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Michigan County High Points

Showing Charles Zerphey's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (1 out of 83, or 1.2%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula9531996-07-31
2.OntonagonSummit Peak1960Wisconsin North Woods  
3.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula  
4.IronIron County High Point1885Wisconsin North Woods  
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point1875Wisconsin North Woods  
6.OsceolaGrove Hill1708Michigan Lower Peninsula  
7.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1043 
8.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods  
9.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula  
10.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula  
11.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula  
12.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1560Michigan Lower Peninsula  
13.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1550Michigan Upper Peninsula  
14.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1545Michigan Lower Peninsula  
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1521Michigan Lower Peninsula  
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1517Michigan Lower Peninsula  
16.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1515Michigan Lower Peninsula  
17.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula  
18.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula  
19.KalkaskaCherry Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula  
20.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula  
21.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula  
22.ClareClare County High Point1393Michigan Lower Peninsula  
23.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1355Michigan Lower Peninsula  
24.EmmetGraham Benchmark1337Michigan Lower Peninsula  
25.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1310Michigan Lower Peninsula  
26.MecostaMecosta County High Point1288Michigan Lower Peninsula  
27.LapeerMount Christie1285Michigan Lower Peninsula  
27.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1285Michigan Lower Peninsula  
29.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1275Michigan Lower Peninsula  
30.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula  
31.GladwinGladwin County High Point1245Michigan Lower Peninsula  
32.OaklandGrampian Hills1235Michigan Lower Peninsula  
32.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1235Michigan Lower Peninsula  
34.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula  
35.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1222Michigan Lower Peninsula  
36.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula  
37.JacksonJackson County High Point1195Michigan Lower Peninsula  
38.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1176Michigan Upper Peninsula  
39.AlgerAlger County High Point1175Michigan Upper Peninsula50 
40.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1173Michigan Lower Peninsula  
41.BenzieBenzie County High Point1166Michigan Lower Peninsula  
41.ManisteeManistee County High Point1166Michigan Lower Peninsula  
43.MacombTwombly Mountain1155Michigan Lower Peninsula  
43.CassCass County High Point1155Michigan Lower Peninsula  
43.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1155Michigan Lower Peninsula  
46.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula  
47.BranchBranch County High Point1135Michigan Lower Peninsula  
48.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1125Michigan Lower Peninsula  
49.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula  
50.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1105Michigan Lower Peninsula  
51.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1095Michigan Upper Peninsula  
52.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula  
53.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula  
54.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula  
55.KentFisk Benchmark1068Michigan Lower Peninsula  
56.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1065Michigan Lower Peninsula  
57.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1055Michigan Upper Peninsula10 
57.InghamTeaspoon Hill1055Michigan Lower Peninsula  
57.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1055Michigan Lower Peninsula  
60.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1045Michigan Lower Peninsula  
61.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1035Michigan Lower Peninsula  
62.AlleganAllegan County High Point1005Michigan Lower Peninsula  
62.EatonEaton County High Point1005Michigan Lower Peninsula  
62.MackinacMaple Hill1005Michigan Upper Peninsula  
65.WayneWayne County High Point995Michigan Lower Peninsula  
66.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula  
67.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point979Michigan Lower Peninsula  
68.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point965Michigan Lower Peninsula  
69.MasonMason County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula  
70.OttawaOttawa County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula  
70.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula  
72.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula  
73.BerrienBerrien County High Point935Michigan Lower Peninsula  
73.ClintonClinton County High Point935Michigan Lower Peninsula  
75.SanilacSanilac County High Point907Michigan Lower Peninsula  
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point905Michigan Lower Peninsula  
76.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula  
77.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula  
78.ArenacArenac County High Point872Michigan Lower Peninsula  
79.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula  
80.BayBay County High Point847Michigan Lower Peninsula  
81.MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula  
82.SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula  
83.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula  

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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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