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Kansas County High Points

Showing Dick Ellsworth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (89 out of 105, or 84.76%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.MiamiMiami County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains120Unknown
2.WallaceMount Sunflower4039West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains192004
3.GoveGove County High Point3030West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2009-05
4.StantonStanton County High Point3711Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area212009-07
4.GrantGrant County High Point3220Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 2009-07
4.SewardSeward County High Point2995Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area332009-07
7.GreeleyGreeley County High Point3950West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2009-10
7.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point3810West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2009-10
7.WichitaWichita County High Point3505West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2009-10
7.LoganLogan County High Point3480West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains32009-10
7.ThomasThomas County High Point3480West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains102009-10
7.RawlinsRawlins County High Point3425West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains32009-10
7.SheridanSheridan County High Point3000West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2009-10
7.DecaturDecatur County High Point2970West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains302009-10
7.LaneLane County High Point2945West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains82009-10
7.FordFord County High Point2750Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 2009-10
7.GrahamGraham County High Point2640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains102009-10
7.NortonNorton County High Point2615West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2009-10
7.TregoTrego County High Point2610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2009-10
7.EllisEllis County High Point2360East Kansas-Nebraska Plains502009-10
7.PawneePawnee County High Point2320West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains102009-10
7.BartonBarton County High Point2130East Kansas-Nebraska Plains902009-10
7.EllsworthEllsworth County High Point1940East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2009-10
7.RiceRice County High Point1855East Kansas-Nebraska Plains882009-10
7.KingmanKingman County High Point1830Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa102009-10
7.LincolnLincoln County High Point1830East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2009-10
7.RenoReno County High Point1830Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa102009-10
28.ShermanSherman County High Point4000West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2009-11
28.FinneyFinney County High Point3085West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2009-11
28.HodgemanHodgeman County High Point2670West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2009-11
28.EdwardsEdwards County High Point2360West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2009-11
32.PottawatomiePottawatomie County High Point1560East Kansas-Nebraska Plains2602011-07-17
32.NemahaNemaha County High Point1410East Kansas-Nebraska Plains602011-07-17
32.JacksonJackson County High Point1390East Kansas-Nebraska Plains702011-07-17
32.ShawneeShawnee County High Point1290Flint Hills102011-07-17
32.DoniphanDoniphan County High Point1200East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1702011-07-17
37.NessNess County High Point2685West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-18
37.GearyGeary County High Point1550Flint Hills 2011-07-18
39.HamiltonHamilton County High Point3840West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-19
39.MortonMorton County High Point3690Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 2011-07-19
39.KearnyKearny County High Point3435West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-19
39.StevensStevens County High Point3335Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area282011-07-19
39.ScottScott County High Point3172West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-19
39.HaskellHaskell County High Point3090Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area232011-07-19
39.GrayGray County High Point2880West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains32011-07-19
39.MeadeMeade County High Point2825Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 2011-07-19
47.WyandotteWyandotte County High Point1060East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1002012-06-12
48.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains202013-07-09
49.LeavenworthLeavenworth County High Point1160East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2013-07-19
50.DouglasDouglas County High Point1200Osage-Missouri Plains202013-11-12
50.FranklinFranklin County High Point1190Osage-Missouri Plains302013-11-12
52.CoffeyCoffey County High Point1250Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-11-13
52.WoodsonWoodson County High Point1250Osage-Missouri Plains602013-11-13
52.AndersonAnderson County High Point1220Osage-Missouri Plains1682013-11-13
52.AllenAllen County High Point1160Osage-Missouri Plains102013-11-13
52.LinnLinn County High Point1120Osage-Missouri Plains102013-11-13
52.NeoshoNeosho County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-11-13
52.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1090Osage-Missouri Plains 2013-11-13
59.ButlerButler County High Point1680Flint Hills2402013-11-14
59.ElkElk County High Point1640Flint Hills 2013-11-14
59.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point1545Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa32013-11-14
59.WilsonWilson County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains602013-11-14
59.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains902013-11-14
59.LabetteLabette County High Point1050Osage-Missouri Plains602013-11-14
65.KiowaKiowa County High Point2450Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa102013-11-15
66.RushRush County High Point2330East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302013-11-17
67.RileyRiley County High Point1520Flint Hills602013-11-18
67.ClayClay County High Point1510East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1102013-11-18
69.MitchellMitchell County High Point1900East Kansas-Nebraska Plains2202014-01-18
69.CloudCloud County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1602014-01-18
71.WabaunseeGun Barrel Hill West1600Flint Hills1602014-01-19
71.OsageOsage County High Point1300Flint Hills202014-01-19
73.OsborneOsborne County High Point2080East Kansas-Nebraska Plains152014-09-23 a
74.RussellRussell County High Point2060East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2014-09-23 b
75.SmithSmith County High Point2180East Kansas-Nebraska Plains402014-09-23 c
76.JewellJewell County High Point1970East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302014-09-24 a
77.RepublicRepublic County High Point1690East Kansas-Nebraska Plains202014-09-24 b
78.WashingtonWashington County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains602014-09-24 c
79.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1170East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2014-11-23 a
80.BrownBrown County High Point1330East Kansas-Nebraska Plains202014-11-23 b
81.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1190East Kansas-Nebraska Plains702014-11-23 c
82.RooksRooks County High Point2310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2015-04-14
83.PhillipsPhillips County High Point2320East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302015-04-15 a
84.OttawaOttawa County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1502015-04-15 b
85.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains502015-04-15 c
86.McPhersonMcPherson County High Point1690East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302015-04-16 a
87.HarveyHarvey County High Point1560Flint Hills82015-04-16 b
88.MarionMarion County High Point1590Flint Hills482015-04-16 c
89.MarshallMarshall County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains102015-04-16 d
 ClarkClark County High Point2600Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area20 
 ComancheComanche County High Point2240Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa  
 PrattPratt County High Point2120Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa  
 StaffordStafford County High Point2090Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa30 
 BarberBarber County High Point2040Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa20 
 HarperHarper County High Point1740Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa  
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point1668Flint Hills68 
 ChaseChase County High Point1650Flint Hills60 
 DickinsonDickinson County High Point1590East Kansas-Nebraska Plains120 
 CowleyCowley County High Point1580Flint Hills20 
 MorrisMorris County High Point1560Flint Hills80 
 LyonLyon County High Point1530Flint Hills20 
 SumnerSumner County High Point1510Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa20 
 ChautauquaChautauqua County High Point1420Flint Hills  
 BourbonBourbon County High Point1110Osage-Missouri Plains50 
 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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