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North Dakota County High Points

Showing Greg Slayden's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 53, or 5.66%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.SlopeWhite Butte1069West-Central Dakota Plains1671989-05-13
2.BowmanMedicine Pole Hills1051West-Central Dakota Plains  
3.Golden ValleySentinel Butte1045Southeast Montana Plains  
4.BillingsBullion Butte1024Southeast Montana Plains  
5.DunnKilldeer Mountains1000West-Central Dakota Plains  
6.AdamsWhetstone Buttes960West-Central Dakota Plains  
7.StarkBrown Benchmark933West-Central Dakota Plains  
8.HettingerBlack Butte918West-Central Dakota Plains  
9.GrantPretty Rock Butte871West-Central Dakota Plains  
10.McKenzieSaddle Butte860Southeast Montana Plains238 
11.SiouxSioux County High Point808West-Central Dakota Plains  
12.WilliamsBull Butte789Central International Border Area Plains  
13.MortonMorton County High Point780West-Central Dakota Plains  
14.MountrailMountrail County High Point777Central International Border Area Plains  
15.BottineauBoundary Butte774Manitoba Area Plains3142005-08-18 a
16.BurkeBurke County High Point772Central International Border Area Plains  
17.DivideDivide County High Point753Central International Border Area Plains  
18.MercerMercer County High Point746West-Central Dakota Plains  
19.OliverOliver County High Point738West-Central Dakota Plains  
20.RoletteRolette County High Point732Manitoba Area Plains612005-08-18 b
21.WardWard County High Point719Central International Border Area Plains  
22.KidderKidder County High Point707East Central Dakota Plains  
23.McLeanDogden Butte700Central International Border Area Plains  
24.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains  
25.LoganLogan County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains  
26.BurleighBurleigh County High Point686East Central Dakota Plains  
26.SheridanProphet Mountains686East Central Dakota Plains  
26.WellsWells County High Point686East Central Dakota Plains  
29.DickeyDickey County High Point683East Central Dakota Plains  
30.McHenryMcHenry County High Point664Central International Border Area Plains  
31.EmmonsEmmons County High Point661East Central Dakota Plains  
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point662East Central Dakota Plains  
32.StutsmanStutsman County High Point652East Central Dakota Plains  
33.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point634East Central Dakota Plains  
34.RenvilleRenville County High Point611Central International Border Area Plains  
35.FosterFoster County High Point597East Central Dakota Plains  
36.BensonThe Buttes572Manitoba Area Plains  
37.PiercePierce County High Point564Central International Border Area Plains  
38.TownerTowner County High Point543Manitoba Area Plains  
39.EddyDevils Thumb538East Central Dakota Plains  
40.SargentSargent County High Point530Sioux River Upland  
41.GriggsGriggs County High Point527East Central Dakota Plains  
42.CavalierCavalier County High Point512Manitoba Area Plains  
43.NelsonBlue Mountain507Manitoba Area Plains  
44.WalshWalsh County High Point504Manitoba Area Plains  
45.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain500Manitoba Area Plains  
46.BarnesBarnes County High Point486East Central Dakota Plains  
47.SteeleSteele County High Point479East Central Dakota Plains  
48.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point466East Central Dakota Plains  
49.RansomStanding Rock Hill454East Central Dakota Plains  
50.PembinaPembina County High Point442Manitoba Area Plains  
51.RichlandRichland County High Point393Sioux River Upland  
52.CassCass County High Point390East Central Dakota Plains  
53.TraillTraill County High Point366East Central Dakota Plains  

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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 North Dakota, 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 1997 by David Olson and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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