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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-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.SlopeWhite Butte3506West-Central Dakota Plains5511989-05-13
2.BowmanMedicine Pole Hills3447West-Central Dakota Plains  
3.Golden ValleySentinel Butte3430Southeast Montana Plains  
4.BillingsBullion Butte3370Southeast Montana Plains  
5.DunnKilldeer Mountains3281West-Central Dakota Plains  
6.AdamsWhetstone Buttes3149West-Central Dakota Plains  
7.StarkBrown Benchmark3061West-Central Dakota Plains  
8.HettingerBlack Butte3012West-Central Dakota Plains  
9.GrantPretty Rock Butte2857West-Central Dakota Plains  
10.McKenzieSaddle Butte2830Southeast Montana Plains800 
11.SiouxSioux County High Point2655West-Central Dakota Plains  
12.WilliamsBull Butte2588Central International Border Area Plains  
13.MortonMorton County High Point2570West-Central Dakota Plains  
14.MountrailMountrail County High Point2555Central International Border Area Plains  
15.BottineauBoundary Butte2541Manitoba Area Plains10332005-08-18 a
16.BurkeBurke County High Point2532Central International Border Area Plains  
17.DivideDivide County High Point2475Central International Border Area Plains  
18.MercerMercer County High Point2447West-Central Dakota Plains  
19.OliverOliver County High Point2430West-Central Dakota Plains  
20.RoletteRolette County High Point2405Manitoba Area Plains2172005-08-18 b
21.WardWard County High Point2365Central International Border Area Plains  
22.KidderKidder County High Point2325East Central Dakota Plains  
23.McLeanDogden Butte2298Central International Border Area Plains  
24.LoganLogan County High Point2275East Central Dakota Plains  
25.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point2271East Central Dakota Plains  
26.BurleighBurleigh County High Point2255East Central Dakota Plains  
26.SheridanProphet Mountains2255East Central Dakota Plains  
26.WellsWells County High Point2255East Central Dakota Plains  
29.DickeyDickey County High Point2245East Central Dakota Plains  
30.McHenryMcHenry County High Point2185Central International Border Area Plains  
31.EmmonsEmmons County High Point2175East Central Dakota Plains  
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point2171East Central Dakota Plains  
32.StutsmanStutsman County High Point2145East Central Dakota Plains  
33.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point2085East Central Dakota Plains  
34.RenvilleRenville County High Point2005Central International Border Area Plains  
35.FosterFoster County High Point1965East Central Dakota Plains  
36.BensonThe Buttes1878Manitoba Area Plains  
37.PiercePierce County High Point1855Central International Border Area Plains  
38.TownerTowner County High Point1782Manitoba Area Plains  
39.EddyDevils Thumb1764East Central Dakota Plains  
40.SargentSargent County High Point1745Sioux River Upland  
41.GriggsGriggs County High Point1735East Central Dakota Plains  
42.CavalierCavalier County High Point1682Manitoba Area Plains  
43.NelsonBlue Mountain1665Manitoba Area Plains  
44.WalshWalsh County High Point1657Manitoba Area Plains  
45.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain1642Manitoba Area Plains  
46.BarnesBarnes County High Point1597East Central Dakota Plains  
47.SteeleSteele County High Point1575East Central Dakota Plains  
48.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point1535East Central Dakota Plains  
49.RansomStanding Rock Hill1490East Central Dakota Plains  
50.PembinaPembina County High Point1455Manitoba Area Plains  
51.RichlandRichland County High Point1295Sioux River Upland  
52.CassCass County High Point1282East Central Dakota Plains  
53.TraillTraill County High Point1205East 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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