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Iowa County High Points

Showing Bob Schwab's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (99 out of 99, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.LyonLyon County High Point1585Sioux River Upland Unknown
1.O'BrienO'Brien County High Point1585Sioux River Upland Unknown
1.DickinsonDickinson County High Point1575Mississippi-Missouri River Plains160Unknown
1.SacSac County High Point1570Mississippi-Missouri River Plains255Unknown
1.CarrollCarroll County High Point1570Mississippi-Missouri River Plains335Unknown
1.EmmetEmmet County High Point1565Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110Unknown
1.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1565Mississippi-Missouri River Plains80Unknown
1.Buena VistaBuena Vista County High Point1542Mississippi-Missouri River Plains152Unknown
1.AudubonAudubon County High Point1540Mississippi-Missouri River Plains130Unknown
1.IdaIda County High Point1540Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30Unknown
1.Palo AltoPalo Alto County High Point1535Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30Unknown
1.WoodburyWoodbury County High Point1530Mississippi-Missouri River Plains195Unknown
1.CherokeeCherokee County High Point1525Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.PlymouthPlymouth County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains130Unknown
1.ShelbyShelby County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains130Unknown
1.GuthrieGuthrie County High Point1500Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110Unknown
1.SiouxSioux County High Point1490Sioux River Upland25Unknown
1.ClayClay County High Point1480Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.CassCass County High Point1460Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50Unknown
1.HancockPilot Knob1455Mississippi-Missouri River Plains329Unknown
1.HowardHoward County High Point1415Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60Unknown
1.MitchellMitchell County High Point1405Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.PocahontasPocahontas County High Point1385Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.WinnebagoWinnebago County High Point1375Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.PottawattamiePottawattamie County High Point1370Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
 Pottawattamie or West Pottawattamie County High Point1365Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2014-12-25
1.WinneshiekWinneshiek County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.WorthWorth County High Point1350Mississippi-Missouri River Plains65Unknown
1.AllamakeeAllamakee County High Point1350Mississippi-Missouri River Plains155Unknown
1.MillsMills County High Point1344Mississippi-Missouri River Plains99Unknown
1.AdamsAdams County High Point1340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30Unknown
1.KossuthKossuth County High Point1325Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50Unknown
1.Cerro GordoCerro Gordo County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains35Unknown
1.ChickasawChickasaw County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25Unknown
1.FranklinFranklin County High Point1315Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110Unknown
1.TaylorTaylor County High Point1305Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30Unknown
1.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point1300Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25Unknown
1.WrightWright County High Point1295Mississippi-Missouri River Plains90Unknown
1.FremontFremont County High Point1295Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110Unknown
1.RinggoldRinggold County High Point1280Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15Unknown
1.CalhounCalhoun County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15Unknown
1.ClaytonClayton County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains145Unknown
1.MadisonMadison County High Point1265Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1262Mississippi-Missouri River Plains27Unknown
1.FayetteFayette County High Point1260Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30Unknown
1.BooneBoone County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains165Unknown
1.DubuqueDubuque County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains175Unknown
1.PagePage County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25Unknown
1.HumboldtHumboldt County High Point1245Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60Unknown
1.GreeneGreene County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains115Unknown
1.WebsterWebster County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25Unknown
1.ClarkeClarke County High Point1223Mississippi-Missouri River Plains33Unknown
1.HardinHardin County High Point1220Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45Unknown
1.DelawareDelaware County High Point1215Mississippi-Missouri River Plains80Unknown
1.FloydFloyd County High Point1212Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7Unknown
1.DecaturDecatur County High Point1205Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40Unknown
1.BremerBremer County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15Unknown
1.StoryStory County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15Unknown
1.ButlerButler County High Point1155Mississippi-Missouri River Plains70Unknown
1.DallasDallas County High Point1152Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.GrundyGrundy County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains65Unknown
1.MarshallMarshall County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45Unknown
1.JacksonJackson County High Point1140Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45Unknown
1.WayneWayne County High Point1120Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25Unknown
1.WarrenWarren County High Point1110Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15Unknown
1.LinnLinn County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45Unknown
1.LucasLucas County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.JonesJones County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105Unknown
1.AppanooseAppanoose County High Point1080Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5Unknown
1.TamaTama County High Point1080Mississippi-Missouri River Plains55Unknown
1.BentonNelson Benchmark1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105Unknown
1.PoweshiekPoweshiek County High Point1045Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30Unknown
1.JasperJasper County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25Unknown
1.PolkPolk County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.Black HawkBlack Hawk County High Point1030Mississippi-Missouri River Plains35Unknown
1.MonroeMonroe County High Point1022Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.MarionMarion County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5Unknown
1.DavisDavis County High Point1000Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15Unknown
1.IowaIowa County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains35Unknown
1.WapelloWapello County High Point929Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.MahaskaMahaska County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.KeokukKeokuk County High Point909Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.JohnsonJohnson County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45Unknown
1.Des MoinesDes Moines County High Point845Mississippi-Missouri River Plains158Unknown
1.LouisaLouisa County High Point835Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.ScottScott County High Point830Mississippi-Missouri River Plains55Unknown
1.WashingtonWashington County High Point821Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6Unknown
1.JeffersonJefferson County High Point820Mississippi-Missouri River Plains8Unknown
1.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point813Mississippi-Missouri River Plains Unknown
1.MuscatineDurant Benchmark810Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105Unknown
1.HenryHenry County High Point805Mississippi-Missouri River Plains70Unknown
1.LeeLee County High Point780Mississippi-Missouri River Plains125Unknown
93.OsceolaHawkeye Point1670Sioux River Upland451994-08-11
94.MononaMonona County High Point1480Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1702003-08-14
94.AdairAdair County High Point1476Mississippi-Missouri River Plains262003-08-14
94.UnionUnion County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2003-08-14
94.CedarCedar County High Point965Mississippi-Missouri River Plains402003-08-14
94.ClintonClinton County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains752003-08-14
99.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains902004-03-20
 Harrison or Harrison County High Point #21450Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 Harrison or Harrison County High Point #31450Mississippi-Missouri River 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 Iowa, 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 1998 by David Olson, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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