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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-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.BowmanMedicine Pole Hills3447West-Central Dakota Plains Unknown
2.Golden ValleySentinel Butte3430Southeast Montana Plains Unknown
3.BillingsBullion Butte3360Southeast Montana Plains Unknown
4.DunnKilldeer Mountains3281West-Central Dakota Plains Unknown
5.AdamsWhetstone Buttes3149West-Central Dakota Plains Unknown
6.StarkBrown Benchmark3061West-Central Dakota Plains Unknown
7.HettingerBlack Butte3012West-Central Dakota Plains Unknown
8.McKenzieSaddle Butte2820Southeast Montana Plains780Unknown
9.SiouxSioux County High Point2650West-Central Dakota Plains Unknown
10.WilliamsBull Butte2588Central International Border Area Plains Unknown
11.MortonMorton County High Point2560West-Central Dakota Plains Unknown
12.MountrailMountrail County High Point2550Central International Border Area Plains Unknown
13.BurkeBurke County High Point2532Central International Border Area Plains Unknown
14.DivideDivide County High Point2470Central International Border Area Plains Unknown
15.MercerMercer County High Point2447West-Central Dakota Plains Unknown
16.OliverOliver County High Point2420West-Central Dakota Plains Unknown
17.RoletteRolette County High Point2400Manitoba Area Plains200Unknown
18.WardWard County High Point2360Central International Border Area Plains Unknown
19.KidderKidder County High Point2320East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
20.McLeanDogden Butte2298Central International Border Area Plains Unknown
21.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point2271East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
22.LoganLogan County High Point2270East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
23.WellsWells County High Point2250East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
23.SheridanProphet Mountains2250East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
23.BurleighBurleigh County High Point2250East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
26.DickeyDickey County High Point2240East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
27.McHenryMcHenry County High Point2180Central International Border Area Plains Unknown
28.EmmonsEmmons County High Point2170East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point2171East Central Dakota Plains 2011-07-12
29.StutsmanStutsman County High Point2140East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
30.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point2080East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
31.RenvilleRenville County High Point2005Central International Border Area Plains Unknown
32.FosterFoster County High Point1960East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
33.BensonThe Buttes1878Manitoba Area Plains Unknown
34.PiercePierce County High Point1850Central International Border Area Plains Unknown
35.TownerTowner County High Point1780Manitoba Area Plains Unknown
36.EddyDevils Thumb1764East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
37.SargentSargent County High Point1740Sioux River Upland Unknown
38.GriggsGriggs County High Point1730East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
39.CavalierCavalier County High Point1680Manitoba Area Plains Unknown
40.NelsonBlue Mountain1665Manitoba Area Plains Unknown
41.WalshWalsh County High Point1655Manitoba Area Plains Unknown
42.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain1640Manitoba Area Plains Unknown
43.BarnesBarnes County High Point1595East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
44.SteeleSteele County High Point1570East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
45.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point1530East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
46.RansomStanding Rock Hill1490East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
47.PembinaPembina County High Point1450Manitoba Area Plains Unknown
48.RichlandRichland County High Point1290Sioux River Upland Unknown
49.CassCass County High Point1280East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
50.TraillTraill County High Point1200East Central Dakota Plains Unknown
51.SlopeWhite Butte3506West-Central Dakota Plains5461994-08-13
52.BottineauBoundary Butte2541Manitoba Area Plains10312006-05-06
53.GrantPretty Rock Butte2857West-Central Dakota Plains 2006-05-09

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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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