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North Dakota County High Points

Showing Dave Covill's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (18 out of 53, or 33.96%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.SlopeWhite Butte1069West-Central Dakota Plains1661984-08-01
2.MountrailMountrail County High Point777Central International Border Area Plains1432009-04-19
3.WardWard County High Point719Central International Border Area Plains122009-04-21
3.BurkeBurke County High Point772Central International Border Area Plains1042009-04-21
3.DivideDivide County High Point753Central International Border Area Plains152009-04-21
3.RenvilleRenville County High Point611Central International Border Area Plains12009-04-21
7.McKenzieSaddle Butte860Southeast Montana Plains2382009-11-18
8.Golden ValleySentinel Butte1045Southeast Montana Plains1862009-11-19
8.BillingsBullion Butte1024Southeast Montana Plains2012009-11-19
10.WilliamsBull Butte789Central International Border Area Plains422010-10-01
10.McLeanDogden Butte700Central International Border Area Plains822010-10-01
10.McHenryMcHenry County High Point664Central International Border Area Plains92010-10-01
13.BottineauBoundary Butte774Manitoba Area Plains3142011-09-15
14.MortonMorton County High Point780West-Central Dakota Plains62012-11-18
14.MercerMercer County High Point746West-Central Dakota Plains22012-11-18
16.SiouxSioux County High Point808West-Central Dakota Plains152014-05-19
17.AdamsWhetstone Buttes960West-Central Dakota Plains882014-05-20
17.HettingerBlack Butte918West-Central Dakota Plains1072014-05-20
 GrantPretty Rock Butte871West-Central Dakota Plains112 
 StarkBrown Benchmark933West-Central Dakota Plains101 
 DunnKilldeer Mountains1000West-Central Dakota Plains214 
 BowmanMedicine Pole Hills1051West-Central Dakota Plains78 
 OliverOliver County High Point738West-Central Dakota Plains49 
 RoletteRolette County High Point732Manitoba Area Plains61 
 FosterFoster County High Point597East Central Dakota Plains0 
 BensonThe Buttes572Manitoba Area Plains82 
 PiercePierce County High Point564Central International Border Area Plains88 
 TownerTowner County High Point543Manitoba Area Plains2 
 EddyDevils Thumb538East Central Dakota Plains80 
 SargentSargent County High Point530Sioux River Upland0 
 GriggsGriggs County High Point527East Central Dakota Plains61 
 CavalierCavalier County High Point512Manitoba Area Plains43 
 NelsonBlue Mountain507Manitoba Area Plains61 
 WalshWalsh County High Point504Manitoba Area Plains0 
 RamseyDevils Lake Mountain500Manitoba Area Plains39 
 BarnesBarnes County High Point486East Central Dakota Plains49 
 SteeleSteele County High Point479East Central Dakota Plains18 
 Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point466East Central Dakota Plains6 
 RansomStanding Rock Hill454East Central Dakota Plains34 
 PembinaPembina County High Point442Manitoba Area Plains0 
 RichlandRichland County High Point393Sioux River Upland27 
 CassCass County High Point390East Central Dakota Plains37 
 TraillTraill County High Point366East Central Dakota Plains0 
 KidderKidder County High Point707East Central Dakota Plains119 
 McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains92 
 LoganLogan County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains140 
 BurleighBurleigh County High Point686East Central Dakota Plains94 
 SheridanProphet Mountains686East Central Dakota Plains88 
 WellsWells County High Point686East Central Dakota Plains9 
 DickeyDickey County High Point683East Central Dakota Plains64 
 EmmonsEmmons County High Point661East Central Dakota Plains52 
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point662East Central Dakota Plains113 
 StutsmanStutsman County High Point652East Central Dakota Plains67 
 LaMoureLa Moure County High Point634East Central Dakota Plains30 

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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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