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Michigan County High Points

Showing Bob Schwab's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (83 out of 83, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula9581994-08-09
2.OntonagonSummit Peak1969Wisconsin North Woods637Unknown
3.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula185Unknown
4.IronIron County High Point1890Wisconsin North Woods90Unknown
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point1880Wisconsin North Woods150Unknown
6.OsceolaGrove Hill1713Michigan Lower Peninsula413Unknown
7.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1046Unknown
8.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods149Unknown
9.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula229Unknown
10.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula422Unknown
11.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1565Michigan Lower Peninsula183Unknown
12.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula422Unknown
13.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1560Michigan Upper Peninsula940Unknown
14.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1550Michigan Lower Peninsula374Unknown
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1526Michigan Lower Peninsula321Unknown
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1526Michigan Lower Peninsula  
16.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1520Michigan Lower Peninsula50Unknown
17.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula148Unknown
18.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula270Unknown
19.KalkaskaCleary Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula216Unknown
20.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula174Unknown
21.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula249Unknown
22.ClareClare County High Point1398Michigan Lower Peninsula252Unknown
23.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1360Michigan Lower Peninsula253Unknown
24.EmmetGraham Benchmark1345Michigan Lower Peninsula738Unknown
25.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1320Michigan Lower Peninsula260Unknown
26.MecostaMecosta County High Point1296Michigan Lower Peninsula61Unknown
27.LapeerMount Christie1290Michigan Lower Peninsula538Unknown
27.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1290Michigan Lower Peninsula380Unknown
29.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula290Unknown
30.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula293Unknown
31.GladwinGladwin County High Point1250Michigan Lower Peninsula20Unknown
32.OaklandGrampian Hills1240Michigan Lower Peninsula200Unknown
32.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1240Michigan Lower Peninsula230Unknown
34.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1230Michigan Lower Peninsula359Unknown
35.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula177Unknown
36.JacksonJackson County High Point1200Michigan Lower Peninsula120Unknown
37.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula425Unknown
38.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1181Michigan Upper Peninsula192Unknown
38.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1181Michigan Lower Peninsula91Unknown
40.AlgerAlger County High Point1180Michigan Upper Peninsula60Unknown
41.BenzieBenzie County High Point1171Michigan Lower Peninsula74Unknown
41.ManisteeManistee County High Point1171Michigan Lower Peninsula241Unknown
43.MacombTwombly Mountain1160Michigan Lower Peninsula1802002-12-08
43.CassCass County High Point1160Michigan Lower Peninsula303Unknown
43.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1160Michigan Lower Peninsula170Unknown
46.BranchBranch County High Point1140Michigan Lower Peninsula110Unknown
47.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula268Unknown
48.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1130Michigan Lower Peninsula190Unknown
49.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1110Michigan Lower Peninsula220Unknown
50.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula164Unknown
51.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1100Michigan Upper Peninsula378Unknown
52.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula271Unknown
53.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula60Unknown
54.KentFisk Benchmark1073Michigan Lower Peninsula114Unknown
55.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1070Michigan Lower Peninsula180Unknown
55.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula52Unknown
57.InghamTeaspoon Hill1060Michigan Lower Peninsula120Unknown
57.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1060Michigan Lower Peninsula170Unknown
57.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1060Michigan Upper Peninsula20Unknown
60.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1050Michigan Lower Peninsula130Unknown
61.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1040Michigan Lower Peninsula20Unknown
62.AlleganAllegan County High Point1010Michigan Lower Peninsula60Unknown
62.EatonEaton County High Point1010Michigan Lower Peninsula60Unknown
62.MackinacMaple Hill1010Michigan Upper Peninsula200Unknown
65.WayneWayne County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula30Unknown
66.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point984Michigan Lower Peninsula191Unknown
67.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula168Unknown
68.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point970Michigan Lower Peninsula40Unknown
69.MasonMason County High Point965Michigan Lower Peninsula281Unknown
70.OttawaOttawa County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula50Unknown
70.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula80Unknown
72.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula10Unknown
73.BerrienBerrien County High Point940Michigan Lower Peninsula208Unknown
73.ClintonClinton County High Point940Michigan Lower Peninsula90Unknown
75.SanilacSanilac County High Point910Michigan Lower Peninsula80Unknown
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point910Michigan Lower Peninsula137 
76.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula80Unknown
77.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula80Unknown
78.ArenacArenac County High Point875Michigan Lower Peninsula108Unknown
79.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula70Unknown
80.BayBay County High Point850Michigan Lower Peninsula63Unknown
81.MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula3Unknown
82.SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula3Unknown
83.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula0Unknown

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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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