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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
40.PhelpsPhelps County High Point2530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20Unknown
43.HarlanHarlan County High Point2380East Kansas-Nebraska Plains202003-07-17
46.FranklinFranklin County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302003-07-17
46.KearneyKearney County High Point2280East Kansas-Nebraska Plains10Unknown
52.AdamsAdams County High Point2120East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30Unknown
54.WebsterWebster County High Point2110East Kansas-Nebraska Plains02003-07-17
58.NuckollsNuckolls County High Point1930East Kansas-Nebraska Plains02003-07-17
60.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1920East Kansas-Nebraska Plains20Unknown
64.ClayClay County High Point1905East Kansas-Nebraska Plains33Unknown
67.PolkPolk County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains10Unknown
67.YorkYork County High Point1780East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0Unknown
69.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1740East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0Unknown
71.ThayerThayer County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains402003-07-17
72.ButlerButler County High Point1695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains88Unknown
74.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains60Unknown
75.SaundersSaunders County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains30Unknown
75.SewardSeward County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains23Unknown
78.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains90Unknown
81.GageGage County High Point1540East Kansas-Nebraska Plains120Unknown
82.PawneePawnee County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains230Unknown
83.LancasterLancaster County High Point1520East Kansas-Nebraska Plains80Unknown
85.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1490East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0Unknown
86.OtoeOtoe County High Point1450East Kansas-Nebraska Plains50Unknown
89.CassCass County High Point1370East Kansas-Nebraska Plains40Unknown
91.NemahaNemaha County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0Unknown
91.RichardsonRichardson County High Point1310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0Unknown
1.KimballPanorama Point5426Inter-Platte High Plains261992-09-23
2.BannerBanner County High Point5340Inter-Platte High Plains20Unknown
4.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills4940Inter-Platte High Plains200Unknown
6.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point4721Inter-Platte High Plains11Unknown
8.MorrillMorrill County High Point4600Inter-Platte High Plains402004-08-09
14.DeuelDeuel County High Point4060Inter-Platte High Plains10Unknown
15.KeithKeith County High Point3850Inter-Platte High Plains140Unknown
5.DawesDawes County High Point4820Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains0Unknown
35.Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point2660Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains102004-07-15
48.BoydBoyd County High Point2206Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains02004-07-15
34.RockRock County High Point2710Northeast Nebraska Plains1402004-08-12
36.ValleyValley County High Point2583Northeast Nebraska Plains832004-08-12
37.HoltHolt County High Point2560Northeast Nebraska Plains1402004-08-13
39.GarfieldGarfield County High Point2540Northeast Nebraska Plains1402004-08-12
41.BuffaloBuffalo County High Point2510Northeast Nebraska Plains10Unknown
42.ShermanSherman County High Point2450Northeast Nebraska Plains110Unknown
44.GreeleyGreeley County High Point2370Northeast Nebraska Plains1302004-08-13
45.WheelerWheeler County High Point2300Northeast Nebraska Plains1102004-08-13
49.BooneBoone County High Point2200Northeast Nebraska Plains902004-08-13
50.AntelopeAntelope County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains150Unknown
50.HowardHoward County High Point2170Northeast Nebraska Plains402004-08-11
52.HallHall County High Point2120Northeast Nebraska Plains20Unknown
55.NanceNance County High Point2040Northeast Nebraska Plains10Unknown
56.MerrickMerrick County High Point2000Northeast Nebraska Plains0Unknown
57.MadisonMadison County High Point1970Northeast Nebraska Plains30Unknown
58.KnoxKnox County High Point1930Northeast Nebraska Plains2102004-07-14
60.CedarCedar County High Point1920Northeast Nebraska Plains80Unknown
62.PiercePierce County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains140Unknown
62.PlattePlatte County High Point1910Northeast Nebraska Plains20Unknown
65.WayneWayne County High Point1900Northeast Nebraska Plains120Unknown
66.StantonStanton County High Point1860Northeast Nebraska Plains80Unknown
70.ColfaxColfax County High Point1730Northeast Nebraska Plains0Unknown
73.CumingCuming County High Point1690Northeast Nebraska Plains10Unknown
75.DixonDixon County High Point1640Northeast Nebraska Plains80Unknown
79.DodgeDodge County High Point1590Northeast Nebraska Plains202003-07-16
80.ThurstonThurston County High Point1550Northeast Nebraska Plains20Unknown
83.DakotaDakota County High Point1520Northeast Nebraska Plains20Unknown
87.BurtBurt County High Point1430Northeast Nebraska Plains20Unknown
88.WashingtonWashington County High Point1385Northeast Nebraska Plains1252003-07-16
90.DouglasDouglas County High Point1320Northeast Nebraska Plains60Unknown
93.SarpySarpy County High Point1300Northeast Nebraska Plains110Unknown
9.SheridanMorton Hill4300Sand Hills400Unknown
10.CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills226Unknown
11.GrantGrant County High Point4200Sand Hills280Unknown
12.GardenGarden County High Point4160Sand Hills2802004-08-10
13.ArthurArthur County High Point4080Sand Hills2802004-08-10
16.HookerHooker County High Point3800Sand Hills2402004-08-10
18.McPhersonMoore Benchmark3729Sand Hills3092004-08-10
21.ThomasThomas County High Point3440Sand Hills1202004-07-15
24.LoganBirnbaum Benchmark3280Sand Hills1602004-08-11
26.CusterHughes Benchmark3146Sand Hills246Unknown
29.BrownBrown County High Point2960Sand Hills1202004-07-15
30.BlaineBlaine County High Point2940Sand Hills180Unknown
33.LoupLoup County High Point2730Sand Hills802004-08-12
17.ChaseLamar Benchmark3742West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1622003-08-13
19.DundyDundy County High Point3680West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1002003-07-17
20.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3645West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains32003-08-13
22.HayesHayes County High Point3420West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1402004-07-16
23.LincolnLincoln County High Point3410West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1202003-08-13
25.HitchcockPowell Benchmark3230West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains202003-07-17
27.FrontierFrontier County High Point3143West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains632004-07-16
28.DawsonDawson County High Point2980West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1302004-08-11
31.Red WillowRed Willow County High Point2930West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains602003-07-17
32.GosperGosper County High Point2760West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1002004-08-12
38.FurnasFurnas County High Point2550West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains202003-07-17
3.SiouxKennedy Benchmark5255Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains235Unknown
7.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point4630Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains0Unknown

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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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