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Missouri County High Points

Showing David Olson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (36 out of 115, or 31.3%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
58.ClayClay County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30112001-12-21
10.WashingtonPruitt Mountain1582Saint Francois Mountains322172019-09-21 1
32.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills1245Saint Francois Mountains305141998-12-28
51.MercerMercer County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains08 
104.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point820South and Central Illinois260101997-01-02
41.MorganMorgan County High Point1181Osage-Missouri Plains32112 
75.GrundyGrundy County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains207 
51.CedarCedar County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau1108 
51.JacksonJackson County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains20212019-08-11 2
85.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point970Osage-Missouri Plains208 
44.HickoryHickory County High Point1153Central Ozark Plateau538 
77.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point1004Mississippi-Missouri River Plains96 
115.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point290Ozark Plateau Foothills136 
93.KnoxKnox County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains208 
33.NodawayNodaway County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains208 
89.WarrenWarren County High Point946Mississippi-Missouri River Plains868 
67.AdairAdair County High Point1060Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6016 
108.LewisLewis County High Point750Mississippi-Missouri River Plains305 
25.ShannonThorny Mountain1359Central Ozark Plateau479112019-09-28 1
21.WayneClark Mountain1460Saint Francois Mountains680391997-12-29
90.CooperCooper County High Point940Osage-Missouri Plains107 
88.AudrainAudrain County High Point950Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1013 
45.BentonBenton County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains1209 
2.WebsterWebster County High Point1760Central Ozark Plateau500331997-01-03
111.StoddardStoddard County High Point580Ozark Plateau Foothills2287 
22.DallasDallas County High Point1380Central Ozark Plateau013 
29.PulaskiPulaski County High Point1320Central Ozark Plateau0212019-10-06
51.PerryPerry County High Point1100Saint Francois Mountains60301997-12-30
42.AndrewAndrew County High Point1172Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1427 
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain1772Saint Francois Mountains5226061988-12-22
102.MonroeMonroe County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains109 
28.PolkBlue Mound1330Central Ozark Plateau120122001-12-31
97.ScotlandScotland County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains108 
43.HoltHolt County High Point1170Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1208 
80.CarrollCarroll County High Point990Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2009 
93.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point910Saint Francois Mountains250551997-12-28
99.CharitonChariton County High Point880Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1010 
110.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill614Saint Francois Mountains154722019-05-27
36.JasperJasper County High Point1210Central Ozark Plateau1013 
61.OregonOregon County High Point1080Central Ozark Plateau207 
49.ClintonClinton County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains72122001-12-30
113.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills315 
7.TexasTexas County High Point1680Central Ozark Plateau240212001-12-31
64.SullivanSullivan County High Point1072Mississippi-Missouri River Plains224 
82.LivingstonLivingston County High Point984Mississippi-Missouri River Plains09 
38.PlattePlatte County High Point1200Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100112001-12-30
6.BarryBarry County High Point1700Central Ozark Plateau12017 
13.LawrenceLawrence County High Point1515Central Ozark Plateau7513 
39.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains508 
39.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains230112001-12-30
35.MariesMaries County High Point1220Central Ozark Plateau407 
19.DentDent County High Point1461Saint Francois Mountains181221998-12-31
98.RandolphRandolph County High Point890Mississippi-Missouri River Plains407 
51.MillerMiller County High Point1100Central Ozark Plateau07 
86.CallawayCallaway County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains12012 
58.GasconadeGasconade County High Point1090Saint Francois Mountains7016 
96.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point903Mississippi-Missouri River Plains14313 
8.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain1650Saint Francois Mountains510241997-12-29
61.LafayetteLafayette County High Point1080Osage-Missouri Plains20182019-08-11 1
30.DadeDade County High Point1270Central Ozark Plateau1010 
102.ShelbyShelby County High Point850Mississippi-Missouri River Plains107 
73.ColeBelshe Benchmark1020Osage-Missouri Plains1609 
79.VernonVernon County High Point1000Osage-Missouri Plains609 
60.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1081Osage-Missouri Plains818 
105.ClarkClark County High Point770Mississippi-Missouri River Plains306 
65.OsageOsage County High Point1063Saint Francois Mountains8310 
24.NewtonNewton County High Point1360Central Ozark Plateau09 
34.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1221Mississippi-Missouri River Plains11111 
93.HowardHoward County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1107 
4.ReynoldsProffit Mountain1720Saint Francois Mountains400241997-12-29
3.WrightLead Hill1744Central Ozark Plateau164271997-01-03
12.GreeneGreene County High Point1518Central Ozark Plateau98212019-10-07
61.JeffersonVinegar Hill1080Saint Francois Mountains120251997-12-28
78.PikeBuffalo Knob1001Mississippi-Missouri River Plains241111997-12-27
15.TaneyPinnacle Northeast1500Central Ozark Plateau161171998-12-31
90.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1408 
100.SalineSaline County High Point870Osage-Missouri Plains709 
113.MississippiMississippi County High Point330Ozark Plateau Foothills37 
31.CamdenCamden County High Point1250Central Ozark Plateau9010 
47.CassCass County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains015 
80.HenryHenry County High Point990Osage-Missouri Plains2010 
48.GentryGentry County High Point1129Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1129 
107.MarionMarion County High Point760Mississippi-Missouri River Plains307 
67.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point1060Central Ozark Plateau108 
106.ButlerButler County High Point769Saint Francois Mountains109192019-08-31 2
51.RayRay County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50102001-12-21
75.LinnLinn County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1010 
26.PhelpsPhelps County High Point1352Saint Francois Mountains32192019-09-02
101.RallsGibbs Benchmark859Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2596 
49.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point1102Mississippi-Missouri River Plains77 
69.BatesBates County High Point1053Osage-Missouri Plains539 
16.OzarkRomance Lookout1490Central Ozark Plateau35013 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge1500Central Ozark Plateau1802 
9.ChristianChristian County High Point1583Central Ozark Plateau014 
11.HowellHowell County High Point1580Central Ozark Plateau12015 
17.StonePilot Knob Southwest1470Boston Mountains41013 
109.ScottJackson Hill620Ozark Plateau Foothills288211995-12-29
70.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains209 
86.RipleyRipley County High Point960Central Ozark Plateau8011 
90.BooneBoone County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains307 
71.FranklinFranklin County High Point1040Saint Francois Mountains6023 
73.MaconMacon County High Point1020Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4014 
72.PettisPettis County High Point1030Osage-Missouri Plains109 
83.BollingerBollinger County High Point980Saint Francois Mountains40221998-12-30
51.PutnamPutnam County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1010 
65.DaviessDaviess County High Point1063Mississippi-Missouri River Plains999 
46.BartonBarton County High Point1140Central Ozark Plateau10010 
22.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest1380Saint Francois Mountains120231997-01-02
17.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point1462Boston Mountains2211 
83.LincolnLincoln County High Point980Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20010 
19.LacledeBateman Benchmark1461Central Ozark Plateau 12 
36.WorthDevils Horn1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10010 
27.CarterStegall Mountain1348Central Ozark Plateau313152019-09-28 2
5.DouglasPainter Benchmark1703Central Ozark Plateau163211997-01-03
112.DunklinDunklin County High Point534Ozark Plateau Foothills20211 
14.MadisonBlack Mountain1502Saint Francois Mountains402211997-01-02

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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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