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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 Mountains5101999-09-10
1.PerryPerry County High Point1100Saint Francois Mountains601999-09-10
1.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains401999-09-10
4.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5221999-09-11
4.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1720Saint Francois Mountains4001999-09-11
6.JeffersonVinegar Hill1080Saint Francois Mountains1201999-09-12
6.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point910Saint Francois Mountains2501999-09-12
6.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains1541999-09-12
 WebsterWebster County High Point1760Central Ozark Plateau500 
 WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau164 
 DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau163 
 BarryBarry County High Point1700Central Ozark Plateau120 
 TexasTexas County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau240 
 ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau  
 WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains322 
 HowellHowell County High Point1580Central Ozark Plateau120 
 GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau98 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau75 
 MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains402 
 TaneyPinnacle Northeast1500Central Ozark Plateau  
 OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau350 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1500Central Ozark Plateau180 
 StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains  
 McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains22 
 DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains181 
 LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau  
 WayneClark Mountain1460Saint Francois Mountains680 
 CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains120 
 DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau  
 NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau  
 ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau479 
 PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains32 
 CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau313 
 PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau118 
 PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau  
 DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau  
 CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau90 
 Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains305 
 NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains111 
 MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau40 
 JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau  
 WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100 
 PlattePlatte County High Point1200Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100 
 BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains230 
 HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50 
 MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains321 
 AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains142 
 HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120 
 HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau53 
 BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains120 
 BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau100 
 CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains  
 GentryGentry County High Point1128Mississippi-Missouri River Plains111 
 ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains72 
 DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7 
 CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau110 
 JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains20 
 MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau  
 PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50 
 ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains70 
 JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains81 
 LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains20 
 OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau  
 SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22 
 DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains99 
 OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains83 
 AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60 
 Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau  
 BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains53 
 CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains60 
 PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains  
 ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains160 
 MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40 
 GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9 
 PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains241 
 VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains60 
 CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains200 
 HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains20 
 LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains200 
 MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains20 
 CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120 
 RipleyRipley County High Point960Central Ozark Plateau80 
 AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains86 
 BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains  
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains140 
 HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110 
 KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
 Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains143 
 ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40 
 CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains70 
 RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains259 
 MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
 Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois260 
 ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains109 
 MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30 
 ScottJackson Hill620Ozark Plateau Foothills288 
 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 

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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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