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North Dakota County High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
1.SlopeWhite Butte3506546  
2.BowmanMedicine Pole Hills3447257  
3.Golden ValleySentinel Butte3430610  
4.BillingsBullion Butte3360660  
5.DunnKilldeer Mountains3281701  
6.AdamsWhetstone Buttes3149289  
7.StarkBrown Benchmark3061331  
8.HettingerBlack Butte3012352  
9.GrantPretty Rock Butte2857367  
10.McKenzieSaddle Butte2820780  
11.SiouxSioux County High Point265050  
12.WilliamsBull Butte2588138  
13.MortonMorton County High Point256020  
14.MountrailMountrail County High Point2550470  
15.BottineauBoundary Butte25411031  
16.BurkeBurke County High Point2532342  
17.DivideDivide County High Point247050  
18.MercerMercer County High Point24477  
19.OliverOliver County High Point2420160  
20.RoletteRolette County High Point2400200  
21.WardWard County High Point236040  
22.KidderKidder County High Point2320390  
23.McLeanDogden Butte2298268  
24.McIntoshMcIntosh County High Point2271301  
25.LoganLogan County High Point2270460  
26.WellsWells County High Point225030  
26.SheridanProphet Mountains2250288  
26.BurleighBurleigh County High Point2250310  
29.DickeyDickey County High Point2240210  
30.McHenryMcHenry County High Point218030  
31.EmmonsEmmons County High Point2170170  
32.StutsmanStutsman County High Point2140220  
33.LaMoureLa Moure County High Point2080100  
34.RenvilleRenville County High Point20050  
35.FosterFoster County High Point19600  
36.BensonThe Buttes1878268  
37.PiercePierce County High Point1850290  
38.TownerTowner County High Point17808  
39.EddyDevils Thumb1764262  
40.SargentSargent County High Point17400  
41.GriggsGriggs County High Point1730200  
42.CavalierCavalier County High Point1680140  
43.NelsonBlue Mountain1665199  
44.WalshWalsh County High Point16550  
45.RamseyDevils Lake Mountain1640128  
46.BarnesBarnes County High Point1595160  
47.SteeleSteele County High Point157060  
48.Grand ForksGrand Forks County High Point153020  
49.RansomStanding Rock Hill1490110  
50.PembinaPembina County High Point14500  
51.RichlandRichland County High Point129090  
52.CassCass County High Point1280123  
53.TraillTraill County High Point12000  

Main Peak List: Click here to see the standard peak listing, showning more informational columns and just the first ascent date.

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.

About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Jason Potkay, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

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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