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Wisconsin County High Points

Showing Dick Ellsworth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (72 out of 72, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.ForestSugarbush Hill1939Wisconsin North Woods Unknown
1.MarathonRib Mountain1924Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.LincolnLookout Mountain1920Wisconsin North Woods Unknown
1.LangladeKent Lookout1903Wisconsin North Woods Unknown
1.AshlandMount Whittlesey1872Wisconsin North Woods Unknown
1.TaylorTaylor County High Point1840Wisconsin North Woods Unknown
1.BayfieldMount Telemark1700Wisconsin North Woods Unknown
1.MarinetteMarinette County High Point1660Wisconsin North Woods Unknown
1.SaukSauk Point Benchmark1593Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.ShawanoShawano County High Point1490Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.ClarkClark County High Point1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.ColumbiaSouth Range1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.WoodPowers Bluff1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.LafayettePlatte Mounds1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.PolkFrederic Lookout Tower1420Mississippi Headwaters Unknown
1.La CrosseLa Crosse County High Point1400Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.JuneauJohnson Hill1380Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.VernonVernon County High Point1380Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.BuffaloMontana Ridge1360Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.TrempealeauTrempealeau County High Point1360Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.WashingtonNorth Holy Hill1332Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
 Washington or Holy Hill1330Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  
 Washington or Powder Hill1330Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  
1.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.PortagePortage County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.SheboyganParnell Lookout1312Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.PepinPepin County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.AdamsFriendship Mound1290Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.PiercePierce County High Point1280Mississippi Headwaters Unknown
1.GrantGrant County High Point1240Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.DodgeDodge County High Point1230Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.GreenGreen County High Point1180Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.WalworthWalworth County High Point1162Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.CalumetCalumet County High Point1130Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.Green LakeGreen Lake County High Point1090Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.RockMagnolia Bluff1080Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1061Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.KewauneeCherneyville Hill1020Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.BrownMorrison Benchmark1015Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.OutagamieOutagamie County High Point1010Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.WinnebagoWinnebago County High Point990Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.OzaukeeOzaukee County High Point980Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.RacineRacine County High Point952Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.DoorDoor County High Point860Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
1.MilwaukeeMilwaukee County High Point860Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains Unknown
44.IowaBlue Mounds1719Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains9342001
44.DaneBlue Mounds-East Summit1489Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2001
46.PriceTimms Hill1951Wisconsin North Woods4252002
47.DouglasSummit Lookout Tower1369Wisconsin North Woods2992011-07-30
47.Saint CroixSaint Croix County High Point1320Mississippi Headwaters 2011-07-30
49.WaukeshaLapham Hill1232Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-07-31
49.KenoshaKenosha County High Point990Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2011-07-31
51.VilasVilas County High Point1900Wisconsin North Woods 2014-05-09
51.OneidaOneida County High Point1800Wisconsin North Woods 2014-05-09
51.FlorenceFlorence County High Point1730Wisconsin North Woods 2014-05-09
54.Eau ClaireEau Claire County High Point1340Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2014-05-10
54.WausharaWaushara County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2014-05-10
54.WaupacaWaupaca County High Point1220Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2014-05-10
57.Fond Du LacFond Du Lac County High Point1270Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2014-05-11
57.ManitowocManitowoc County High Point1047Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2014-05-11
59.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2014-05-24
60.OcontoOconto County High Point1781Wisconsin North Woods 2014-05-25
60.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1420Wisconsin North Woods 2014-05-25
62.RuskRusk County High Point1750Mississippi Headwaters 2014-05-26
63.ChippewaFlambeau Ridge1530Mississippi Headwaters 2014-06-13
63.MonroeSunny Benchmark1448Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2014-06-13
 Monroe or Dorset Ridge1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains60 
 Monroe or Monroe County North High Point1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains280 
63.RichlandRichland County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2014-06-13
66.SawyerMeteor Hill1801Wisconsin North Woods 2014-06-14
66.WashburnWashburn County High Point1510Wisconsin North Woods 2014-06-14
68.BarronBlue Hills1630Mississippi Headwaters 2014-06-15
68.BurnettBurnett County High Point1470Mississippi Headwaters 2014-06-15
70.DunnDunnewa Benchmark1354Mississippi Headwaters 2014-06-16
71.IronPleasant Lake Lookout1870Wisconsin North Woods 2014-06-17
71.JacksonSaddle Mound1400Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 2014-06-17

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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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