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Nebraska County High Points

Showing Bob Schwab'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 Plains261992-09-23
2.BannerBanner County High Point5340Inter-Platte High Plains Unknown
3.SiouxKennedy Benchmark5255Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains Unknown
4.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills4940Inter-Platte High Plains Unknown
5.DawesDawes County High Point4820Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains Unknown
6.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point4721Inter-Platte High Plains Unknown
7.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point4630Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains Unknown
8.MorrillMorrill County High Point4600Inter-Platte High Plains 2004-08-09
9.SheridanMorton Hill4300Sand Hills Unknown
10.CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills Unknown
11.GrantGrant County High Point4200Sand Hills Unknown
12.GardenGarden County High Point4160Sand Hills 2004-08-10
13.ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills 2004-08-10
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point4060Inter-Platte High Plains Unknown
15.KeithKeith County High Point3850Inter-Platte High Plains Unknown
16.HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills 2004-08-10
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2003-08-13
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills 2004-08-10
19.DundyDundy County High Point3680West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2003-07-17
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3645West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2003-08-13
21.ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills 2004-07-15
22.HayesHayes County High Point3420West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2004-07-16
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point3410West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2003-08-13
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3280Sand Hills 2004-08-11
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark3230West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2003-07-17
26.CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills Unknown
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point3140West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2004-07-16
28.DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2004-08-11
29.BrownBrown County High Point2960Sand Hills 2004-07-15
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills Unknown
31.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2930West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2003-07-17
32.GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2004-08-12
33.LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills 2004-08-12
34.RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains 2004-08-12
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2660Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains 2004-07-15
36.ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains 2004-08-12
37.HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains 2004-08-13
38.FurnasFurnas County High Point2550West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2003-07-17
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains 2004-08-12
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
42.ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point2380East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2003-07-17
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point2370Northeast Nebraska Plains 2004-08-13
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains 2004-08-13
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2003-07-17
46.KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
48.BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains 2004-07-15
49.BooneBoone County High Point2200Northeast Nebraska Plains 2004-08-13
50.AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
50.HowardHoward County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains 2004-08-11
52.AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
52.HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
54.WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2003-07-17
55.NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
57.MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
58.KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains 2004-07-14
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2003-07-17
60.CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
62.PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
62.PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
64.ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
65.WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
66.StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
67.PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
67.YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
71.ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2003-07-17
72.ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
73.CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
74.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
75.DixonDixon County High Point1640Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
75.SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
75.SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
79.DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains 2003-07-16
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
81.GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
82.PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
83.DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
87.BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains 2003-07-16
89.CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point1320Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains Unknown
93.SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown

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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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