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Missouri County High Points

Showing Doug Melton's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (109 out of 115, or 94.78%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.TexasTexas County High Point1660Central Ozark Plateau 1969-01-02
2.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau 1977-02-12
3.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5122009-05-23
4.WebsterWebster County High Point1740Central Ozark Plateau 2011-10-28
4.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau 2011-10-28
4.BarryBarry County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau 2011-10-28
4.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau 2011-10-28
4.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau 2011-10-28
4.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau 2011-10-28
10.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains 2011-10-30
11.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau 2011-11-23
11.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau 2011-11-23
11.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau 2011-11-23
11.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau 2011-11-23
11.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau 2011-11-23
11.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau 2011-11-23
17.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains 2011-11-24
17.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains 2011-11-24
17.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains 2011-11-24
17.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau 2011-11-24
21.HowellHowell County High Point1560Central Ozark Plateau 2011-11-25
22.StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains 2011-12-31
23.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau 2012-09-29
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1480Central Ozark Plateau1402012-09-29
23.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1480Central Ozark Plateau 2012-09-29
25.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains 2012-11-12
25.JeffersonVinegar Hill1060Saint Francois Mountains 2012-11-12
25.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point900Saint Francois Mountains 2012-11-12
25.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains 2012-11-12
29.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau 2012-11-17
29.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau 2012-11-17
29.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains 2012-11-17
29.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains 2012-11-17
29.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains 2012-11-17
29.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains 2012-11-17
35.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau 2012-11-19
35.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains 2012-11-19
35.PerryPerry County High Point1080Saint Francois Mountains 2012-11-19
35.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains 2012-11-19
39.RipleyRipley County High Point940Central Ozark Plateau 2013-02-27
39.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois 2013-02-27
39.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains 2013-02-27
39.ScottJackson Hill600Ozark Plateau Foothills 2013-02-27
39.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills 2013-02-27
39.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills 2013-02-27
45.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains 2013-02-28
45.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains 2013-02-28
45.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains 2013-02-28
45.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains 2013-02-28
49.PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau 2013-04-05
49.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau 2013-04-05
49.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau 2013-04-05
49.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau 2013-04-05
49.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-04-05
54.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-06-09
54.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-06-09
54.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-06-09
54.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-06-09
54.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-09
54.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-09
54.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-06-09
61.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-10
61.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-10
61.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-10
61.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-10
61.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-10
61.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-10
67.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-06-12
67.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-06-12
67.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-12
67.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-06-12
67.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-12
67.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-06-12
73.PlattePlatte County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-07-05
73.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-07-05
73.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-07-05
76.GentryGentry County High Point1115Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-07-06
76.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-07-06
76.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-07-06
76.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-07-06
76.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-07-06
76.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-07-06
76.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-07-06
76.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-07-06
84.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains 2013-07-12
84.WayneClark Mountain1440Saint Francois Mountains6402013-07-12
86.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-02
87.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-03
87.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-03
87.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-03
87.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-03
91.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-04
91.SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-04
91.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-04
91.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-04
91.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-04
91.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-08-04
97.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau 2013-10-11
98.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1700Saint Francois Mountains 2013-10-12
99.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau 2013-10-13
100.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-11-08
100.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-11-08
102.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-11-09
102.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau 2013-11-09
104.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-11-25
104.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-11-25
104.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-11-25
104.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-11-25
108.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-11-26
108.LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2013-11-26
 SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills  
 MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills  
 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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