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Wisconsin County High Points

Showing Josh Carlson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (44 out of 72, or 61.11%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.LafayettePlatte Mounds1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
2.PriceTimms Hill1951Wisconsin North Woods4252004-07
3.SheboyganParnell Lookout1312Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-01-15
3.Fond Du LacFond Du Lac County High Point1270Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-01-15
5.IowaBlue Mounds1719Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains9342011-01-16
5.DaneBlue Mounds-East Summit1489Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-01-16
7.GreenGreen County High Point1180Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-05-14
7.RockMagnolia Bluff1080Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-05-14
9.WalworthWalworth County High Point1162Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-05-15
9.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1061Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-05-15
9.KenoshaKenosha County High Point990Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-05-15
9.RacineRacine County High Point952Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-05-15
9.MilwaukeeMilwaukee County High Point860Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-05-15
14.VernonVernon County High Point1380Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-08-06
14.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-08-06
14.RichlandRichland County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-08-06
14.GrantGrant County High Point1240Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-08-06
18.CalumetCalumet County High Point1130Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-01-20
18.Green LakeGreen Lake County High Point1090Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-01-20
18.KewauneeCherneyville Hill1020Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-01-20
18.BrownMorrison Benchmark1015Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-01-20
18.OutagamieOutagamie County High Point1010Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-01-20
18.WinnebagoWinnebago County High Point990Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-01-20
18.DoorDoor County High Point860Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-01-20
25.ForestSugarbush Hill1939Wisconsin North Woods 2012-08-03
25.MarathonRib Mountain1924Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-08-03
25.LangladeKent Lookout1903Wisconsin North Woods 2012-08-03
25.TaylorTaylor County High Point1840Wisconsin North Woods 2012-08-03
25.OneidaOneida County High Point1800Wisconsin North Woods 2012-08-03
25.ShawanoShawano County High Point1490Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-08-03
25.ClarkClark County High Point1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-08-03
25.WoodPowers Bluff1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-08-03
33.SaukSauk Point Benchmark1593Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-08-04
33.AdamsFriendship Mound1290Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2012-08-04
35.WashingtonNorth Holy Hill1332Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-01-18
 Washington or Holy Hill1330Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-01-18
 Washington or Powder Hill1330Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-01-18
35.WaukeshaLapham Hill1232Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-01-18
35.DodgeDodge County High Point1230Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-01-18
35.ManitowocManitowoc County High Point1047Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-01-18
35.OzaukeeOzaukee County High Point980Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-01-18
40.ColumbiaSouth Range1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-03-09
40.MonroeSunny Benchmark1448Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-03-09
 Monroe or Dorset Ridge1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains60 
 Monroe or Monroe County North High Point1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains280 
40.JuneauJohnson Hill1380Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-03-09
43.BuffaloMontana Ridge1360Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-09-14
43.TrempealeauTrempealeau County High Point1360Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2013-09-14
 LincolnLookout Mountain1920Wisconsin North Woods  
 VilasVilas County High Point1900Wisconsin North Woods  
 AshlandMount Whittlesey1872Wisconsin North Woods  
 IronPleasant Lake Lookout1870Wisconsin North Woods  
 SawyerMeteor Hill1801Wisconsin North Woods  
 OcontoOconto County High Point1781Wisconsin North Woods  
 RuskRusk County High Point1750Mississippi Headwaters  
 FlorenceFlorence County High Point1730Wisconsin North Woods  
 BayfieldMount Telemark1700Wisconsin North Woods  
 MarinetteMarinette County High Point1660Wisconsin North Woods  
 BarronBlue Hills1630Mississippi Headwaters  
 ChippewaFlambeau Ridge1530Mississippi Headwaters  
 WashburnWashburn County High Point1510Wisconsin North Woods  
 BurnettBurnett County High Point1470Mississippi Headwaters  
 PolkFrederic Lookout Tower1420Mississippi Headwaters  
 MenomineeMenominee County High Point1420Wisconsin North Woods  
 JacksonSaddle Mound1400Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  
 La CrosseLa Crosse County High Point1400Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  
 DouglasSummit Lookout Tower1369Wisconsin North Woods299 
 DunnDunnewa Benchmark1354Mississippi Headwaters  
 Eau ClaireEau Claire County High Point1340Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  
 MarquetteMarquette County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  
 PortagePortage County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  
 Saint CroixSaint Croix County High Point1320Mississippi Headwaters  
 PepinPepin County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  
 WausharaWaushara County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  
 PiercePierce County High Point1280Mississippi Headwaters  
 WaupacaWaupaca County High Point1220Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  

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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 Wisconsin, 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 1993 by Fred Lobdell, review by Andy Martin, David Olson, Emmet Judziewicz, and John Mitchler.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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