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Michigan County High Points

Showing Ben Lostracco's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (46 out of 83, or 55.42%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula9481998-08-16
2.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula02012-03-16
3.WayneWayne County High Point990Michigan Lower Peninsula102012-03-17
4.MacombTwombly Mountain1150Michigan Lower Peninsula1602012-03-19 a
5.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula702012-03-19 b
6.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1230Michigan Lower Peninsula2102015-08-10 a
7.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1030Michigan Lower Peninsula02015-08-10 b
8.OaklandGrampian Hills1230Michigan Lower Peninsula1802015-08-11 a
9.LapeerMount Christie1280Michigan Lower Peninsula5282015-08-11 b
10.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula1682015-08-11 c
11.BayBay County High Point845Michigan Lower Peninsula582015-08-12 c
12.ArenacArenac County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula1032015-08-12 d
13.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula402015-08-13 a
14.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula2602015-08-13 b
15.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula2832015-08-14 a
16.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1300Michigan Lower Peninsula2202015-08-15 b
17.EmmetGraham Benchmark1329Michigan Lower Peninsula7052015-08-16 a
18.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula4122015-08-16 c
19.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula1482015-08-16 d
20.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1165Michigan Lower Peninsula752015-08-17 a
21.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1214Michigan Lower Peninsula3432015-08-17 b
22.BenzieBenzie County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula642015-08-17 c
23.ManisteeManistee County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula2312015-08-17 d
24.MasonMason County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula2712015-08-19 a
25.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula2712015-08-19 b
26.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point974Michigan Lower Peninsula1812015-08-19 c
27.OttawaOttawa County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula302015-08-19 d
28.AlleganAllegan County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula402015-08-20 a
29.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1060Michigan Lower Peninsula1602015-08-20 b
30.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1040Michigan Lower Peninsula1102015-08-20 c
31.CassCass County High Point1150Michigan Lower Peninsula2932015-08-20 d
32.BerrienBerrien County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula1982015-08-20 e
33.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula3602015-08-26 b
34.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1090Michigan Upper Peninsula3682016-07-20 a
35.AlgerAlger County High Point1170Michigan Upper Peninsula402016-07-20 b
36.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula4252016-07-20 c
37.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1050Michigan Upper Peninsula02016-07-20 d
38.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula1852016-07-21
39.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1540Michigan Upper Peninsula9002016-07-22 a
40.OntonagonSummit Peak1952Wisconsin North Woods6202016-07-22 b
41.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods1492016-08-08 a
42.GogebicGogebic County High Point1870Wisconsin North Woods1302016-08-08 c
43.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula2092016-08-09 a
44.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1171Michigan Upper Peninsula1822016-08-09 b
45.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula522016-08-09 c
46.MackinacMaple Hill1000Michigan Upper Peninsula1802016-08-10
 HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula60 
 MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula3 
 SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula3 
 KentFisk Benchmark1063Michigan Lower Peninsula104 
 InghamTeaspoon Hill1050Michigan Lower Peninsula100 
 KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1050Michigan Lower Peninsula150 
 WashtenawSharon Short Hills1150Michigan Lower Peninsula150 
 BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula258 
 BranchBranch County High Point1130Michigan Lower Peninsula90 
 MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1120Michigan Lower Peninsula170 
 CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula164 
 AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1100Michigan Lower Peninsula200 
 EatonEaton County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula40 
 ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula20 
 ClintonClinton County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula70 
 SanilacSanilac County High Point905Michigan Lower Peninsula65 
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point900Michigan Lower Peninsula 2015-08-12 a
 GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula70 
 Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula60 
 IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula0 
 JacksonJackson County High Point1190Michigan Lower Peninsula100 
 LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula167 
 MecostaMecosta County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula45 
 IsabellaIsabella County High Point1270Michigan Lower Peninsula270 
 GladwinGladwin County High Point1240Michigan Lower Peninsula0 
 MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1555Michigan Lower Peninsula173 
 RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula422 
 WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1041 
 OsceolaGrove Hill1703Michigan Lower Peninsula394 
 IronIron County High Point1880Wisconsin North Woods70 
 CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1540Michigan Lower Peninsula364 
 OtsegoOtsego County High Point1516Michigan Lower Peninsula311 
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1509Michigan Lower Peninsula  
 OgemawOgemaw County High Point1510Michigan Lower Peninsula30 
 KalkaskaCleary Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula206 
 MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula164 
 LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula249 
 ClareClare County High Point1388Michigan Lower Peninsula242 
 NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1350Michigan Lower Peninsula243 

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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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