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Missouri County High Points

Showing Walter Blume's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (12 out of 115, or 10.43%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain540Saint Francois Mountains1562008-10-26
2.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point274Saint Francois Mountains672010-01-30
3.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest421Saint Francois Mountains312010-04-24
4.ReynoldsProffit Mountain518Saint Francois Mountains1102011-02-13 c
5.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill187Saint Francois Mountains442011-03-23
6.CarterStegall Mountain411Central Ozark Plateau962011-03-27
7.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills379Saint Francois Mountains862012-08-26
8.DentDent County High Point445Saint Francois Mountains492012-09-23
9.LincolnLincoln County High Point299Mississippi-Missouri River Plains552012-11-04
10.WayneClark Mountain439Saint Francois Mountains1952013-01-19
11.ButlerButler County High Point234Saint Francois Mountains272013-03-08
12.MadisonBlack Mountain458Saint Francois Mountains1172013-10-26
 OzarkRomance Lookout454Central Ozark Plateau100 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge451Central Ozark Plateau43 
 TaneyPinnacle Northeast451Central Ozark Plateau  
 StonePilot Knob Southwest446Boston Mountains  
 McDonaldMcDonald County High Point446Boston Mountains1 
 WrightLead Hill532Central Ozark Plateau44 
 WebsterWebster County High Point530Central Ozark Plateau140 
 DouglasPainter Benchmark519Central Ozark Plateau44 
 BarryBarry County High Point512Central Ozark Plateau24 
 TexasTexas County High Point506Central Ozark Plateau61 
 Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain503Saint Francois Mountains149 
 ChristianChristian County High Point482Central Ozark Plateau  
 WashingtonPruitt Mountain482Saint Francois Mountains92 
 HowellHowell County High Point475Central Ozark Plateau24 
 GreeneGreene County High Point463Central Ozark Plateau27 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point462Central Ozark Plateau20 
 MoniteauMoniteau County High Point296Osage-Missouri Plains3 
 CallawayCallaway County High Point293Mississippi-Missouri River Plains31 
 AudrainAudrain County High Point290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 WarrenWarren County High Point288Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 BooneBoone County High Point287Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7 
 CooperCooper County High Point287Osage-Missouri Plains  
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point287Mississippi-Missouri River Plains37 
 RipleyRipley County High Point287Central Ozark Plateau13 
 HowardHoward County High Point277Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 KnoxKnox County High Point277Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
 Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point275Mississippi-Missouri River Plains37 
 PolkBlue Mound405Central Ozark Plateau36 
 PulaskiPulaski County High Point402Central Ozark Plateau  
 DadeDade County High Point387Central Ozark Plateau  
 CamdenCamden County High Point381Central Ozark Plateau24 
 DallasDallas County High Point421Central Ozark Plateau  
 NewtonNewton County High Point415Central Ozark Plateau  
 ShannonThorny Mountain414Central Ozark Plateau140 
 PhelpsPhelps County High Point412Saint Francois Mountains7 
 NodawayNodaway County High Point375Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
 AtchisonAtchison County High Point372Mississippi-Missouri River Plains31 
 MariesMaries County High Point372Central Ozark Plateau6 
 JasperJasper County High Point369Central Ozark Plateau  
 WorthDevils Horn369Mississippi-Missouri River Plains28 
 PlattePlatte County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
 BuchananBuchanan County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains64 
 HarrisonHarrison County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12 
 MorganMorgan County High Point360Osage-Missouri Plains95 
 AndrewAndrew County High Point357Mississippi-Missouri River Plains43 
 HoltHolt County High Point357Mississippi-Missouri River Plains34 
 HickoryHickory County High Point351Central Ozark Plateau13 
 BentonBenton County High Point351Osage-Missouri Plains34 
 BartonBarton County High Point347Central Ozark Plateau27 
 CassCass County High Point344Osage-Missouri Plains  
 GentryGentry County High Point340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 ClintonClinton County High Point336Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22 
 DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point336Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2 
 CedarCedar County High Point335Central Ozark Plateau30 
 JacksonJackson County High Point335Osage-Missouri Plains3 
 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 Plains12 
 ClayClay County High Point332Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
 GasconadeGasconade County High Point332Saint Francois Mountains18 
 JohnsonJohnson County High Point329Osage-Missouri Plains21 
 PerryPerry County High Point329Saint Francois Mountains6 
 LafayetteLafayette County High Point329Osage-Missouri Plains3 
 OregonOregon County High Point329Central Ozark Plateau  
 SullivanSullivan County High Point327Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4 
 DaviessDaviess County High Point324Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 OsageOsage County High Point324Saint Francois Mountains19 
 JeffersonVinegar Hill323Saint Francois Mountains24 
 AdairAdair County High Point323Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12 
 Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point323Central Ozark Plateau  
 BatesBates County High Point321Osage-Missouri Plains13 
 CaldwellCaldwell County High Point320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point317Saint Francois Mountains12 
 PettisPettis County High Point314Osage-Missouri Plains  
 ColeBelshe Benchmark311Osage-Missouri Plains43 
 MaconMacon County High Point311Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9 
 GrundyGrundy County High Point308Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
 LinnLinn County High Point308Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 SchuylerSchuyler County High Point306Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
 PikeBuffalo Knob305Mississippi-Missouri River Plains70 
 VernonVernon County High Point305Osage-Missouri Plains15 
 CarrollCarroll County High Point302Mississippi-Missouri River Plains61 
 HenryHenry County High Point302Osage-Missouri Plains3 
 LivingstonLivingston County High Point300Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 BollingerBollinger County High Point299Saint Francois Mountains6 
 MarionMarion County High Point232Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6 
 LewisLewis County High Point229Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 
 LacledeBateman Benchmark445Central Ozark Plateau  
 ScottJackson Hill183Ozark Plateau Foothills82 
 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 
 ScotlandScotland County High Point274Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 RandolphRandolph County High Point271Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9 
 CharitonChariton County High Point268Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 SalineSaline County High Point265Osage-Missouri Plains18 
 RallsGibbs Benchmark262Mississippi-Missouri River Plains73 
 MonroeMonroe County High Point259Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 ShelbyShelby County High Point259Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point250South and Central Illinois73 
 ClarkClark County High Point235Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3 

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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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