Jump to Map of List PeaksMethod: Clean | Average | Optimistic Show List using Metric Units

Nebraska County High Points

Showing Dick Ellsworth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (56 out of 93, or 60.22%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.KimballPanorama Point5426Inter-Platte High Plains262003
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  
9.SheridanMorton Hill4300Sand Hills Unknown
10.CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills Unknown
11.GrantGrant County High Point4200Sand Hills 2011-07-23
12.GardenGarden County High Point4160Sand Hills  
13.ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills 2011-07-23
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point4060Inter-Platte High Plains Unknown
15.KeithKeith County High Point3850Inter-Platte High Plains 2010-06
16.HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills  
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-21
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills  
19.DundyDundy County High Point3680West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-21
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3645West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-20
21.ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills  
22.HayesHayes County High Point3420West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-21
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point3410West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-21
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3280Sand Hills  
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark3230West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-20
26.CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills 2011-07-23
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point3140West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-21
28.DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2010-06
29.BrownBrown County High Point2960Sand Hills  
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills  
31.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2930West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-20
32.GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2011-07-20
33.LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills  
34.RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains  
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2660Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains Unknown
36.ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains  
37.HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains  
38.FurnasFurnas County High Point2550West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2010-06
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains  
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains  
42.ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains  
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point2380East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point2370Northeast Nebraska Plains 2013-07-18
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains  
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
46.KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
48.BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains Unknown
49.BooneBoone County High Point2200Northeast Nebraska Plains 2013-07-18
50.AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains  
50.HowardHoward County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains 2013-07-18
52.AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
52.HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains 2013-07-17
54.WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
55.NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains 2013-07-18
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains 2013-07-18
57.MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains 2014-10-15 a
58.KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains  
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
60.CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
62.PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains  
62.PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains  
64.ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
65.WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains  
66.StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains  
67.PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
67.YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains  
71.ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
72.ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2013-07-18
73.CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains  
74.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
75.DixonDixon County High Point1640Northeast Nebraska Plains Unknown
75.SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2014-10-15 c
75.SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
79.DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains 2014-10-15 b
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains  
81.GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2014-08-26
82.PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
83.DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains  
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
87.BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains  
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains  
89.CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point1320Northeast Nebraska Plains 2014-10-15 d
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2010-06-28
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2011-07-17
93.SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains  

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.

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.


Map Showing Location of Peaks

 = Peaks climbed by Dick Ellsworth   = Unclimbed peaks

Click on a peak to see its name and a clickable link.

(Map only shows peaks ranked by clean prominence)

Click Here for a Full Screen Map

This page has been served 551581 times since 2004-11-01.

Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page
Copyright © 1987-2015 by All Rights Reserved.