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Missouri County High Points

Showing Josh Carlson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (71 out of 115, or 61.74%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5122003-07
2.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains602011-07-28
2.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains632011-07-28
2.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains402011-07-28
2.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point900Saint Francois Mountains2202011-07-28
2.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains1442011-07-28
7.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains1402011-11-10
7.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau652011-11-10
7.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau02011-11-10
10.ScottJackson Hill600Ozark Plateau Foothills2682012-06-27
10.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills32012-06-27
10.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois2402012-06-27
13.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02012-12-06
13.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02012-12-06
15.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains712013-04-05
15.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains102013-04-05
15.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains102013-04-05
18.WayneClark Mountain1440Saint Francois Mountains6402013-06-07
19.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau882014-04-13
19.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau02014-04-13
19.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau802014-04-13
22.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains92014-05-02
22.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains102014-05-02
24.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains992014-10-31
25.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1002015-12-04
25.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02015-12-04
25.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains202015-12-04
28.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains02015-12-05
28.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains102015-12-05
30.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1232016-02-22
31.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains1002016-02-23
31.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains3822016-02-23
31.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains4902016-02-23
31.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains3022016-02-23
35.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains402016-08-20
35.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains302016-08-20
35.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02016-08-20
38.PlattePlatte County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains802016-08-21
38.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2102016-08-21
40.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains72016-10-14
40.GentryGentry County High Point1115Mississippi-Missouri River Plains982016-10-14
42.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1422016-10-15
42.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1102016-10-15
42.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains432016-10-15
42.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains02016-10-15
46.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains202017-03-16
46.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains722017-03-16
46.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau02017-03-16
46.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau902017-03-16
46.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains402017-03-16
46.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains202017-03-16
46.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains502017-03-16
53.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains202018-02-23
53.PerryPerry County High Point1080Saint Francois Mountains202018-02-23
53.JeffersonVinegar Hill1060Saint Francois Mountains802018-02-23
53.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains2852018-02-23
57.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains222018-02-24
57.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau 2018-02-24
57.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau02018-02-24
57.HowellHowell County High Point1560Central Ozark Plateau802018-02-24
57.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau1442018-02-24
57.WebsterWebster County High Point1740Central Ozark Plateau4602018-02-24
57.TexasTexas County High Point1660Central Ozark Plateau2002018-02-24
57.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau02018-02-24
57.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains892018-02-24
57.RipleyRipley County High Point940Central Ozark Plateau402018-02-24
67.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1002018-02-25
67.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains102018-02-25
67.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02018-02-25
67.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains302018-02-25
67.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains02018-02-25
 SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains60 
 RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains239 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120 
 WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains66 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains180 
 CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains200 
 HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains10 
 LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
 ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
 MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10 
 PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills13 
 StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills228 
 DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills202 
 MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3 
 SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12 
 Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau0 
 PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains0 
 GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10 
 PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains231 
 CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau100 
 MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
 MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau0 
 HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau43 
 BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains110 
 OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau330 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1480Central Ozark Plateau140 
 TaneyPinnacle Northeast1480Central Ozark Plateau141 
 StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains119 
 McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains2 
 DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains161 
 DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau143 
 ReynoldsProffit Mountain1700Saint Francois Mountains360 
 BarryBarry County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau80 
 ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau0 
 WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains90 
 HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40 
 MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains311 
 CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau313 
 PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau118 
 NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau0 
 ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau459 
 NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10 
 AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains101 
 MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau20 

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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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