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Nebraska County High Points

Showing Scott Surgent's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (16 out of 93, or 17.2%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
52.AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains35 
51.AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains155 
13.ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills290 
2.BannerBanner County High Point5345Inter-Platte High Plains302004-05-19 c
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3290Sand Hills180 
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills190 
49.BooneBoone County High Point2205Northeast Nebraska Plains100 
7.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point4635Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains102004-05-20 d
48.BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains0 
29.BrownBrown County High Point2970Sand Hills140 
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains15 
87.BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
72.ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains88 
89.CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains45 
60.CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains90 
6.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point4721Inter-Platte High Plains112004-05-19 a
64.ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains33 
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains5 
73.CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains15 
83.DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains30 
5.DawesDawes County High Point4830Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains202004-05-20 e
28.DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains130 
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point4065Inter-Platte High Plains202004-05-18 i
75.DixonDixon County High Point1650Northeast Nebraska Plains100 
79.DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point1325Northeast Nebraska Plains70 
19.DundyDundy County High Point3685West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1102004-05-18 e
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains35 
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point3143West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains73 
38.FurnasFurnas County High Point2555West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains30 
81.GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains125 
12.GardenGarden County High Point4170Sand Hills3002004-05-20 a
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains145 
32.GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains110 
10.GrantGrant County High Point4210Sand Hills3002004-05-20 b
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point2375Northeast Nebraska Plains140 
52.HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains25 
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point2385East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30 
22.HayesHayes County High Point3425West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains150 
11.CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills236 
37.HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains145 
16.HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills250 
50.HowardHoward County High Point2175Northeast Nebraska Plains50 
26.CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills256 
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains95 
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains5 
46.KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains15 
15.KeithKeith County High Point3855Inter-Platte High Plains1502004-05-18 h
3.SiouxKennedy Benchmark5255Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains2452004-05-22 b
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2665Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains20 
58.KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains215 
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1672004-05-18 f
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains85 
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point3415West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains130 
33.LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills85 
57.MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains35 
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains5 
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills319 
8.MorrillMorrill County High Point4610Inter-Platte High Plains602004-05-19 e
9.SheridanMorton Hill4310Sand Hills4202004-05-20 c
55.NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains15 
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains55 
1.KimballPanorama Point5426Inter-Platte High Plains311996-05-23
82.PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains235 
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3648West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains62004-05-18 g
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains25 
62.PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains145 
62.PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
67.PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains15 
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark3235West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains30 
31.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2935West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains70 
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
34.RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains145 
74.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains65 
93.SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains115 
76.SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains35 
76.SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains23 
42.ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains115 
66.StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains85 
71.ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains45 
21.ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills130 
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
36.ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains88 
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains130 
65.WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains130 
54.WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains115 
4.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills4950Inter-Platte High Plains2202004-05-19 d
67.YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 

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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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