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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.CarrollCarroll County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains330Unknown
2.HancockPilot Knob1454Mississippi-Missouri River Plains326Unknown
3.SacSac County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains240Unknown
4.WoodburyWoodbury County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains180Unknown
5.DubuqueDubuque County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains170Unknown
6.BooneBoone County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains160Unknown
6.MononaMonona County High Point1480Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1602003-08-14
8.Des MoinesDes Moines County High Point840Mississippi-Missouri River Plains153Unknown
9.DickinsonDickinson County High Point1570Mississippi-Missouri River Plains150Unknown
10.AllamakeeAllamakee County High Point1340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains145Unknown
11.Buena VistaBuena Vista County High Point1542Mississippi-Missouri River Plains142Unknown
12.ClaytonClayton County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains140Unknown
13.AudubonAudubon County High Point1540Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120Unknown
13.PlymouthPlymouth County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120Unknown
13.ShelbyShelby County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120Unknown
13.LeeLee County High Point780Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120Unknown
17.GreeneGreene County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110Unknown
18.FranklinFranklin County High Point1310Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105Unknown
19.FremontFremont County High Point1290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100Unknown
19.JonesJones County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100Unknown
19.EmmetEmmet County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100Unknown
19.GuthrieGuthrie County High Point1500Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100Unknown
19.MuscatineDurant Benchmark810Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100Unknown
19.BentonNelson Benchmark1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100Unknown
25.MillsMills County High Point1344Mississippi-Missouri River Plains94Unknown
26.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains802004-03-20
 Harrison or Harrison County High Point #21440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains255 
 Harrison or Harrison County High Point #31440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains141 
26.WrightWright County High Point1290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains80Unknown
28.DelawareDelaware County High Point1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains70Unknown
28.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains70Unknown
28.ClintonClinton County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains702003-08-14
31.HenryHenry County High Point800Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60Unknown
31.ButlerButler County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60Unknown
31.GrundyGrundy County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60Unknown
31.WorthWorth County High Point1350Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60Unknown
35.HumboldtHumboldt County High Point1240Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50Unknown
35.HowardHoward County High Point1410Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50Unknown
35.ScottScott County High Point830Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50Unknown
35.TamaTama County High Point1080Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50Unknown
39.JohnsonJohnson County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40Unknown
39.CassCass County High Point1460Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40Unknown
39.OsceolaHawkeye Point1670Sioux River Upland401994-08-11
39.HardinHardin County High Point1220Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40Unknown
39.MarshallMarshall County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40Unknown
39.JacksonJackson County High Point1140Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40Unknown
39.LinnLinn County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40Unknown
39.KossuthKossuth County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40Unknown
47.DecaturDecatur County High Point1200Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30Unknown
47.Cerro GordoCerro Gordo County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30Unknown
47.Black HawkBlack Hawk County High Point1030Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30Unknown
47.IowaIowa County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30Unknown
47.CedarCedar County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains302003-08-14
52.TaylorTaylor County High Point1305Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25Unknown
53.ClarkeClarke County High Point1223Mississippi-Missouri River Plains23Unknown
54.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1262Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22Unknown
55.FayetteFayette County High Point1260Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
55.WebsterWebster County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
55.PagePage County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
55.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point1300Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
55.WayneWayne County High Point1120Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
55.ChickasawChickasaw County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
55.AdamsAdams County High Point1340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
55.IdaIda County High Point1540Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
55.Palo AltoPalo Alto County High Point1530Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
55.SiouxSioux County High Point1490Sioux River Upland20Unknown
55.PoweshiekPoweshiek County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
55.JasperJasper County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20Unknown
67.DavisDavis County High Point1000Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15Unknown
68.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10Unknown
68.StoryStory County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10Unknown
68.RinggoldRinggold County High Point1280Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10Unknown
68.CalhounCalhoun County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10Unknown
72.JeffersonJefferson County High Point820Mississippi-Missouri River Plains8Unknown
73.AdairAdair County High Point1466Mississippi-Missouri River Plains62003-08-14
74.AppanooseAppanoose County High Point1080Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5Unknown
74.WarrenWarren County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5Unknown
74.MarionMarion County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5Unknown
77.FloydFloyd County High Point1212Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2Unknown
78.WashingtonWashington County High Point821Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1Unknown
79.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point813Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.MonroeMonroe County High Point1022Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.PolkPolk County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.LouisaLouisa County High Point830Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.WapelloWapello County High Point929Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.MahaskaMahaska County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.KeokukKeokuk County High Point909Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.DallasDallas County High Point1152Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.BremerBremer County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.LucasLucas County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.MadisonMadison County High Point1265Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.MitchellMitchell County High Point1400Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.PocahontasPocahontas County High Point1380Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.WinnebagoWinnebago County High Point1370Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.PottawattamiePottawattamie County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
 Pottawattamie or West Pottawattamie County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2014-12-25
79.UnionUnion County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02003-08-14
79.WinneshiekWinneshiek County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.ClayClay County High Point1480Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.CherokeeCherokee County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0Unknown
79.LyonLyon County High Point1580Sioux River Upland0Unknown
79.O'BrienO'Brien County High Point1580Sioux River Upland0Unknown

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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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