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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-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.CookEagle Mountain701Northern Minnesota Ranges4022003-07-25
2.LakeStony Tower Hill634Northern Minnesota Ranges1162003-07-24
3.ClearwaterHeight of Land Lookout611Mississippi Headwaters206 
4.LincolnLincoln County High Point608Sioux River Upland69 
5.PipestonePipestone County High Point607Sioux River Upland71 
6.Saint LouisPike Mountain594Northern Minnesota Ranges158 
7.MurrayBuffalo Ridge585Sioux River Upland27 
8.BeckerWolf Lake Lookout567Mississippi Headwaters95 
9.HubbardHubbard County High Point561Mississippi Headwaters  
 Hubbard or Thorpe Lookout Tower561Mississippi Headwaters89 
10.MahnomenMahnomen County High Point555Mississippi Headwaters  
11.NoblesNobles County High Point552Sioux River Upland 2003-07-23
12.Otter TailOtter Tail County High Point546Mississippi Headwaters141 
12.RockHardwick Benchmark546Sioux River Upland162003-07-23
14.ItascaBig Thunder Peak534Northern Minnesota Ranges135 
15.LyonLyon County High Point530Sioux River Upland6 
15.Yellow MedicineYellow Medicine County High Point530Sioux River Upland6 
17.CassCass-Chippewa High Point497Mississippi Headwaters  
18.DouglasBear Knob494Mississippi Headwaters46 
19.AitkinQuadna Mountain485Northern Minnesota Ranges922003-07-24
20.PolkPolk County High Point479Mississippi Headwaters19 
20.CottonwoodCottonwood County High Point479Sioux River Upland49 
20.JacksonJackson County High Point479Sioux River Upland10 
23.ClayClay County High Point469Mississippi Headwaters51 
24.KoochichingKoochiching County High Point463Mississippi Headwaters42 
24.MorrisonMorrison County High Point463Mississippi Headwaters58 
24.WadenaWadena County High Point463Mississippi Headwaters18 
27.ToddMount Nebo461Mississippi Headwaters25 
28.BeltramiBeltrami County High Point460Mississippi Headwaters40 
29.Crow WingCrow Wing County High Point454Mississippi Headwaters15 
30.PopePope County High Point445Mississippi Headwaters15 
30.StearnsStearns County High Point445Mississippi Headwaters85 
32.CarltonCarlton County High Point442Wisconsin North Woods37 
32.RedwoodRedwood County High Point442Sioux River Upland  
34.MowerMower County High Point439Mississippi-Missouri River Plains34 
34.FaribaultFaribault County High Point439Mississippi-Missouri River Plains61 
36.KandiyohiKandiyohi County High Point430Mississippi Headwaters55 
36.Lac Qui ParleLac Qui Parle County High Point430Sioux River Upland1 
36.MartinMartin County High Point430Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
39.FreebornFreeborn County High Point427Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
39.FillmoreFillmore County High Point427Mississippi-Missouri River Plains16 
39.GrantGrant County High Point427Mississippi Headwaters22 
42.DodgeDodge County High Point421Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
43.OlmstedOlmsted County High Point421Mississippi-Missouri River Plains52 
44.Mille LacsMille Lacs County High Point418Mississippi Headwaters34 
45.WinonaWinona County High Point416Mississippi-Missouri River Plains56 
46.PinePine County High Point415Wisconsin North Woods29 
47.NormanFrenchmans Bluff413Mississippi Headwaters29 
48.SteeleSteele County High Point411Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22 
49.HoustonHouston County High Point408Mississippi-Missouri River Plains67 
50.KanabecKanabec County High Point402Wisconsin North Woods9 
51.Lake of the WoodsLake of the Woods County High Point401Mississippi Headwaters38 
52.BentonBenton County High Point399Mississippi Headwaters12 
53.SwiftSwift County High Point396Mississippi Headwaters12 
53.WatonwanWatonwan County High Point396Sioux River Upland32003-07-23
55.WasecaWaseca County High Point393Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
56.GoodhueGoodhue County High Point387Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
56.RoseauRoseau County High Point387Mississippi Headwaters4 
56.RiceRice County High Point387Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9 
56.StevensStevens County High Point387Mississippi Headwaters12 
60.BrownBrown County High Point385Sioux River Upland 2003-07-23
61.MeekerMeeker County High Point384Mississippi Headwaters21 
62.WilkinWilkin County High Point382Mississippi Headwaters  
63.WabashaGreenfield Hill378Mississippi-Missouri River Plains37 
 Wabasha or South Wabasha County High Point378Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
64.MarshallMarshall County High Point376Mississippi Headwaters0 
65.ScottElko Benchmark375Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
66.WrightFrench Benchmark373Mississippi Headwaters50 
67.Red LakeRed Lake County High Point369Mississippi Headwaters1 
68.Big StoneBig Stone County High Point366Mississippi Headwaters10 
68.TraverseLayden Benchmark366Mississippi Headwaters26 
70.DakotaBuck Hill364Mississippi-Missouri River Plains65 
71.Blue EarthBlue Earth County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains492003-07-23
71.Le SueurLe Sueur County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains162003-07-23
73.PenningtonPennington County High Point361Mississippi Headwaters1 
74.RenvilleRenville County High Point349Mississippi Headwaters9 
75.McLeodMcLeod County High Point347Mississippi Headwaters18 
76.ChisagoChisago County High Point344Mississippi Headwaters67 
77.HennepinHennepin County High Point341Mississippi Headwaters51 
77.ChippewaChippewa County High Point341Mississippi Headwaters3 
79.IsantiBarrett Benchmark339Mississippi Headwaters43 
80.SherburneSherburne County High Point338Mississippi Headwaters24 
81.WashingtonWashington County High Point336Mississippi Headwaters562003-07-23
82.RamseyRamsey County High Point335Mississippi Headwaters64 
82.AnokaAnoka County High Point335Mississippi Headwaters9 
84.SibleySibley County High Point332Mississippi Headwaters3 
85.KittsonKittson County High Point330Mississippi Headwaters  
86.CarverCarver County High Point329Mississippi Headwaters33 
87.NicolletNicollet County High Point323Mississippi Headwaters9 

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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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