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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-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.WallaceMount Sunflower1231West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains61987-02-01
2.MortonMorton County High Point1125Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 1996-01-03
3.ShermanSherman County High Point1219West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1996-11-24
3.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point1161West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1996-11-24
3.ThomasThomas County High Point1061West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains31996-11-24
3.RawlinsRawlins County High Point1044West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains11996-11-24
7.SheridanSheridan County High Point914West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-01-05
8.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1170West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-02-16
8.KearnyKearny County High Point1047West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-02-16
10.StantonStanton County High Point1131Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area61997-02-17
11.ScottScott County High Point967West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-03-09
11.FinneyFinney County High Point940West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-03-09
13.GreeleyGreeley County High Point1204West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-03-10
13.WichitaWichita County High Point1068West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1997-03-10
13.LoganLogan County High Point1061West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains11997-03-10
16.GrantGrant County High Point981Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 1998-01-02
16.SewardSeward County High Point913Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area101998-01-02
18.DecaturDecatur County High Point905West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains91998-03-01
18.GrahamGraham County High Point805East Kansas-Nebraska Plains31998-03-01
18.TregoTrego County High Point796East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 1998-03-01
18.EllisEllis County High Point719East Kansas-Nebraska Plains151998-03-01
18.RooksRooks County High Point704East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 1998-03-01
23.MeadeMeade County High Point861Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 1999-01-03
24.StevensStevens County High Point1017Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area91999-02-28
24.HaskellHaskell County High Point942Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area71999-02-28
24.GrayGray County High Point878West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains11999-02-28
24.FordFord County High Point838Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area 1999-02-28
28.PhillipsPhillips County High Point707East Kansas-Nebraska Plains91999-03-31
28.SmithSmith County High Point664East Kansas-Nebraska Plains121999-03-31
28.JewellJewell County High Point600East Kansas-Nebraska Plains91999-03-31
31.NortonNorton County High Point797West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1999-04-01
32.JohnsonJohnson County High Point344Osage-Missouri Plains62001-12-30
 GoveGove County High Point924West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
 LaneLane County High Point898West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains3 
 NessNess County High Point818West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
 HodgemanHodgeman County High Point814West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
 ClarkClark County High Point792Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area6 
 KiowaKiowa County High Point747Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa3 
 EdwardsEdwards County High Point719West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains  
 RushRush County High Point710East Kansas-Nebraska Plains9 
 PawneePawnee County High Point707West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains3 
 ComancheComanche County High Point683Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa  
 BartonBarton County High Point649East Kansas-Nebraska Plains27 
 PrattPratt County High Point646Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa  
 StaffordStafford County High Point637Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa9 
 OsborneOsborne County High Point634East Kansas-Nebraska Plains5 
 RussellRussell County High Point628East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 BarberBarber County High Point622Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa6 
 EllsworthEllsworth County High Point591East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 MitchellMitchell County High Point579East Kansas-Nebraska Plains67 
 RiceRice County High Point565East Kansas-Nebraska Plains26 
 KingmanKingman County High Point558Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa3 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point558East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 RenoReno County High Point558Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa3 
 HarperHarper County High Point530Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa  
 CloudCloud County High Point518East Kansas-Nebraska Plains49 
 McPhersonMcPherson County High Point515East Kansas-Nebraska Plains9 
 RepublicRepublic County High Point515East Kansas-Nebraska Plains6 
 ButlerButler County High Point512Flint Hills73 
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point508Flint Hills20 
 SalineSaline County High Point506East Kansas-Nebraska Plains15 
 ChaseChase County High Point503Flint Hills18 
 ElkElk County High Point500Flint Hills  
 OttawaOttawa County High Point500East Kansas-Nebraska Plains46 
 WashingtonWashington County High Point500East Kansas-Nebraska Plains18 
 WabaunseeGun Barrel Hill West488Flint Hills49 
 DickinsonDickinson County High Point485East Kansas-Nebraska Plains37 
 MarionMarion County High Point485Flint Hills15 
 CowleyCowley County High Point482Flint Hills7 
 PottawatomiePottawatomie County High Point475East Kansas-Nebraska Plains79 
 HarveyHarvey County High Point475Flint Hills2 
 MorrisMorris County High Point475Flint Hills24 
 GearyGeary County High Point472Flint Hills  
 SedgwickSedgwick County High Point471Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa1 
 LyonLyon County High Point466Flint Hills6 
 MarshallMarshall County High Point466East Kansas-Nebraska Plains3 
 RileyRiley County High Point463Flint Hills18 
 ClayClay County High Point460East Kansas-Nebraska Plains33 
 SumnerSumner County High Point460Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa6 
 ChautauquaChautauqua County High Point433Flint Hills  
 NemahaNemaha County High Point430East Kansas-Nebraska Plains19 
 JacksonJackson County High Point424East Kansas-Nebraska Plains22 
 BrownBrown County High Point405East Kansas-Nebraska Plains6 
 OsageOsage County High Point396Flint Hills6 
 ShawneeShawnee County High Point393Flint Hills3 
 CoffeyCoffey County High Point381Osage-Missouri Plains  
 WoodsonWoodson County High Point381Osage-Missouri Plains18 
 AndersonAnderson County High Point372Osage-Missouri Plains51 
 DoniphanDoniphan County High Point366East Kansas-Nebraska Plains52 
 DouglasDouglas County High Point366Osage-Missouri Plains6 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point363Osage-Missouri Plains9 
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point363East Kansas-Nebraska Plains22 
 AtchisonAtchison County High Point357East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 AllenAllen County High Point354Osage-Missouri Plains3 
 LeavenworthLeavenworth County High Point354East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 MiamiMiami County High Point351Osage-Missouri Plains37 
 WilsonWilson County High Point344Osage-Missouri Plains18 
 LinnLinn County High Point341Osage-Missouri Plains3 
 BourbonBourbon County High Point338Osage-Missouri Plains15 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point335Osage-Missouri Plains27 
 NeoshoNeosho County High Point335Osage-Missouri Plains  
 CrawfordCrawford County High Point332Osage-Missouri Plains  
 WyandotteWyandotte County High Point323East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
 LabetteLabette County High Point320Osage-Missouri Plains18 
 CherokeeCherokee County High Point317Central 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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