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Missouri County High Points

Showing Doug Melton's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (115 out of 115, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.TexasTexas County High Point1660Central Ozark Plateau200191969-01-02
2.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau144251977-02-12
3.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5125872009-05-23
4.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau88182011-10-28
4.WebsterWebster County High Point1740Central Ozark Plateau460312011-10-28
4.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau143212011-10-28
4.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau0142011-10-28
4.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau65132011-10-28
4.BarryBarry County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau80172011-10-28
10.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains2112011-10-30
11.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau092011-11-23
11.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau90102011-11-23
11.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau0102011-11-23
11.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau0112011-11-23
11.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau0132011-11-23
11.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau 102011-11-23
17.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains161202011-11-24
17.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains100212011-11-24
17.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains22172011-11-24
17.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau0182011-11-24
21.HowellHowell County High Point1560Central Ozark Plateau80132011-11-25
22.StonePilot Knob Southwest1470Boston Mountains390122011-12-31
23.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1480Central Ozark Plateau141172012-09-29
23.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau330132012-09-29
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1480Central Ozark Plateau14022012-09-29
25.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains144682012-11-12
25.JeffersonVinegar Hill1060Saint Francois Mountains80252012-11-12
25.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains490242012-11-12
25.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point900Saint Francois Mountains220522012-11-12
29.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains311112012-11-17
29.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains1082012-11-17
29.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau2072012-11-17
29.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains11082012-11-17
29.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains14092012-11-17
29.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau80102012-11-17
35.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains20222012-11-19
35.PerryPerry County High Point1080Saint Francois Mountains20302012-11-19
35.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau313142012-11-19
35.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains285142012-11-19
39.RipleyRipley County High Point940Central Ozark Plateau40112013-02-27
39.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills3152013-02-27
39.ScottJackson Hill600Ozark Plateau Foothills268212013-02-27
39.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois240102013-02-27
39.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains89192013-02-27
39.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills202102013-02-27
45.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains40212013-02-28
45.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains60142013-02-28
45.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains302162013-02-28
45.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains63102013-02-28
49.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau072013-04-05
49.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains5082013-04-05
49.PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau118112013-04-05
49.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau4372013-04-05
49.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau10072013-04-05
54.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0102013-06-09
54.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains4392013-06-09
54.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains0152013-06-09
54.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10072013-06-09
54.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains10212013-06-09
54.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains10182013-06-09
54.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains6072013-06-09
61.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains123112013-06-10
61.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12072013-06-10
61.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6672013-06-10
61.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100122013-06-10
61.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2072013-06-10
61.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0132013-06-10
67.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains072013-06-12
67.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains1082013-06-12
67.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains092013-06-12
67.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains180102013-06-12
67.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3072013-06-12
67.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains072013-06-12
73.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains7182013-07-05
73.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains210112013-07-05
73.PlattePlatte County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains80112013-07-05
76.GentryGentry County High Point1115Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9892013-07-06
76.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20082013-07-06
76.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2092013-07-06
76.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20112013-07-06
76.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains72122013-07-06
76.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9992013-07-06
76.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40102013-07-06
76.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains082013-07-06
84.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains382212013-07-12
84.WayneClark Mountain1440Saint Francois Mountains640392013-07-12
86.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains11082013-08-02
87.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains772013-08-03
87.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains14272013-08-03
87.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains101112013-08-03
87.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains90102013-08-03
91.SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1242013-08-04
91.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0102013-08-04
91.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30142013-08-04
91.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0102013-08-04
91.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40162013-08-04
91.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1072013-08-04
97.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau459102013-10-11
98.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1700Saint Francois Mountains360222013-10-12
99.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau072013-10-13
100.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1082013-11-08
100.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4082013-11-08
102.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains082013-11-09
102.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau072013-11-09
104.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains082013-11-25
104.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains072013-11-25
104.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1082013-11-25
104.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1062013-11-25
108.LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1052013-11-26
108.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2062013-11-26
110.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains962015-10-21
111.RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains23962015-10-24
112.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills1362016-01-29
112.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills372016-01-29
112.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills22862016-01-29
115.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains231112016-01-30

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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 Missouri, 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.

Acknowledgments

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

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1996 by David Olson and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the CoHP.org web site, and manually verified.

 


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