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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 Point394Sioux River Upland292009-05-04
2.AdamsWhetstone Buttes960West-Central Dakota Plains892009-09-05
3.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point635East Central Dakota Plains322010-05-28
3.RansomStanding Rock Hill454East Central Dakota Plains342010-05-28
5.SargentSargent County High Point531Sioux River Upland 2010-06-11
6.CassCass County High Point391East Central Dakota Plains382011-07-13
6.TraillTraill County High Point367East Central Dakota Plains 2011-07-13
8.FosterFoster County High Point598East Central Dakota Plains 2011-08-03
9.NelsonBlue Mountain507Manitoba Area Plains602011-08-04
9.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain501Manitoba Area Plains402011-08-04
11.BensonThe Buttes572Manitoba Area Plains822011-08-23
12.EddyDevils Thumb538East Central Dakota Plains802011-09-09
13.GriggsGriggs County High Point528East Central Dakota Plains632011-09-27
14.StutsmanStutsman County High Point653East Central Dakota Plains692011-10-11
15.PiercePierce County High Point565Central International Border Area Plains912011-10-20
15.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point467East Central Dakota Plains82011-10-20
17.KidderKidder County High Point708East Central Dakota Plains1212011-10-24
17.WellsWells County High Point687East Central Dakota Plains112011-10-24
19.LoganLogan County High Point693East Central Dakota Plains1422012-04-12
19.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains932012-04-12
19.DickeyDickey County High Point684East Central Dakota Plains662012-04-12
 SlopeWhite Butte1069West-Central Dakota Plains168 
 BowmanMedicine Pole Hills1051West-Central Dakota Plains80 
 Golden ValleySentinel Butte1045Southeast Montana Plains188 
 BillingsBullion Butte1027Southeast Montana Plains207 
 DunnKilldeer Mountains1000West-Central Dakota Plains  
 StarkBrown Benchmark933West-Central Dakota Plains102 
 HettingerBlack Butte918West-Central Dakota Plains108 
 GrantPretty Rock Butte871West-Central Dakota Plains113 
 McKenzieSaddle Butte863Southeast Montana Plains244 
 SiouxSioux County High Point809West-Central Dakota Plains18 
 WilliamsBull Butte789Central International Border Area Plains43 
 MortonMorton County High Point783West-Central Dakota Plains12 
 MountrailMountrail County High Point778Central International Border Area Plains145 
 BottineauBoundary Butte774Manitoba Area Plains315 
 BurkeBurke County High Point772Central International Border Area Plains105 
 DivideDivide County High Point754Central International Border Area Plains17 
 MercerMercer County High Point746West-Central Dakota Plains5 
 OliverOliver County High Point741West-Central Dakota Plains55 
 RoletteRolette County High Point733Manitoba Area Plains66 
 WardWard County High Point720Central International Border Area Plains14 
 McLeanDogden Butte700Central International Border Area Plains82 
 BurleighBurleigh County High Point687East Central Dakota Plains97 
 SheridanProphet Mountains687East Central Dakota Plains  
 McHenryMcHenry County High Point665Central International Border Area Plains11 
 EmmonsEmmons County High Point662East Central Dakota Plains53 
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point662East Central Dakota Plains114 
 RenvilleRenville County High Point611Central International Border Area Plains1 
 TownerTowner County High Point544Manitoba Area Plains4 
 CavalierCavalier County High Point513Manitoba Area Plains45 
 WalshWalsh County High Point505Manitoba Area Plains  
 BarnesBarnes County High Point487East Central Dakota Plains50 
 SteeleSteele County High Point480East Central Dakota Plains21 
 PembinaPembina County High Point443Manitoba 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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