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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 Plains361987-07 e4
2.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point4721Inter-Platte High Plains 1999-04-11
2.DeuelDeuel County High Point4070Inter-Platte High Plains 1999-04-11
2.ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1999-04-11
2.DundyDundy County High Point3690West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 1999-04-11
6.SheridanMorton Hill4320Sand Hills 2001-05-17
6.GardenGarden County High Point4180Sand Hills 2001-05-17
6.KeithKeith County High Point3860Inter-Platte High Plains 2001-05-17
9.CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills 2001-05-18
10.BannerBanner County High Point5350Inter-Platte High Plains 2002-06-03
11.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills4960Inter-Platte High Plains 2002-06-29
11.DawesDawes County High Point4840Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains 2002-06-29
13.SiouxKennedy Benchmark5255Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains 2002-06-30
14.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point4640Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains 2003-08-15
14.MorrillMorrill County High Point4620Inter-Platte High Plains 2003-08-15
16.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3650West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2003-09-23
16.HayesHayes County High Point3420West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2003-09-23
16.LincolnLincoln County High Point3410West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2003-09-23
19.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3300Sand Hills 2003-09-24
20.GrantGrant County High Point4220Sand Hills 2003-09-25
20.ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills 2003-09-25
20.McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills 2003-09-25
23.HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills 2003-09-26
24.CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills 2005-05-27
24.FrontierFrontier County High Point3140West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2005-05-27
24.DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2005-05-27
24.GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2005-05-27
24.PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2005-05-27
29.BrownBrown County High Point2980Sand Hills 2005-05-28
29.BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills 2005-05-28
29.LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills 2005-05-28
29.RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains 2005-05-28
29.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2670Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains 2005-05-28
34.ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains 2005-06-05
35.ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains 2005-06-06
35.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains 2005-06-06
35.BooneBoone County High Point2210Northeast Nebraska Plains 2005-06-06
35.AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains 2005-06-06
39.HitchcockPowell Benchmark3240West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2005-06-07
39.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2940West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2005-06-07
39.FurnasFurnas County High Point2560West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains 2005-06-07
39.HarlanHarlan County High Point2390East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2005-06-07
39.FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2005-06-07
39.KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2005-06-07
45.ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills 2005-06-08
46.HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains 2006-06-20
46.GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains 2006-06-20
46.ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains 2006-06-20
46.WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-20
50.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
50.ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
50.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
50.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
50.GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
50.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
50.NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
50.RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-29
58.HowardHoward County High Point2180Northeast Nebraska Plains 2006-06-30
58.HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains 2006-06-30
58.NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains 2006-06-30
58.MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains 2006-06-30
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-30
58.ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2006-06-30
64.AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-10
64.PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-10
64.YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-10
64.SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-10
64.LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-10
64.OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-10
70.BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains 2007-04-12
71.KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-13
71.CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-13
71.PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-13
71.WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-13
71.DixonDixon County High Point1660Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-13
71.DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-13
77.GreeleyGreeley County High Point2380Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-14
77.WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-14
77.StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-14
80.MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-15
80.PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-15
80.ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-15
80.CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-15
80.DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-15
80.BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-15
80.WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-15
87.ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-16
87.SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-16
87.CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-16
87.DouglasDouglas County High Point1330Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-16
87.SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains 2007-04-16
92.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-17
92.PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains 2007-04-17

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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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