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North Dakota County High Points

Showing Bob Schwab's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (53 out of 53, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.SlopeWhite Butte1069West-Central Dakota Plains1661994-08-13
2.BowmanMedicine Pole Hills1051West-Central Dakota Plains78Unknown
3.Golden ValleySentinel Butte1045Southeast Montana Plains186Unknown
4.BillingsBullion Butte1024Southeast Montana Plains201Unknown
5.DunnKilldeer Mountains1000West-Central Dakota Plains214Unknown
6.AdamsWhetstone Buttes960West-Central Dakota Plains88Unknown
7.StarkBrown Benchmark933West-Central Dakota Plains101Unknown
8.HettingerBlack Butte918West-Central Dakota Plains107Unknown
9.GrantPretty Rock Butte871West-Central Dakota Plains1122006-05-09
10.McKenzieSaddle Butte860Southeast Montana Plains238Unknown
11.SiouxSioux County High Point808West-Central Dakota Plains15Unknown
12.WilliamsBull Butte789Central International Border Area Plains42Unknown
13.MortonMorton County High Point780West-Central Dakota Plains6Unknown
14.MountrailMountrail County High Point777Central International Border Area Plains143Unknown
15.BottineauBoundary Butte774Manitoba Area Plains3142006-05-06
16.BurkeBurke County High Point772Central International Border Area Plains104Unknown
17.DivideDivide County High Point753Central International Border Area Plains15Unknown
18.MercerMercer County High Point746West-Central Dakota Plains2Unknown
19.OliverOliver County High Point738West-Central Dakota Plains49Unknown
20.RoletteRolette County High Point732Manitoba Area Plains61Unknown
21.WardWard County High Point719Central International Border Area Plains12Unknown
22.KidderKidder County High Point707East Central Dakota Plains119Unknown
23.McLeanDogden Butte700Central International Border Area Plains82Unknown
24.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains92Unknown
25.LoganLogan County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains140Unknown
26.BurleighBurleigh County High Point686East Central Dakota Plains94Unknown
26.SheridanProphet Mountains686East Central Dakota Plains88Unknown
26.WellsWells County High Point686East Central Dakota Plains9Unknown
29.DickeyDickey County High Point683East Central Dakota Plains64Unknown
30.McHenryMcHenry County High Point664Central International Border Area Plains9Unknown
31.EmmonsEmmons County High Point661East Central Dakota Plains52Unknown
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point662East Central Dakota Plains1132011-07-12
32.StutsmanStutsman County High Point652East Central Dakota Plains67Unknown
33.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point634East Central Dakota Plains30Unknown
34.RenvilleRenville County High Point611Central International Border Area Plains1Unknown
35.FosterFoster County High Point597East Central Dakota Plains0Unknown
36.BensonThe Buttes572Manitoba Area Plains82Unknown
37.PiercePierce County High Point564Central International Border Area Plains88Unknown
38.TownerTowner County High Point543Manitoba Area Plains2Unknown
39.EddyDevils Thumb538East Central Dakota Plains80Unknown
40.SargentSargent County High Point530Sioux River Upland0Unknown
41.GriggsGriggs County High Point527East Central Dakota Plains61Unknown
42.CavalierCavalier County High Point512Manitoba Area Plains43Unknown
43.NelsonBlue Mountain507Manitoba Area Plains61Unknown
44.WalshWalsh County High Point504Manitoba Area Plains0Unknown
45.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain500Manitoba Area Plains39Unknown
46.BarnesBarnes County High Point486East Central Dakota Plains49Unknown
47.SteeleSteele County High Point479East Central Dakota Plains18Unknown
48.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point466East Central Dakota Plains6Unknown
49.RansomStanding Rock Hill454East Central Dakota Plains34Unknown
50.PembinaPembina County High Point442Manitoba Area Plains0Unknown
51.RichlandRichland County High Point393Sioux River Upland27Unknown
52.CassCass County High Point390East Central Dakota Plains37Unknown
53.TraillTraill County High Point366East Central Dakota 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 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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