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Nebraska County High Points

Showing Teresa Gergen's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (5 out of 93, or 5.38%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.KimballPanorama Point5426Inter-Platte High Plains312004-04-03
1.BannerBanner County High Point5345Inter-Platte High Plains302004-04-03
1.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills4950Inter-Platte High Plains2202004-04-03
1.DawesDawes County High Point4830Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains 2004-04-03
1.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point4635Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains 2004-04-03
 SiouxKennedy Benchmark5255Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains245 
 CheyenneCheyenne County High Point4721Inter-Platte High Plains11 
 MorrillMorrill County High Point4610Inter-Platte High Plains60 
 SheridanMorton Hill4310Sand Hills420 
 GrantGrant County High Point4210Sand Hills300 
 CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills236 
 GardenGarden County High Point4170Sand Hills300 
 ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills290 
 DeuelDeuel County High Point4065Inter-Platte High Plains20 
 KeithKeith County High Point3855Inter-Platte High Plains150 
 HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills250 
 ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains167 
 McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills319 
 DundyDundy County High Point3685West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains110 
 PerkinsPerkins County High Point3647West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains5 
 ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills130 
 HayesHayes County High Point3425West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains150 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point3415West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains130 
 LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3290Sand Hills180 
 HitchcockPowell Benchmark3235West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains30 
 CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills256 
 FrontierFrontier County High Point3143West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains73 
 DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains130 
 BrownBrown County High Point2970Sand Hills140 
 BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills190 
 Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2935West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains70 
 GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains110 
 LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills85 
 RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains145 
 Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2665Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains20 
 ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains88 
 HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains145 
 FurnasFurnas County High Point2555West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains30 
 GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains145 
 PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains25 
 BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains15 
 ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains115 
 HarlanHarlan County High Point2385East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
 GreeleyGreeley County High Point2375Northeast Nebraska Plains140 
 WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains115 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains35 
 KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains15 
 BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains  
 BooneBoone County High Point2205Northeast Nebraska Plains100 
 HowardHoward County High Point2175Northeast Nebraska Plains50 
 AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains155 
 AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains35 
 HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
 WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains15 
 MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains  
 MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains35 
 KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains215 
 NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains90 
 HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains25 
 PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains145 
 PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
 ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains33 
 WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains130 
 StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains85 
 PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains15 
 YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains  
 ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains45 
 ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains88 
 CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains15 
 SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains65 
 DixonDixon County High Point1650Northeast Nebraska Plains100 
 SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains35 
 SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains23 
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains95 
 DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
 ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
 GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains125 
 PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains235 
 DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains30 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains85 
 JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains55 
 BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
 WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains130 
 CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains45 
 DouglasDouglas County High Point1325Northeast Nebraska Plains70 
 NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains  
 SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains115 

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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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