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North Dakota County High Points

Showing Jackson Zaharia's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (21 out of 53, or 39.62%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.RichlandRichland County High Point393Sioux River Upland 2009-05-04
2.AdamsWhetstone Buttes960West-Central Dakota Plains 2009-09-05
3.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point634East Central Dakota Plains 2010-05-28
3.RansomStanding Rock Hill454East Central Dakota Plains 2010-05-28
5.SargentSargent County High Point530Sioux River Upland 2010-06-11
6.CassCass County High Point390East Central Dakota Plains 2011-07-13
6.TraillTraill County High Point366East Central Dakota Plains 2011-07-13
8.FosterFoster County High Point597East Central Dakota Plains 2011-08-03
9.NelsonBlue Mountain507Manitoba Area Plains 2011-08-04
9.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain500Manitoba Area Plains 2011-08-04
11.BensonThe Buttes572Manitoba Area Plains 2011-08-23
12.EddyDevils Thumb538East Central Dakota Plains 2011-09-09
13.GriggsGriggs County High Point527East Central Dakota Plains 2011-09-27
14.StutsmanStutsman County High Point652East Central Dakota Plains 2011-10-11
15.PiercePierce County High Point564Central International Border Area Plains 2011-10-20
15.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point466East Central Dakota Plains 2011-10-20
17.KidderKidder County High Point707East Central Dakota Plains 2011-10-24
17.WellsWells County High Point686East Central Dakota Plains 2011-10-24
19.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains 2012-04-12
19.LoganLogan County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains 2012-04-12
19.DickeyDickey County High Point683East Central Dakota Plains 2012-04-12
 SlopeWhite Butte1069West-Central Dakota Plains167 
 BowmanMedicine Pole Hills1051West-Central Dakota Plains  
 Golden ValleySentinel Butte1045Southeast Montana Plains  
 BillingsBullion Butte1024Southeast Montana Plains  
 DunnKilldeer Mountains1000West-Central Dakota Plains  
 StarkBrown Benchmark933West-Central Dakota Plains  
 HettingerBlack Butte918West-Central Dakota Plains  
 GrantPretty Rock Butte871West-Central Dakota Plains  
 McKenzieSaddle Butte860Southeast Montana Plains238 
 SiouxSioux County High Point808West-Central Dakota Plains  
 WilliamsBull Butte789Central International Border Area Plains  
 MortonMorton County High Point780West-Central Dakota Plains  
 MountrailMountrail County High Point777Central International Border Area Plains  
 BottineauBoundary Butte774Manitoba Area Plains314 
 BurkeBurke County High Point772Central International Border Area Plains  
 DivideDivide County High Point753Central International Border Area Plains  
 MercerMercer County High Point746West-Central Dakota Plains  
 OliverOliver County High Point738West-Central Dakota Plains  
 RoletteRolette County High Point732Manitoba Area Plains61 
 WardWard County High Point719Central International Border Area Plains  
 McLeanDogden Butte700Central International Border Area Plains  
 BurleighBurleigh County High Point686East Central Dakota Plains  
 SheridanProphet Mountains686East Central Dakota Plains  
 McHenryMcHenry County High Point664Central International Border Area Plains  
 EmmonsEmmons County High Point661East Central Dakota Plains  
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point662East Central Dakota Plains  
 RenvilleRenville County High Point611Central International Border Area Plains  
 TownerTowner County High Point543Manitoba Area Plains  
 CavalierCavalier County High Point512Manitoba Area Plains  
 WalshWalsh County High Point504Manitoba Area Plains  
 BarnesBarnes County High Point486East Central Dakota Plains  
 SteeleSteele County High Point479East Central Dakota Plains  
 PembinaPembina County High Point442Manitoba Area Plains  

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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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