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Missouri County High Points

Showing Bob Packard's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (110 out of 115, or 95.65%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5121995-06 c4
2.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau 2003-05-02
2.WebsterWebster County High Point1740Central Ozark Plateau 2003-05-02
2.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau 2003-05-02
2.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1480Central Ozark Plateau 2003-05-02
6.TexasTexas County High Point1660Central Ozark Plateau 2003-05-03
6.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains 2003-05-03
8.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1700Saint Francois Mountains 2003-05-04
9.WayneClark Mountain1440Saint Francois Mountains6402003-05-05
9.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills 2003-05-05
11.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills 2003-05-06
12.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains 2004-05-16
13.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-17
13.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-17
13.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-17
13.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-17
13.GentryGentry County High Point1115Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-17
13.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-17
19.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-18
19.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-18
19.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-18
22.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-19
22.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-19
22.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-19
22.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-19
22.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-19
27.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-20
27.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-20
27.RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-20
27.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-20
27.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-20
32.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-21
32.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-21
32.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-21
32.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-21
36.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau 2005-05-22
36.PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau 2005-05-22
36.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau 2005-05-22
36.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains 2005-05-22
40.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau 2005-05-23
40.StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains 2005-05-23
40.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains 2005-05-23
43.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau 2005-05-24
43.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau 2005-05-24
43.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau 2005-05-24
43.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau 2005-05-24
43.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains 2005-05-24
48.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains 2005-05-25
48.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains 2005-05-25
48.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-25
48.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-25
48.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-25
53.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-26
53.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-26
53.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2005-05-26
56.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-26
56.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-26
56.PerryPerry County High Point1080Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-26
56.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-26
56.ScottJackson Hill600Ozark Plateau Foothills 2006-06-26
61.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-27
61.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-27
61.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-27
61.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau 2006-06-27
61.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-27
61.JeffersonVinegar Hill1060Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-27
61.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-27
68.PlattePlatte County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2006-06-28
68.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2006-06-28
68.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2006-06-28
68.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2006-06-28
68.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2006-06-28
68.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2006-06-28
68.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point900Saint Francois Mountains 2006-06-28
68.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2006-06-28
68.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2006-06-28
77.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2006-06-29
78.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains 2007-04-18
78.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains 2007-04-18
78.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2007-04-18
78.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains 2007-04-18
82.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-19
82.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-19
82.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains 2007-04-19
82.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains 2007-04-19
82.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2007-04-19
82.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains 2007-04-19
88.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains 2007-04-20
88.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-20
88.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains 2007-04-20
88.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-20
88.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains 2007-04-20
88.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains 2007-04-20
94.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-21
94.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-21
94.RipleyRipley County High Point940Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-21
94.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains 2007-04-21
98.HowellHowell County High Point1560Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-22
98.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-22
98.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-22
101.BarryBarry County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-23
101.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-23
101.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-23
101.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-23
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1480Central Ozark Plateau140 
101.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau 2007-04-23
106.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains 2009-05-04
106.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois 2009-05-04
106.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains 2009-05-04
109.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills 2009-05-05
109.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills 2009-05-05
 SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills  

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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 Missouri, 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 and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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