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Nebraska County High Points

Showing Bob Packard's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (93 out of 93, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.KimballPanorama Point5426Inter-Platte High Plains261987-07 e4
2.BannerBanner County High Point5340Inter-Platte High Plains202002-06-03
3.SiouxKennedy Benchmark5255Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains2352002-06-30
4.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills4940Inter-Platte High Plains2002002-06-29
5.DawesDawes County High Point4820Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains 2002-06-29
6.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point4721Inter-Platte High Plains111999-04-11
7.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point4630Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains 2003-08-15
8.MorrillMorrill County High Point4600Inter-Platte High Plains402003-08-15
9.SheridanMorton Hill4300Sand Hills4002001-05-17
10.CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills2262001-05-18
11.GrantGrant County High Point4200Sand Hills2802003-09-25
12.GardenGarden County High Point4160Sand Hills2802001-05-17
13.ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills2802003-09-25
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point4060Inter-Platte High Plains101999-04-11
15.KeithKeith County High Point3850Inter-Platte High Plains1402001-05-17
16.HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills2402003-09-26
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1621999-04-11
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills3092003-09-25
19.DundyDundy County High Point3680West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1001999-04-11
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3645West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains32003-09-23
21.ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills1202005-06-08
22.HayesHayes County High Point3420West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1402003-09-23
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point3410West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1202003-09-23
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3280Sand Hills1602003-09-24
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark3230West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains202005-06-07
26.CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills2462005-05-27
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point3140West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains602005-05-27
28.DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1302005-05-27
29.BrownBrown County High Point2960Sand Hills1202005-05-28
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills1802005-05-28
31.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2930West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains602005-06-07
32.GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1002005-05-27
33.LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills802005-05-28
34.RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains1402005-05-28
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2660Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains102005-05-28
36.ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains832005-06-06
37.HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains1402006-06-20
38.FurnasFurnas County High Point2550West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains202005-06-07
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains1402006-06-20
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains202005-05-27
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains102005-06-06
42.ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains1102006-06-20
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point2380East Kansas-Nebraska Plains202005-06-07
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point2370Northeast Nebraska Plains1302007-04-14
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains1102007-04-14
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302005-06-07
46.KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains102005-06-07
48.BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains 2007-04-12
49.BooneBoone County High Point2200Northeast Nebraska Plains902005-06-06
50.AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains1502005-06-06
50.HowardHoward County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains402006-06-30
52.AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302007-04-10
52.HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains202006-06-30
54.WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-20
55.NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains102006-06-30
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains 2006-06-30
57.MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains302007-04-15
58.KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains2102007-04-13
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-30
60.CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains802007-04-13
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains202006-06-29
62.PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains1402007-04-13
62.PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains202007-04-15
64.ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains332006-06-29
65.WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains1202007-04-13
66.StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains802007-04-14
67.PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains102007-04-10
67.YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-10
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-15
71.ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains402006-06-30
72.ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains882007-04-16
73.CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains102007-04-15
74.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains602006-06-29
75.DixonDixon County High Point1640Northeast Nebraska Plains802007-04-13
75.SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302007-04-16
75.SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains232007-04-10
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains902007-04-17
79.DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains202007-04-15
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains202005-06-05
81.GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1202006-06-29
82.PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains2302007-04-17
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains802007-04-10
83.DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains202007-04-13
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains502007-04-10
87.BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains202007-04-15
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains1252007-04-15
89.CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains402007-04-16
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point1320Northeast Nebraska Plains602007-04-16
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
93.SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains1102007-04-16

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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 Nebraska, 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 1994 by David Olson, Andy Martin, and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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