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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-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
38.PlattePlatte County High Point1195Mississippi-Missouri River Plains90 
78.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2362007-02-12
28.PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau118 
12.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau932006-11-22
2.WebsterWebster County High Point1750Central Ozark Plateau480 
7.TexasTexas County High Point1670Central Ozark Plateau220 
3.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau154 
25.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau469 
27.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau313 
11.HowellHowell County High Point1570Central Ozark Plateau100 
5.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau153 
9.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau  
13.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau70 
15.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1490Central Ozark Plateau  
15.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau340 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1490Central Ozark Plateau160 
6.BarryBarry County High Point1690Central Ozark Plateau100 
109.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains1492006-08-19
64.JeffersonVinegar Hill1070Saint Francois Mountains1002007-06-17
10.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains3122007-04-28
8.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains5002006-10-22
57.PerryPerry County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains40 
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5172006-05-27
4.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1710Saint Francois Mountains380 
14.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains392 
21.WayneClark Mountain1450Saint Francois Mountains660 
17.StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains  
110.ScottJackson Hill610Ozark Plateau Foothills278 
67.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50 
42.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains142 
34.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1062009-04-05
87.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 2007-02-12
46.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau95 
69.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains48 
45.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains115 
83.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains30 
90.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
39.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains220 
106.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains99 
70.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
86.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1102007-02-12
31.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau85 
104.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois250 
80.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains200 
47.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains 2010-10-16
51.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau105 
99.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
105.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
57.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
49.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains72 
73.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains150 
90.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains  
22.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains110 
30.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau  
22.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau  
65.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains99 
49.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7 
19.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains171 
112.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills202 
71.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains502006-11-21
57.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains65 
48.GentryGentry County High Point1121Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1042009-04-05
75.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15 
39.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45 
80.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains15 
44.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau48 
43.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains115 
93.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105 
51.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains152010-10-17
36.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau 2006-11-22
60.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains76 
93.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15 
19.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau  
61.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains152006-12-22
108.LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20 
83.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains190 
75.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
82.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
17.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains12 
73.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains35 
35.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau30 
107.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25 
51.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
51.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau  
113.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3 
85.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains15 
102.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
90.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains130 
41.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains316 
113.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3 
24.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau  
33.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15 
61.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau  
65.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains73 
115.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills13 
72.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains  
26.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains27 
29.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau  
51.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
101.RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains249 
98.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains35 
51.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains45 
87.RipleyRipley County High Point950Central Ozark Plateau60 
96.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains133 
67.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau  
32.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains295 
95.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point905Saint Francois Mountains2352006-05-26
100.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains65 
77.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9 
97.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
102.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
111.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills228 
63.SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains17 
79.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains55 
89.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains76 
36.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains95 

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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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