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Minnesota County High Points

Showing Roxanne Everett's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (10 out of 87, or 11.49%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CookEagle Mountain2301Northern Minnesota Ranges13212003-07-25
2.LakeStony Tower Hill2080Northern Minnesota Ranges3802003-07-24
3.ClearwaterHeight of Land Lookout2005Mississippi Headwaters675 
4.LincolnLincoln County High Point1994Sioux River Upland  
5.PipestonePipestone County High Point1990Sioux River Upland  
6.Saint LouisPike Mountain1950Northern Minnesota Ranges520 
7.MurrayBuffalo Ridge1920Sioux River Upland  
8.BeckerWolf Lake Lookout1860Mississippi Headwaters  
9.HubbardHubbard County High Point1840Mississippi Headwaters  
10.MahnomenMahnomen County High Point1820Mississippi Headwaters  
11.NoblesNobles County High Point1810Sioux River Upland 2003-07-23
12.Otter TailOtter Tail County High Point1790Mississippi Headwaters  
12.RockHardwick Benchmark1790Sioux River Upland 2003-07-23
14.ItascaBig Thunder Peak1752Northern Minnesota Ranges442 
15.LyonLyon County High Point1740Sioux River Upland  
15.Yellow MedicineYellow Medicine County High Point1740Sioux River Upland  
17.CassCass-Chippewa High Point1630Mississippi Headwaters  
18.DouglasBear Knob1620Mississippi Headwaters  
19.AitkinQuadna Mountain1590Northern Minnesota Ranges3002003-07-24
20.PolkPolk County High Point1570Mississippi Headwaters  
20.CottonwoodCottonwood County High Point1570Sioux River Upland  
20.JacksonJackson County High Point1570Sioux River Upland  
23.ClayClay County High Point1540Mississippi Headwaters  
24.KoochichingKoochiching County High Point1520Mississippi Headwaters  
24.MorrisonMorrison County High Point1520Mississippi Headwaters  
24.WadenaWadena County High Point1520Mississippi Headwaters  
27.ToddMount Nebo1511Mississippi Headwaters  
28.BeltramiBeltrami County High Point1510Mississippi Headwaters  
29.Crow WingCrow Wing County High Point1490Mississippi Headwaters  
30.PopePope County High Point1460Mississippi Headwaters  
30.StearnsStearns County High Point1460Mississippi Headwaters  
32.CarltonCarlton County High Point1450Wisconsin North Woods120 
32.RedwoodRedwood County High Point1450Sioux River Upland  
34.MowerMower County High Point1440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
34.FaribaultFaribault County High Point1440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
36.KandiyohiKandiyohi County High Point1410Mississippi Headwaters  
36.Lac Qui ParleLac Qui Parle County High Point1410Sioux River Upland  
36.MartinMartin County High Point1410Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
39.FreebornFreeborn County High Point1400Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
39.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1400Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
39.GrantGrant County High Point1400Mississippi Headwaters  
42.DodgeDodge County High Point1381Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
43.OlmstedOlmsted County High Point1380Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
44.Mille LacsMille Lacs County High Point1370Mississippi Headwaters  
45.WinonaWinona County High Point1365Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
46.PinePine County High Point1360Wisconsin North Woods95 
47.NormanFrenchmans Bluff1354Mississippi Headwaters  
48.SteeleSteele County High Point1350Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
49.HoustonHouston County High Point1340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
50.KanabecKanabec County High Point1320Wisconsin North Woods  
51.Lake of the WoodsLake of the Woods County High Point1315Mississippi Headwaters  
52.BentonBenton County High Point1310Mississippi Headwaters  
53.SwiftSwift County High Point1300Mississippi Headwaters  
53.WatonwanWatonwan County High Point1300Sioux River Upland 2003-07-23
55.WasecaWaseca County High Point1290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
56.GoodhueGoodhue County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
56.RoseauRoseau County High Point1270Mississippi Headwaters  
56.RiceRice County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
56.StevensStevens County High Point1270Mississippi Headwaters  
60.BrownBrown County High Point1263Sioux River Upland 2003-07-23
61.MeekerMeeker County High Point1260Mississippi Headwaters  
62.WilkinWilkin County High Point1252Mississippi Headwaters  
63.WabashaGreenfield Hill1240Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 Wabasha or South Wabasha County High Point1240Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
64.MarshallMarshall County High Point1235Mississippi Headwaters  
65.ScottElko Benchmark1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
66.WrightFrench Benchmark1223Mississippi Headwaters  
67.Red LakeRed Lake County High Point1210Mississippi Headwaters  
68.Big StoneBig Stone County High Point1200Mississippi Headwaters  
68.TraverseLayden Benchmark1200Mississippi Headwaters  
70.DakotaBuck Hill1195Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
71.Blue EarthBlue Earth County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2003-07-23
71.Le SueurLe Sueur County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2003-07-23
73.PenningtonPennington County High Point1185Mississippi Headwaters  
74.RenvilleRenville County High Point1145Mississippi Headwaters  
75.McLeodMcLeod County High Point1140Mississippi Headwaters  
76.ChisagoChisago County High Point1130Mississippi Headwaters  
77.HennepinHennepin County High Point1120Mississippi Headwaters  
77.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1120Mississippi Headwaters  
79.IsantiBarrett Benchmark1111Mississippi Headwaters  
80.SherburneSherburne County High Point1110Mississippi Headwaters  
81.WashingtonWashington County High Point1104Mississippi Headwaters 2003-07-23
82.RamseyRamsey County High Point1100Mississippi Headwaters  
82.AnokaAnoka County High Point1100Mississippi Headwaters  
84.SibleySibley County High Point1090Mississippi Headwaters  
85.KittsonKittson County High Point1082Mississippi Headwaters  
86.CarverCarver County High Point1080Mississippi Headwaters  
87.NicolletNicollet County High Point1060Mississippi Headwaters  

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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 Minnesota, 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 1996 by David Olson, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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