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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.SlopeWhite Butte3506West-Central Dakota Plains5511994-08-13
2.BowmanMedicine Pole Hills3447West-Central Dakota Plains262Unknown
3.Golden ValleySentinel Butte3430Southeast Montana Plains620Unknown
4.BillingsBullion Butte3370Southeast Montana Plains680Unknown
5.DunnKilldeer Mountains3281West-Central Dakota Plains711Unknown
6.AdamsWhetstone Buttes3149West-Central Dakota Plains294Unknown
7.StarkBrown Benchmark3061West-Central Dakota Plains336Unknown
8.HettingerBlack Butte3012West-Central Dakota Plains357Unknown
9.GrantPretty Rock Butte2857West-Central Dakota Plains3722006-05-09
10.McKenzieSaddle Butte2830Southeast Montana Plains800Unknown
11.SiouxSioux County High Point2655West-Central Dakota Plains60Unknown
12.WilliamsBull Butte2588Central International Border Area Plains143Unknown
13.MortonMorton County High Point2570West-Central Dakota Plains40Unknown
14.MountrailMountrail County High Point2555Central International Border Area Plains480Unknown
15.BottineauBoundary Butte2541Manitoba Area Plains10342006-05-06
16.BurkeBurke County High Point2532Central International Border Area Plains347Unknown
17.DivideDivide County High Point2475Central International Border Area Plains60Unknown
18.MercerMercer County High Point2447West-Central Dakota Plains17Unknown
19.OliverOliver County High Point2430West-Central Dakota Plains180Unknown
20.RoletteRolette County High Point2405Manitoba Area Plains218Unknown
21.WardWard County High Point2365Central International Border Area Plains50Unknown
22.KidderKidder County High Point2325East Central Dakota Plains400Unknown
23.McLeanDogden Butte2298Central International Border Area Plains273Unknown
24.LoganLogan County High Point2275East Central Dakota Plains470Unknown
25.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point2271East Central Dakota Plains306Unknown
26.BurleighBurleigh County High Point2255East Central Dakota Plains320Unknown
26.SheridanProphet Mountains2255East Central Dakota Plains293Unknown
26.WellsWells County High Point2255East Central Dakota Plains40Unknown
29.DickeyDickey County High Point2245East Central Dakota Plains220Unknown
30.McHenryMcHenry County High Point2185Central International Border Area Plains40Unknown
31.EmmonsEmmons County High Point2175East Central Dakota Plains180Unknown
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point2171East Central Dakota Plains3762011-07-12
32.StutsmanStutsman County High Point2145East Central Dakota Plains230Unknown
33.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point2085East Central Dakota Plains110Unknown
34.RenvilleRenville County High Point2005Central International Border Area Plains3Unknown
35.FosterFoster County High Point1965East Central Dakota Plains10Unknown
36.BensonThe Buttes1878Manitoba Area Plains273Unknown
37.PiercePierce County High Point1855Central International Border Area Plains300Unknown
38.TownerTowner County High Point1783Manitoba Area Plains11Unknown
39.EddyDevils Thumb1764East Central Dakota Plains262Unknown
40.SargentSargent County High Point1745Sioux River Upland10Unknown
41.GriggsGriggs County High Point1735East Central Dakota Plains210Unknown
42.CavalierCavalier County High Point1683Manitoba Area Plains148Unknown
43.NelsonBlue Mountain1665Manitoba Area Plains199Unknown
44.WalshWalsh County High Point1658Manitoba Area Plains6Unknown
45.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain1643Manitoba Area Plains131Unknown
46.BarnesBarnes County High Point1598East Central Dakota Plains163Unknown
47.SteeleSteele County High Point1575East Central Dakota Plains70Unknown
48.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point1535East Central Dakota Plains30Unknown
49.RansomStanding Rock Hill1490East Central Dakota Plains115Unknown
50.PembinaPembina County High Point1455Manitoba Area Plains10Unknown
51.RichlandRichland County High Point1295Sioux River Upland100Unknown
52.CassCass County High Point1283East Central Dakota Plains126Unknown
53.TraillTraill County High Point1205East Central Dakota Plains10Unknown

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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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