-04-22 b
80.BayBay County High Point845Michigan Lower Peninsula582015-08-12 c
81.MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula32018-04-23
82.SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula32018-04-21 b
83.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula02012-03-16

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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 Michigan, then 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 1997 by Roy Schweiker and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Andy Hatzos via the web site, and manually verified.


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