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Nebraska County High Points

Showing David Olson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (32 out of 93, or 34.41%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.KimballPanorama Point5426Inter-Platte High Plains261985-03-10
2.BannerBanner County High Point5340Inter-Platte High Plains201998-08-21
3.SiouxKennedy Benchmark5255Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains2351999-11-15
4.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills4940Inter-Platte High Plains2001998-04-26
5.DawesDawes County High Point4820Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains01998-04-26
6.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point4721Inter-Platte High Plains111997-03-23
7.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point4630Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains01998-04-26
8.MorrillMorrill County High Point4600Inter-Platte High Plains401997-03-23
9.SheridanMorton Hill4300Sand Hills400 
10.CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills226 
11.GrantGrant County High Point4200Sand Hills280 
12.GardenGarden County High Point4160Sand Hills280 
13.ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills280 
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point4060Inter-Platte High Plains101995-12-23
15.KeithKeith County High Point3850Inter-Platte High Plains1401995-12-23
16.HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills240 
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1621999-04-11
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills309 
19.DundyDundy County High Point3680West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1001999-04-01
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3645West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains31996-07-23
21.ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills120 
22.HayesHayes County High Point3420West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains140 
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point3410West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1201996-12-25
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3280Sand Hills160 
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark3230West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains201999-04-01
26.CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills246 
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point3143West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains63 
28.DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1301996-07-24
29.BrownBrown County High Point2960Sand Hills120 
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills180 
31.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2930West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains601999-04-01
32.GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains100 
33.LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills80 
34.RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains140 
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2660Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains10 
36.ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains83 
37.HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains140 
38.FurnasFurnas County High Point2550West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains201999-04-01
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains140 
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20 
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains101996-12-25
42.ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains110 
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point2380East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20 
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point2370Northeast Nebraska Plains130 
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains110 
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
46.KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains10 
48.BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains0 
49.BooneBoone County High Point2200Northeast Nebraska Plains90 
50.AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains150 
50.HowardHoward County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains40 
52.AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
52.HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains201996-08-03
54.WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
55.NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains101998-12-24
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains01996-12-25
57.MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains301997-12-24
58.KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains210 
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
60.CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains802017-10-20 3
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20 
62.PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains1402017-10-20 2
62.PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains201996-12-26
64.ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains33 
65.WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains1201997-12-24
66.StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains801996-12-26
67.PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains10 
67.YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains01996-07-24
71.ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains40 
72.ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains88 
73.CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains10 
74.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains60 
75.DixonDixon County High Point1640Northeast Nebraska Plains802017-10-20 1
75.SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
75.SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains23 
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains90 
79.DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains201996-08-03
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains20 
81.GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains120 
82.PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains230 
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains80 
83.DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains20 
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains50 
87.BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains20 
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains1252001-12-29
89.CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains40 
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point1320Northeast Nebraska Plains60 
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
93.SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains110 

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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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