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Missouri County High Points

Showing Colin Jones's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 115, or 6.96%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains5001999-09-10
1.PerryPerry County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains401999-09-10
1.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains301999-09-10
4.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5171999-09-11
4.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1710Saint Francois Mountains3801999-09-11
6.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains1491999-09-12
6.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point905Saint Francois Mountains2351999-09-12
6.JeffersonVinegar Hill1070Saint Francois Mountains1001999-09-12
 AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50 
 Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau5 
 BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains48 
 CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains50 
 PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains5 
 ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains150 
 MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains35 
 GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15 
 LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
 SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9 
 PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains236 
 VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains55 
 CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains200 
 HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains15 
 LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
 WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau154 
 WebsterWebster County High Point1750Central Ozark Plateau480 
 DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau153 
 LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains15 
 OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau10 
 SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains17 
 DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains99 
 OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains73 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains190 
 MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains15 
 CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110 
 AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
 WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains76 
 BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
 CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains5 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains130 
 RipleyRipley County High Point950Central Ozark Plateau60 
 HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105 
 KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15 
 Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains133 
 ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau0 
 WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains312 
 HowellHowell County High Point1570Central Ozark Plateau100 
 GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau93 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau70 
 MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains392 
 OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau340 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1490Central Ozark Plateau160 
 TaneyPinnacle Northeast1490Central Ozark Plateau151 
 StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains119 
 McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains12 
 DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains171 
 LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau  
 WayneClark Mountain1450Saint Francois Mountains660 
 CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains110 
 DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau0 
 NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau0 
 ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau469 
 PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains27 
 CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau313 
 PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau118 
 PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau0 
 DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau5 
 CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau85 
 Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains295 
 NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15 
 AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains106 
 MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau30 
 JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau5 
 WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains95 
 PlattePlatte County High Point1195Mississippi-Missouri River Plains90 
 BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains220 
 HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45 
 MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains316 
 AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains142 
 HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains115 
 HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau48 
 BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains115 
 BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau95 
 CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains0 
 GentryGentry County High Point1122Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105 
 ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains72 
 DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7 
 CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau105 
 JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains15 
 MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0 
 MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau0 
 PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
 RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45 
 ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
 GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains65 
 JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains76 
 ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
 RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains35 
 CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
 SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains65 
 RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains249 
 MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
 ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5 
 Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois250 
 ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains99 
 MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
 LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 ScottJackson Hill610Ozark Plateau Foothills278 
 StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills228 
 DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills202 
 MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3 
 New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3 
 PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills13 
 BarryBarry County High Point1690Central Ozark Plateau100 
 TexasTexas County High Point1670Central Ozark Plateau220 

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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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