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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 Upland 2009-05-04
2.AdamsWhetstone Buttes960West-Central Dakota Plains 2009-09-05
3.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point635East Central Dakota Plains 2010-05-28
3.RansomStanding Rock Hill454East Central Dakota Plains 2010-05-28
5.SargentSargent County High Point531Sioux River Upland 2010-06-11
6.CassCass County High Point391East Central Dakota Plains 2011-07-13
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 Plains 2011-08-04
9.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain501Manitoba 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 Point528East Central Dakota Plains 2011-09-27
14.StutsmanStutsman County High Point653East Central Dakota Plains 2011-10-11
15.PiercePierce County High Point565Central International Border Area Plains 2011-10-20
15.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point467East Central Dakota Plains 2011-10-20
17.KidderKidder County High Point708East Central Dakota Plains 2011-10-24
17.WellsWells County High Point687East Central Dakota Plains 2011-10-24
19.LoganLogan County High Point693East Central Dakota Plains 2012-04-12
19.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point692East Central Dakota Plains 2012-04-12
19.DickeyDickey County High Point684East Central Dakota Plains 2012-04-12
 SlopeWhite Butte1069West-Central Dakota Plains168 
 BowmanMedicine Pole Hills1051West-Central Dakota Plains  
 Golden ValleySentinel Butte1045Southeast Montana Plains  
 BillingsBullion Butte1027Southeast Montana Plains  
 DunnKilldeer Mountains1000West-Central Dakota Plains  
 StarkBrown Benchmark933West-Central Dakota Plains  
 HettingerBlack Butte918West-Central Dakota Plains  
 GrantPretty Rock Butte871West-Central Dakota Plains  
 McKenzieSaddle Butte863Southeast Montana Plains244 
 SiouxSioux County High Point809West-Central Dakota Plains  
 WilliamsBull Butte789Central International Border Area Plains  
 MortonMorton County High Point783West-Central Dakota Plains  
 MountrailMountrail County High Point778Central International Border Area Plains  
 BottineauBoundary Butte774Manitoba Area Plains315 
 BurkeBurke County High Point772Central International Border Area Plains  
 DivideDivide County High Point754Central International Border Area Plains  
 MercerMercer County High Point746West-Central Dakota Plains  
 OliverOliver County High Point741West-Central Dakota Plains  
 RoletteRolette County High Point733Manitoba Area Plains66 
 WardWard County High Point720Central International Border Area Plains  
 McLeanDogden Butte700Central International Border Area Plains  
 BurleighBurleigh County High Point687East Central Dakota Plains  
 SheridanProphet Mountains687East Central Dakota Plains  
 McHenryMcHenry County High Point665Central International Border Area Plains  
 EmmonsEmmons County High Point662East Central Dakota Plains  
 Emmons or South Emmons County High Point662East Central Dakota Plains  
 RenvilleRenville County High Point611Central International Border Area Plains  
 TownerTowner County High Point544Manitoba Area Plains  
 CavalierCavalier County High Point513Manitoba Area Plains  
 WalshWalsh County High Point505Manitoba Area Plains  
 BarnesBarnes County High Point487East Central Dakota Plains  
 SteeleSteele County High Point480East Central Dakota Plains  
 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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