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Wisconsin County High Points

Showing Jamie Bakken's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (15 out of 72, or 20.83%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.IowaBlue Mounds1719Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains9342004-05-29
2.MarathonRib Mountain1924Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains6241994-08-13
3.SaukSauk Point Benchmark1593Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains621 
4.SawyerMeteor Hill1801Wisconsin North Woods491 
5.ChippewaFlambeau Ridge1530Mississippi Headwaters440 
5.JacksonSaddle Mound1412Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains440 
7.PriceTimms Hill1951Wisconsin North Woods4252002-11-10
8.RuskRusk County High Point1750Mississippi Headwaters370 
9.ForestSugarbush Hill1939Wisconsin North Woods349 
10.BuffaloMontana Ridge1360Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains339 
11.AdamsFriendship Mound1290Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains330 
12.AshlandMount Whittlesey1872Wisconsin North Woods322 
13.LincolnLookout Mountain1920Wisconsin North Woods320 
13.LafayettePlatte Mounds1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains320 
15.PepinPepin County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains300 
15.TrempealeauTrempealeau County High Point1360Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains300 
17.DouglasSummit Lookout Tower1369Wisconsin North Woods299 
18.DunnDunnewa Benchmark1354Mississippi Headwaters294 
19.WaukeshaLapham Hill1232Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains2922009-02
20.WoodPowers Bluff1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains2802012-06-16
21.La CrosseLa Crosse County High Point1400Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains275 
22.SheboyganParnell Lookout1312Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains2722010-07-17
23.VilasVilas County High Point1900Wisconsin North Woods270 
24.LangladeKent Lookout1903Wisconsin North Woods263 
25.KewauneeCherneyville Hill1020Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains250 
26.IronPleasant Lake Lookout1870Wisconsin North Woods240 
27.OutagamieOutagamie County High Point1010Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains2302012-04-29
27.Fond Du LacFond Du Lac County High Point1270Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains230 
29.CalumetCalumet County High Point1130Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains220 
30.BayfieldMount Telemark1700Wisconsin North Woods210 
31.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1061Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains201 
32.JuneauJohnson Hill1380Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains2002011-04-30
33.ColumbiaSouth Range1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains195 
33.BrownMorrison Benchmark1015Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains195 
35.KenoshaKenosha County High Point990Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains190 
35.DodgeDodge County High Point1230Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains190 
35.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains190 
35.BurnettBurnett County High Point1470Mississippi Headwaters190 
39.Saint CroixSaint Croix County High Point1320Mississippi Headwaters180 
39.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains180 
41.RockMagnolia Bluff1080Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains1782010-07-28
42.WashburnWashburn County High Point1510Wisconsin North Woods170 
43.WalworthWalworth County High Point1162Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains162 
44.PortagePortage County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains160 
44.MarinetteMarinette County High Point1660Wisconsin North Woods160 
44.TaylorTaylor County High Point1840Wisconsin North Woods160 
44.FlorenceFlorence County High Point1730Wisconsin North Woods160 
44.Eau ClaireEau Claire County High Point1340Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains160 
49.ManitowocManitowoc County High Point1047Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains147 
50.RacineRacine County High Point952Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains142 
51.WausharaWaushara County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains130 
51.PolkFrederic Lookout Tower1420Mississippi Headwaters130 
53.OzaukeeOzaukee County High Point980Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains1202010-07-17
53.OneidaOneida County High Point1800Wisconsin North Woods120 
55.WashingtonNorth Holy Hill1332Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains1112002-03
 Washington or Holy Hill1330Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains440 
 Washington or Powder Hill1330Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains183 
56.DaneBlue Mounds-East Summit1489Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains1092010-07-21
57.OcontoOconto County High Point1781Wisconsin North Woods81 
58.Green LakeGreen Lake County High Point1090Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains702012-04-29
59.GrantGrant County High Point1240Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains60 
60.RichlandRichland County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains40 
60.PiercePierce County High Point1280Mississippi Headwaters40 
60.GreenGreen County High Point1180Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains402010-07-28
63.VernonVernon County High Point1380Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains20 
64.ClarkClark County High Point1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains10 
64.DoorDoor County High Point860Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains10 
66.MilwaukeeMilwaukee County High Point860Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains0 
66.WinnebagoWinnebago County High Point990Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains02012-04-29
66.WaupacaWaupaca County High Point1220Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains0 
66.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1420Wisconsin North Woods0 
66.ShawanoShawano County High Point1490Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains0 
71.BarronBlue Hills1630Mississippi Headwaters  
71.MonroeSunny Benchmark1448Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains  
 Monroe or Dorset Ridge1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains60 
 Monroe or Monroe County North High Point1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains280 

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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 Wisconsin, 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 1993 by Fred Lobdell, review by Andy Martin, David Olson, Emmet Judziewicz, and John Mitchler.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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