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Missouri County High Points

Showing Vince Kloster's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (17 out of 115, or 14.78%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
Ascent Date
1.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point275Saint Francois Mountains712006-05-26
2.IronTaum Sauk Mountain540Saint Francois Mountains1572006-05-27
3.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill187Saint Francois Mountains452006-08-19
4.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain503Saint Francois Mountains1522006-10-22
5.FranklinFranklin County High Point317Saint Francois Mountains152006-11-21
6.JasperJasper County High Point369Central Ozark Plateau 2006-11-22
6.GreeneGreene County High Point463Central Ozark Plateau282006-11-22
8.LafayetteLafayette County High Point329Osage-Missouri Plains42006-12-22
9.PikeBuffalo Knob305Mississippi-Missouri River Plains712007-02-12
9.CallawayCallaway County High Point293Mississippi-Missouri River Plains342007-02-12
9.AudrainAudrain County High Point290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2007-02-12
12.WashingtonPruitt Mountain482Saint Francois Mountains952007-04-28
13.JeffersonVinegar Hill326Saint Francois Mountains302007-06-17
14.GentryGentry County High Point342Mississippi-Missouri River Plains322009-04-05
14.AtchisonAtchison County High Point372Mississippi-Missouri River Plains322009-04-05
16.CassCass County High Point344Osage-Missouri Plains 2010-10-16
17.JacksonJackson County High Point335Osage-Missouri Plains42010-10-17
 MercerMercer County High Point335Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 MillerMiller County High Point335Central Ozark Plateau  
 PutnamPutnam County High Point335Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 RayRay County High Point335Mississippi-Missouri River Plains13 
 ClayClay County High Point332Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7 
 GasconadeGasconade County High Point332Saint Francois Mountains19 
 JohnsonJohnson County High Point329Osage-Missouri Plains22 
 PerryPerry County High Point332Saint Francois Mountains12 
 ClintonClinton County High Point336Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22 
 DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point336Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2 
 CedarCedar County High Point335Central Ozark Plateau31 
 OregonOregon County High Point329Central Ozark Plateau  
 SullivanSullivan County High Point327Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
 DaviessDaviess County High Point324Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 OsageOsage County High Point324Saint Francois Mountains22 
 AdairAdair County High Point323Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15 
 Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point323Central Ozark Plateau  
 BatesBates County High Point321Osage-Missouri Plains14 
 CaldwellCaldwell County High Point320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
 PettisPettis County High Point314Osage-Missouri Plains  
 ColeBelshe Benchmark311Osage-Missouri Plains46 
 MaconMacon County High Point311Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10 
 GrundyGrundy County High Point308Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4 
 LinnLinn County High Point308Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 SchuylerSchuyler County High Point306Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
 VernonVernon County High Point305Osage-Missouri Plains16 
 CarrollCarroll County High Point302Mississippi-Missouri River Plains61 
 HenryHenry County High Point302Osage-Missouri Plains4 
 LivingstonLivingston County High Point300Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 BollingerBollinger County High Point299Saint Francois Mountains9 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point299Mississippi-Missouri River Plains58 
 MoniteauMoniteau County High Point296Osage-Missouri Plains4 
 HowellHowell County High Point478Central Ozark Plateau30 
 ChristianChristian County High Point482Central Ozark Plateau  
 WrightLead Hill532Central Ozark Plateau47 
 WebsterWebster County High Point533Central Ozark Plateau146 
 DouglasPainter Benchmark519Central Ozark Plateau47 
 ReynoldsProffit Mountain521Saint Francois Mountains116 
 BarryBarry County High Point515Central Ozark Plateau30 
 TexasTexas County High Point509Central Ozark Plateau67 
 WorthDevils Horn369Mississippi-Missouri River Plains29 
 PlattePlatte County High Point364Mississippi-Missouri River Plains27 
 BuchananBuchanan County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains67 
 HarrisonHarrison County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains13 
 MorganMorgan County High Point360Osage-Missouri Plains96 
 AndrewAndrew County High Point357Mississippi-Missouri River Plains43 
 HoltHolt County High Point357Mississippi-Missouri River Plains35 
 HickoryHickory County High Point351Central Ozark Plateau14 
 BentonBenton County High Point351Osage-Missouri Plains35 
 BartonBarton County High Point347Central Ozark Plateau28 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point462Central Ozark Plateau21 
 MadisonBlack Mountain458Saint Francois Mountains120 
 OzarkRomance Lookout454Central Ozark Plateau103 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge454Central Ozark Plateau49 
 TaneyPinnacle Northeast454Central Ozark Plateau  
 StonePilot Knob Southwest446Boston Mountains  
 McDonaldMcDonald County High Point446Boston Mountains4 
 DentDent County High Point445Saint Francois Mountains52 
 LacledeBateman Benchmark445Central Ozark Plateau  
 WayneClark Mountain442Saint Francois Mountains201 
 CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest421Saint Francois Mountains34 
 DallasDallas County High Point421Central Ozark Plateau  
 NewtonNewton County High Point415Central Ozark Plateau  
 ShannonThorny Mountain414Central Ozark Plateau143 
 PhelpsPhelps County High Point412Saint Francois Mountains8 
 CarterStegall Mountain411Central Ozark Plateau96 
 PolkBlue Mound405Central Ozark Plateau36 
 PulaskiPulaski County High Point402Central Ozark Plateau  
 DadeDade County High Point387Central Ozark Plateau  
 CamdenCamden County High Point381Central Ozark Plateau25 
 Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills379Saint Francois Mountains89 
 NodawayNodaway County High Point375Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4 
 MariesMaries County High Point372Central Ozark Plateau9 
 ScottJackson Hill186Ozark Plateau Foothills85 
 StoddardStoddard County High Point177Ozark Plateau Foothills70 
 DunklinDunklin County High Point163Ozark Plateau Foothills62 
 MississippiMississippi County High Point101Ozark Plateau Foothills1 
 New MadridNew Madrid County High Point101Ozark Plateau Foothills1 
 PemiscotPemiscot County High Point88Ozark Plateau Foothills4 
 WarrenWarren County High Point288Mississippi-Missouri River Plains23 
 BooneBoone County High Point287Mississippi-Missouri River Plains8 
 CooperCooper County High Point287Osage-Missouri Plains  
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point287Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40 
 RipleyRipley County High Point290Central Ozark Plateau19 
 HowardHoward County High Point277Mississippi-Missouri River Plains31 
 KnoxKnox County High Point277Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4 
 Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point275Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40 
 ScotlandScotland County High Point274Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 RandolphRandolph County High Point271Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10 
 CharitonChariton County High Point268Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 SalineSaline County High Point265Osage-Missouri Plains19 
 RallsGibbs Benchmark262Mississippi-Missouri River Plains76 
 MonroeMonroe County High Point259Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 ShelbyShelby County High Point259Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point250South and Central Illinois76 
 ClarkClark County High Point235Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
 ButlerButler County High Point234Saint Francois Mountains30 
 MarionMarion County High Point232Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7 
 LewisLewis County High Point229Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 

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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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