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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-M
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
AscentsAscent Date
58.ClayClay County High Point332Mississippi-Missouri River Plains9112001-12-21
10.WashingtonPruitt Mountain482Saint Francois Mountains98172019-09-21 1
32.Sainte GenevieveGreasy Hills379Saint Francois Mountains93141998-12-28
51.MercerMercer County High Point335Mississippi-Missouri River Plains08 
104.Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County High Point250South and Central Illinois79101997-01-02
41.MorganMorgan County High Point360Osage-Missouri Plains9812 
75.GrundyGrundy County High Point308Mississippi-Missouri River Plains67 
51.CedarCedar County High Point335Central Ozark Plateau347 
51.JacksonJackson County High Point335Osage-Missouri Plains6212019-08-11 2
85.MoniteauMoniteau County High Point296Osage-Missouri Plains68 
44.HickoryHickory County High Point351Central Ozark Plateau167 
77.SchuylerSchuyler County High Point306Mississippi-Missouri River Plains36 
115.PemiscotPemiscot County High Point88Ozark Plateau Foothills46 
93.KnoxKnox County High Point277Mississippi-Missouri River Plains68 
33.NodawayNodaway County High Point375Mississippi-Missouri River Plains68 
89.WarrenWarren County High Point288Mississippi-Missouri River Plains268 
67.AdairAdair County High Point323Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1816 
108.LewisLewis County High Point229Mississippi-Missouri River Plains95 
25.ShannonThorny Mountain414Central Ozark Plateau146112019-09-28 1
21.WayneClark Mountain445Saint Francois Mountains207391997-12-29
90.CooperCooper County High Point287Osage-Missouri Plains37 
88.AudrainAudrain County High Point290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains313 
45.BentonBenton County High Point351Osage-Missouri Plains379 
2.WebsterWebster County High Point536Central Ozark Plateau152331997-01-03
111.StoddardStoddard County High Point177Ozark Plateau Foothills697 
22.DallasDallas County High Point421Central Ozark Plateau013 
29.PulaskiPulaski County High Point402Central Ozark Plateau0212019-10-06
51.PerryPerry County High Point335Saint Francois Mountains18301997-12-30
42.AndrewAndrew County High Point357Mississippi-Missouri River Plains437 
1.IronTaum Sauk Mountain540Saint Francois Mountains1596061988-12-22
102.MonroeMonroe County High Point259Mississippi-Missouri River Plains39 
28.PolkBlue Mound405Central Ozark Plateau37112001-12-31
97.ScotlandScotland County High Point274Mississippi-Missouri River Plains38 
43.HoltHolt County High Point357Mississippi-Missouri River Plains378 
80.CarrollCarroll County High Point302Mississippi-Missouri River Plains619 
93.Saint LouisSaint Louis County High Point277Saint Francois Mountains76551997-12-28
99.CharitonChariton County High Point268Mississippi-Missouri River Plains310 
110.Saint Louis citySublette Park Hill187Saint Francois Mountains47722019-05-27
36.JasperJasper County High Point369Central Ozark Plateau313 
61.OregonOregon County High Point329Central Ozark Plateau67 
49.ClintonClinton County High Point336Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22122001-12-30
113.New MadridNew Madrid County High Point101Ozark Plateau Foothills115 
7.TexasTexas County High Point512Central Ozark Plateau73212001-12-31
64.SullivanSullivan County High Point327Mississippi-Missouri River Plains74 
82.LivingstonLivingston County High Point300Mississippi-Missouri River Plains09 
38.PlattePlatte County High Point366Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30112001-12-30
6.BarryBarry County High Point518Central Ozark Plateau3717 
13.LawrenceLawrence County High Point462Central Ozark Plateau2313 
39.HarrisonHarrison County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains158 
39.BuchananBuchanan County High Point363Mississippi-Missouri River Plains70112001-12-30
35.MariesMaries County High Point372Central Ozark Plateau127 
19.DentDent County High Point445Saint Francois Mountains55221998-12-31
98.RandolphRandolph County High Point271Mississippi-Missouri River Plains127 
51.MillerMiller County High Point335Central Ozark Plateau07 
86.CallawayCallaway County High Point293Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3712 
58.GasconadeGasconade County High Point332Saint Francois Mountains2116 
96.Saint CharlesSaint Charles County High Point275Mississippi-Missouri River Plains4413 
8.Saint FrancoisBrown Mountain503Saint Francois Mountains155241997-12-29
61.LafayetteLafayette County High Point329Osage-Missouri Plains6182019-08-11 1
30.DadeDade County High Point387Central Ozark Plateau310 
102.ShelbyShelby County High Point259Mississippi-Missouri River Plains37 
73.ColeBelshe Benchmark311Osage-Missouri Plains499 
79.VernonVernon County High Point305Osage-Missouri Plains189 
60.JohnsonJohnson County High Point329Osage-Missouri Plains258 
105.ClarkClark County High Point235Mississippi-Missouri River Plains96 
65.OsageOsage County High Point324Saint Francois Mountains2510 
24.NewtonNewton County High Point415Central Ozark Plateau09 
34.AtchisonAtchison County High Point372Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3411 
93.HowardHoward County High Point277Mississippi-Missouri River Plains347 
4.ReynoldsProffit Mountain524Saint Francois Mountains122241997-12-29
3.WrightLead Hill532Central Ozark Plateau50271997-01-03
12.GreeneGreene County High Point463Central Ozark Plateau30212019-10-07
61.JeffersonVinegar Hill329Saint Francois Mountains37251997-12-28
78.PikeBuffalo Knob305Mississippi-Missouri River Plains73111997-12-27
15.TaneyPinnacle Northeast457Central Ozark Plateau49171998-12-31
90.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point287Mississippi-Missouri River Plains438 
100.SalineSaline County High Point265Osage-Missouri Plains219 
113.MississippiMississippi County High Point101Ozark Plateau Foothills17 
31.CamdenCamden County High Point381Central Ozark Plateau2710 
47.CassCass County High Point344Osage-Missouri Plains015 
80.HenryHenry County High Point302Osage-Missouri Plains610 
48.GentryGentry County High Point344Mississippi-Missouri River Plains349 
107.MarionMarion County High Point232Mississippi-Missouri River Plains97 
67.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point323Central Ozark Plateau37 
106.ButlerButler County High Point234Saint Francois Mountains33192019-08-31 2
51.RayRay County High Point335Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15102001-12-21
75.LinnLinn County High Point308Mississippi-Missouri River Plains310 
26.PhelpsPhelps County High Point412Saint Francois Mountains10192019-09-02
101.RallsGibbs Benchmark262Mississippi-Missouri River Plains796 
49.DeKalbDe Kalb County High Point336Mississippi-Missouri River Plains27 
69.BatesBates County High Point321Osage-Missouri Plains169 
16.OzarkRomance Lookout454Central Ozark Plateau10713 
 Ozark or Preston Flat Ridge457Central Ozark Plateau552 
9.ChristianChristian County High Point482Central Ozark Plateau014 
11.HowellHowell County High Point482Central Ozark Plateau3715 
17.StonePilot Knob Southwest448Boston Mountains12513 
109.ScottJackson Hill189Ozark Plateau Foothills88211995-12-29
70.CaldwellCaldwell County High Point320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains69 
86.RipleyRipley County High Point293Central Ozark Plateau2411 
90.BooneBoone County High Point287Mississippi-Missouri River Plains97 
71.FranklinFranklin County High Point317Saint Francois Mountains1823 
73.MaconMacon County High Point311Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1214 
72.PettisPettis County High Point314Osage-Missouri Plains39 
83.BollingerBollinger County High Point299Saint Francois Mountains12221998-12-30
51.PutnamPutnam County High Point335Mississippi-Missouri River Plains310 
65.DaviessDaviess County High Point324Mississippi-Missouri River Plains309 
46.BartonBarton County High Point347Central Ozark Plateau3010 
22.CrawfordHedley Knob Southwest421Saint Francois Mountains37231997-01-02
17.McDonaldMcDonald County High Point446Boston Mountains711 
83.LincolnLincoln County High Point299Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6110 
19.LacledeBateman Benchmark445Central Ozark Plateau 12 
36.WorthDevils Horn369Mississippi-Missouri River Plains3010 
27.CarterStegall Mountain411Central Ozark Plateau95152019-09-28 2
5.DouglasPainter Benchmark519Central Ozark Plateau50211997-01-03
112.DunklinDunklin County High Point163Ozark Plateau Foothills6211 
14.MadisonBlack Mountain458Saint Francois Mountains123211997-01-02

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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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