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Louisiana Parish High Points

Showing Trapper Robbins's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 64, or 12.5%)

RankParishPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.BienvilleDriskill Mountain163Ouachita Foothills692004-03-09
2.ClaiborneAthens Lookout152Ouachita Foothills 2004-03-09
3.WebsterWebster Parish High Point146Ouachita Foothills 2004-03-09
4.LincolnLincoln Parish High Point128Ouachita Foothills 2004-03-09
5.WinnWinn Parish High Point107Ouachita Foothills 2004-03-09
6.OuachitaOuachita Parish High Point88Ouachita Foothills 2004-03-09
7.NatchitochesBig Hill Lookout131Plains of South Louisiana 2004-03-10
8.GrantGrant Parish High Point91Ouachita Foothills 2004-03-10
 SabineSabine Parish High Point149Plains of South Louisiana58 
 VernonVernon Parish High Point148Plains of South Louisiana  
 BossierBossier Parish High Point143Ouachita Foothills70 
 De SotoDe Soto Parish High Point126Plains of South Louisiana  
 CaddoCaddo Parish High Point125Plains of East Texas  
 WashingtonWashington Parish High Point113Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 TangipahoaTangipahoa Parish High Point110Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 Saint HelenaSaint Helena Parish High Point110Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 West FelicianaWest Feliciana Parish High Point110Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 East FelicianaEast Feliciana Parish High Point109Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 JacksonJackson Parish High Point107Ouachita Foothills  
 CatahoulaChalk Hills98Ouachita Foothills  
 La SalleLa Salle Parish High Point98Ouachita Foothills  
 Red RiverRed River Parish High Point98Ouachita Foothills  
 RapidesRapides Parish High Point94Plains of South Louisiana  
 UnionUnion Parish High Point86Ouachita Foothills  
 CaldwellCaldwell Parish High Point80Ouachita Foothills  
 BeauregardBeauregard Parish High Point66Plains of South Louisiana  
 Saint TammanySaint Tammany Parish High Point63Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 AllenAllen Parish High Point58Plains of South Louisiana  
 IberiaWeeks Island52Plains of South Louisiana  
 MorehouseMorehouse Parish High Point52Ouachita Foothills  
 East Baton RougeEast Baton Rouge Parish High Point43Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 EvangelineEvangeline Parish High Point43Plains of South Louisiana  
 West CarrollWest Carroll Parish High Point43Ouachita Foothills  
 East CarrollEast Carroll Parish High Point42Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 FranklinFranklin Parish High Point41Ouachita Foothills  
 MadisonMadison Parish High Point35Ouachita Foothills  
 LivingstonLivingston Parish High Point34Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 RichlandRichland Parish High Point32Ouachita Foothills  
 AvoyellesAvoyelles Parish High Point30Ouachita Foothills  
 Saint MarySaint Mary Parish High Point30Plains of South Louisiana  
 CalcasieuCalcasieu Parish High Point29Plains of South Louisiana  
 TensasTensas Parish High Point27Ouachita Foothills  
 ConcordiaConcordia Parish High Point24Ouachita Foothills  
 Saint LandrySaint Landry Parish High Point24Plains of South Louisiana  
 Pointe CoupeePointe Coupee Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana  
 AcadiaAcadia Parish High Point17Plains of South Louisiana  
 LafayetteLafayette Parish High Point17Plains of South Louisiana  
 Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis Parish High Point17Plains of South Louisiana  
 West Baton RougeWest Baton Rouge Parish High Point14Plains of South Louisiana  
 IbervilleIberville Parish High Point12Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 Saint MartinSaint Martin Parish High Point12Plains of South Louisiana  
 AscensionAscension Parish High Point9Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 Saint JamesSaint James Parish High Point9Plains of South Louisiana  
 VermilionVermilion Parish High Point8Plains of South Louisiana  
 Saint John the BaptistSaint John the Baptist Parish High Point8Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 AssumptionAssumption Parish High Point7Plains of South Louisiana  
 Saint BernardSaint Bernard Parish High Point7Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee  
 CameronCameron Parish High Point6Plains of South Louisiana  
 LafourcheLafourche Parish High Point6Plains of South Louisiana  
 OrleansOrleans Parish High Point6Plains of South Louisiana  
 PlaqueminesPlaquemines Parish High Point6Plains of South Louisiana  
 Saint CharlesSaint Charles Parish High Point6Plains of South Louisiana  
 JeffersonJefferson Parish High Point5Plains of South Louisiana  
 TerrebonneTerrebonne Parish High Point4Plains of South Louisiana  

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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 parish highpointing in Louisiana, 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.

Southern Louisiana presents many challenges to the parish highpointer, since the land is both very low in elevation and the contours are frequently reshaped by river currents and hurricanes. Many of the points listed here are provisional, based on old maps, may be man-made areas, or simply not possible to determine without detailed LIDAR surveys. Simply locating a definitive parish high point is a challenge, in some cases harder than actually getting to that point.

Acknowledgments

Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1998 by Roy Schweiker, limited review by Andy Martin and David Olson.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the CoHP.org web site, and manually verified.

 


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