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Missouri County High Points

Showing Denis Dean's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (83 out of 115, or 72.17%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5122003-07-05
2.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point900Saint Francois Mountains2202004-06-01
2.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains1442004-06-01
4.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains22004-08-07
4.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau02004-08-07
6.BarryBarry County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau802005-01-07
7.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains102005-03-18
8.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau902005-05-18
8.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau652005-05-18
8.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau02005-05-18
8.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau02005-05-18
12.StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains1192005-07-15
13.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau3302005-07-19
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1480Central Ozark Plateau140 
13.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1480Central Ozark Plateau1412005-07-19
13.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau02005-07-19
13.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau1442005-07-19
13.WebsterWebster County High Point1740Central Ozark Plateau4602005-07-19
13.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau1432005-07-19
19.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau802006-07-05
19.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains602006-07-05
19.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains402006-07-05
22.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau882009-01-17
22.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains222009-01-17
22.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau02009-01-17
22.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau02009-01-17
22.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains3022009-01-17
22.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains1612009-01-17
22.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau 2009-01-17
29.WayneClark Mountain1440Saint Francois Mountains6402009-01-18
29.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains1002009-01-18
29.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains3822009-01-18
29.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills2022009-01-18
29.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills32009-01-18
29.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains892009-01-18
35.ScottJackson Hill600Ozark Plateau Foothills2682012-11-25
35.RipleyRipley County High Point940Central Ozark Plateau402012-11-25
35.HowellHowell County High Point1560Central Ozark Plateau802012-11-25
35.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau3132012-11-25
39.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau4592013-10-11
39.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains2852013-10-11
39.TexasTexas County High Point1660Central Ozark Plateau2002013-10-11
39.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains4902013-10-11
43.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1700Saint Francois Mountains3602013-10-12
44.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau02013-10-13
45.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains432013-11-08
45.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains02013-11-08
45.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains102013-11-08
45.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains402013-11-08
49.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02013-11-09
49.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau02013-11-09
49.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains1402013-11-09
49.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains102013-11-09
49.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02013-11-09
54.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills2282016-01-29
54.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills32016-01-29
54.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills132016-01-29
57.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1232016-01-30
57.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02016-01-30
57.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois2402016-01-30
57.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2312016-01-30
57.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains202016-01-30
57.PerryPerry County High Point1080Saint Francois Mountains202016-01-30
57.JeffersonVinegar Hill1060Saint Francois Mountains802016-01-30
64.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains1102016-01-31
64.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains3112016-01-31
64.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains02016-01-31
64.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1002016-01-31
64.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02016-01-31
69.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains902017-01-22 b
70.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1012017-01-22 c
70.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1102017-01-22 c
72.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2102017-01-22 i
73.PlattePlatte County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains802017-01-22 j
74.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains202017-02-10
75.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains402017-02-10 b
75.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains722017-02-10 b
75.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains992017-02-10 b
75.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains202017-02-10 b
79.GentryGentry County High Point1115Mississippi-Missouri River Plains982017-02-10 c
80.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains662017-02-20 b
80.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1202017-02-20 b
82.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains632017-08-21
82.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau202017-08-21
 AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains142 
 PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau118 
 AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40 
 Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau0 
 LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains10 
 SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12 
 PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains0 
 MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10 
 LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
 SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9 
 DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7 
 CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau100 
 HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau43 
 JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains71 
 PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains180 
 HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100 
 KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10 
 ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
 RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains50 
 CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains200 
 HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains10 
 LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
 ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10 
 MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10 
 ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
 SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains60 
 RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains239 

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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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