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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.WayneClark Mountain1440Saint Francois Mountains640 
2.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5121999-09-11
3.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau  
3.WebsterWebster County High Point1740Central Ozark Plateau  
3.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau  
3.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1700Saint Francois Mountains 1999-09-11
3.BarryBarry County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau  
3.TexasTexas County High Point1660Central Ozark Plateau  
3.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains 1999-09-10
3.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau  
3.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains  
3.HowellHowell County High Point1560Central Ozark Plateau  
3.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau  
3.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau  
3.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains  
3.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau  
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1480Central Ozark Plateau140 
3.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1480Central Ozark Plateau  
3.StonePilot Knob Southwest1462Boston Mountains  
3.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains  
3.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains  
3.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau  
3.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains  
3.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau  
3.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau  
3.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau  
3.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains  
3.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau  
3.PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau  
3.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau  
3.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau  
3.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau  
3.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains  
3.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau  
3.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau  
3.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.PlattePlatte County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau  
3.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau  
3.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.GentryGentry County High Point1115Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau  
3.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau  
3.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains  
3.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.PerryPerry County High Point1080Saint Francois Mountains 1999-09-10
3.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau  
3.SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains  
3.JeffersonVinegar Hill1060Saint Francois Mountains 1999-09-12
3.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau  
3.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains  
3.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains 1999-09-10
3.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.RipleyRipley County High Point940Central Ozark Plateau  
3.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point900Saint Francois Mountains 1999-09-12
3.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains  
3.RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois  
3.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains  
3.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains  
3.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains 1999-09-12
3.ScottJackson Hill600Ozark Plateau Foothills  
3.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills  
3.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills  
3.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills  
3.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills  
3.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills  

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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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