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Missouri County High Points

Showing Laura Newman's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (6 out of 115, or 5.22%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5125932017-05-30
2.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains144692017-05-30
3.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point900Saint Francois Mountains220532017-05-30
4.WayneClark Mountain1440Saint Francois Mountains64039 
5.WebsterWebster County High Point1740Central Ozark Plateau46031 
6.PerryPerry County High Point1080Saint Francois Mountains2030 
7.JeffersonVinegar Hill1060Saint Francois Mountains8025 
7.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau14425 
9.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains49024 
10.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1700Saint Francois Mountains36022 
10.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains2022 
12.ScottJackson Hill600Ozark Plateau Foothills26821 
12.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau14321 
12.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains38221 
12.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains100212017-05-30
12.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains40212017-05-30
12.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains1021 
18.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains161202017-05-30
19.TexasTexas County High Point1660Central Ozark Plateau20019 
19.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau019 
19.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau8819 
19.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains8919 
23.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains1018 
24.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains30217 
24.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1480Central Ozark Plateau14117 
24.BarryBarry County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau8017 
24.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains2217 
28.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4016 
29.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains015 
29.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau31315 
29.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills315 
32.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3014 
32.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains28514 
32.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau014 
32.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains6014 
36.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau013 
36.StonePilot Knob Southwest1470Boston Mountains39013 
36.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau33013 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1480Central Ozark Plateau1402 
36.HowellHowell County High Point1560Central Ozark Plateau8013 
36.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau6513 
36.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains013 
42.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10012 
42.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains7212 
44.PlattePlatte County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains8011 
44.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains21011 
44.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains31111 
44.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2011 
44.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains211 
44.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10111 
44.PolkBlue Mound1328Central Ozark Plateau11811 
44.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau45911 
44.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau011 
44.RipleyRipley County High Point940Central Ozark Plateau4011 
44.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12311 
44.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains23111 
56.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains6310 
56.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains18010 
56.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains010 
56.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois24010 
56.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains010 
56.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills20210 
56.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau 10 
56.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau010 
56.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau8010 
56.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains010 
56.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4010 
56.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9010 
56.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau9010 
69.GentryGentry County High Point1115Mississippi-Missouri River Plains989 
69.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains999 
69.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains439 
69.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains209 
69.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau09 
69.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains09 
69.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains1409 
76.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains508 
76.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2008 
76.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains108 
76.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains08 
76.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains108 
76.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains668 
76.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains108 
76.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains08 
76.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1208 
76.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains108 
76.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains718 
76.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains1108 
76.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains08 
76.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains408 
76.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1108 
91.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau437 
91.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1427 
91.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau07 
91.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains77 
91.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau1007 
91.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau07 
91.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains07 
91.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau07 
91.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau207 
91.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1007 
91.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains307 
91.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains07 
91.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains607 
91.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains207 
91.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains07 
91.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains107 
91.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills37 
108.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills2286 
108.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills136 
108.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains96 
108.RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2396 
108.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains106 
108.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains206 
114.LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105 
115.SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains124 

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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.


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 web site, and manually verified.


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