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Kansas County High Points

Showing David Olson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (32 out of 105, or 30.48%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.WallaceMount Sunflower4039West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains191987-02-01
2.MortonMorton County High Point3690Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 1996-01-03
3.ShermanSherman County High Point4000West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1996-11-24
3.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point3810West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1996-11-24
3.ThomasThomas County High Point3480West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains101996-11-24
3.RawlinsRawlins County High Point3425West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains31996-11-24
7.SheridanSheridan County High Point3000West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-01-05
8.HamiltonHamilton County High Point3840West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-02-16
8.KearnyKearny County High Point3435West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-02-16
10.StantonStanton County High Point3711Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area211997-02-17
11.ScottScott County High Point3172West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-03-09
11.FinneyFinney County High Point3085West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-03-09
13.GreeleyGreeley County High Point3950West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-03-10
13.WichitaWichita County High Point3505West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-03-10
13.LoganLogan County High Point3480West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains31997-03-10
16.GrantGrant County High Point3220Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 1998-01-02
16.SewardSeward County High Point2995Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area331998-01-02
18.DecaturDecatur County High Point2970West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains301998-03-01
18.GrahamGraham County High Point2640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains101998-03-01
18.TregoTrego County High Point2610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 1998-03-01
18.EllisEllis County High Point2360East Kansas-Nebraska Plains501998-03-01
18.RooksRooks County High Point2310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 1998-03-01
23.MeadeMeade County High Point2825Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 1999-01-03
24.StevensStevens County High Point3335Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area281999-02-28
24.HaskellHaskell County High Point3090Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area231999-02-28
24.GrayGray County High Point2880West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains31999-02-28
24.FordFord County High Point2750Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 1999-02-28
28.PhillipsPhillips County High Point2320East Kansas-Nebraska Plains301999-03-31
28.SmithSmith County High Point2180East Kansas-Nebraska Plains401999-03-31
28.JewellJewell County High Point1970East Kansas-Nebraska Plains301999-03-31
31.NortonNorton County High Point2615West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1999-04-01
32.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains202001-12-30
 GoveGove County High Point3030West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
 LaneLane County High Point2945West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains8 
 NessNess County High Point2685West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
 HodgemanHodgeman County High Point2670West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
 ClarkClark County High Point2600Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area20 
 KiowaKiowa County High Point2450Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa10 
 EdwardsEdwards County High Point2360West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
 RushRush County High Point2330East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
 PawneePawnee County High Point2320West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains10 
 ComancheComanche County High Point2240Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa  
 BartonBarton County High Point2130East Kansas-Nebraska Plains90 
 PrattPratt County High Point2120Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa  
 StaffordStafford County High Point2090Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa30 
 OsborneOsborne County High Point2080East Kansas-Nebraska Plains15 
 RussellRussell County High Point2060East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 BarberBarber County High Point2040Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa20 
 EllsworthEllsworth County High Point1940East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 MitchellMitchell County High Point1900East Kansas-Nebraska Plains220 
 RiceRice County High Point1855East Kansas-Nebraska Plains88 
 KingmanKingman County High Point1830Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa10 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point1830East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 RenoReno County High Point1830Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa10 
 HarperHarper County High Point1740Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa  
 CloudCloud County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains160 
 McPhersonMcPherson County High Point1690East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
 RepublicRepublic County High Point1690East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20 
 ButlerButler County High Point1680Flint Hills240 
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point1668Flint Hills68 
 SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains50 
 ChaseChase County High Point1650Flint Hills60 
 ElkElk County High Point1640Flint Hills  
 OttawaOttawa County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains150 
 WashingtonWashington County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains60 
 WabaunseeGun Barrel Hill West1600Flint Hills160 
 DickinsonDickinson County High Point1590East Kansas-Nebraska Plains120 
 MarionMarion County High Point1590Flint Hills48 
 CowleyCowley County High Point1580Flint Hills20 
 PottawatomiePottawatomie County High Point1560East Kansas-Nebraska Plains260 
 HarveyHarvey County High Point1560Flint Hills8 
 MorrisMorris County High Point1560Flint Hills80 
 GearyGeary County High Point1550Flint Hills  
 SedgwickSedgwick County High Point1545Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa3 
 LyonLyon County High Point1530Flint Hills20 
 MarshallMarshall County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains10 
 RileyRiley County High Point1520Flint Hills60 
 ClayClay County High Point1510East Kansas-Nebraska Plains110 
 SumnerSumner County High Point1510Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa20 
 ChautauquaChautauqua County High Point1420Flint Hills  
 NemahaNemaha County High Point1410East Kansas-Nebraska Plains60 
 JacksonJackson County High Point1390East Kansas-Nebraska Plains70 
 BrownBrown County High Point1330East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20 
 OsageOsage County High Point1300Flint Hills20 
 ShawneeShawnee County High Point1290Flint Hills10 
 CoffeyCoffey County High Point1250Osage-Missouri Plains  
 WoodsonWoodson County High Point1250Osage-Missouri Plains60 
 AndersonAnderson County High Point1220Osage-Missouri Plains168 
 DoniphanDoniphan County High Point1200East Kansas-Nebraska Plains170 
 DouglasDouglas County High Point1200Osage-Missouri Plains20 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point1190Osage-Missouri Plains30 
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point1190East Kansas-Nebraska Plains70 
 AtchisonAtchison County High Point1170East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 AllenAllen County High Point1160Osage-Missouri Plains10 
 LeavenworthLeavenworth County High Point1160East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 MiamiMiami County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains120 
 WilsonWilson County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains60 
 LinnLinn County High Point1120Osage-Missouri Plains10 
 BourbonBourbon County High Point1110Osage-Missouri Plains50 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains90 
 NeoshoNeosho County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains  
 CrawfordCrawford County High Point1090Osage-Missouri Plains  
 WyandotteWyandotte County High Point1060East Kansas-Nebraska Plains100 
 LabetteLabette County High Point1050Osage-Missouri Plains60 
 CherokeeCherokee County High Point1040Central Ozark Plateau  

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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 Kansas, 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 1997 by David Olson and Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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