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North Dakota County High Points

Showing Alexandra Oeser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 53, or 5.66%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.CassCass County High Point390East Central Dakota Plains372004-07-24
2.Golden ValleySentinel Butte1045Southeast Montana Plains1852004-07-25
2.HettingerBlack Butte918West-Central Dakota Plains1072004-07-25
 GrantPretty Rock Butte871West-Central Dakota Plains112 
 McKenzieSaddle Butte860Southeast Montana Plains238 
 SiouxSioux County High Point808West-Central Dakota Plains16 
 WilliamsBull Butte789Central International Border Area Plains42 
 MortonMorton County High Point780West-Central Dakota Plains6 
 MountrailMountrail County High Point777Central International Border Area Plains143 
 BottineauBoundary Butte774Manitoba Area Plains314 
 BurkeBurke County High Point772Central International Border Area Plains104 
 DivideDivide County High Point753Central International Border Area Plains15 
 MercerMercer County High Point746West-Central Dakota Plains2 
 OliverOliver County High Point738West-Central Dakota Plains49 
 RoletteRolette County High Point732Manitoba Area Plains61 
 WardWard County High Point719Central International Border Area Plains12 
 KidderKidder County High Point707East Central Dakota Plains119 
 McLeanDogden Butte700Central International Border Area Plains81 
 McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains92 
 LoganLogan County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains140 
 BurleighBurleigh County High Point686East Central Dakota Plains95 
 SheridanProphet Mountains686East Central Dakota Plains  
 WellsWells County High Point686East Central Dakota Plains9 
 DickeyDickey County High Point683East Central Dakota Plains64 
 McHenryMcHenry County High Point664Central International Border Area Plains9 
 EmmonsEmmons County High Point661East Central Dakota Plains51 
 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 
 RenvilleRenville County High Point611Central International Border Area Plains1 
 FosterFoster County High Point597East Central Dakota Plains  
 BensonThe Buttes572Manitoba Area Plains81 
 PiercePierce County High Point564Central International Border Area Plains89 
 TownerTowner County High Point543Manitoba Area Plains3 
 EddyDevils Thumb538East Central Dakota Plains80 
 SargentSargent County High Point530Sioux River Upland  
 GriggsGriggs County High Point527East Central Dakota Plains61 
 CavalierCavalier County High Point512Manitoba Area Plains43 
 NelsonBlue Mountain507Manitoba Area Plains60 
 WalshWalsh County High Point504Manitoba Area Plains  
 RamseyDevils Lake Mountain500Manitoba Area Plains39 
 BarnesBarnes County High Point486East Central Dakota Plains49 
 SteeleSteele County High Point479East Central Dakota Plains19 
 Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point466East Central Dakota Plains6 
 RansomStanding Rock Hill454East Central Dakota Plains33 
 PembinaPembina County High Point442Manitoba Area Plains  
 RichlandRichland County High Point393Sioux River Upland27 
 BillingsBullion Butte1024Southeast Montana Plains201 
 DunnKilldeer Mountains1000West-Central Dakota Plains214 
 AdamsWhetstone Buttes960West-Central Dakota Plains88 
 StarkBrown Benchmark933West-Central Dakota Plains101 
 TraillTraill County High Point366East Central Dakota Plains  
 SlopeWhite Butte1069West-Central Dakota Plains167 
 BowmanMedicine Pole Hills1051West-Central Dakota Plains79 

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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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