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Nebraska County High Points

Showing Teresa Gergen's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (5 out of 93, or 5.38%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.KimballPanorama Point1654Inter-Platte High Plains82004-04-03
1.BannerBanner County High Point1628Inter-Platte High Plains62004-04-03
1.Scotts BluffWildcat Hills1506Inter-Platte High Plains612004-04-03
1.DawesDawes County High Point1469Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains02004-04-03
1.Box ButteBox Butte County High Point1411Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains02004-04-03
 SiouxKennedy Benchmark1602Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains72 
 CheyenneCheyenne County High Point1439Inter-Platte High Plains3 
 MorrillMorrill County High Point1402Inter-Platte High Plains12 
 SheridanMorton Hill1311Sand Hills122 
 CherryHazel Benchmark1282Sand Hills69 
 GrantGrant County High Point1280Sand Hills85 
 GardenGarden County High Point1268Sand Hills85 
 ArthurArthur County High Point1244Sand Hills85 
 DeuelDeuel County High Point1237Inter-Platte High Plains3 
 KeithKeith County High Point1173Inter-Platte High Plains43 
 HookerHooker County High Point1158Sand Hills73 
 ChaseLamar Benchmark1141West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains49 
 McPhersonMoore Benchmark1137Sand Hills94 
 DundyDundy County High Point1122West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains30 
 PerkinsPerkins County High Point1111West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains1 
 ThomasThomas County High Point1049Sand Hills37 
 HayesHayes County High Point1042West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains43 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point1039West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains37 
 LoganBirnbaum Benchmark1000Sand Hills49 
 HitchcockPowell Benchmark985West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains6 
 CusterHughes Benchmark959Sand Hills75 
 FrontierFrontier County High Point958West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains19 
 DawsonDawson County High Point908West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains40 
 BrownBrown County High Point902Sand Hills37 
 BlaineBlaine County High Point896Sand Hills55 
 Red WillowRed Willow County High Point893West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains18 
 GosperGosper County High Point841West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains30 
 LoupLoup County High Point832Sand Hills24 
 RockRock County High Point826Northeast Nebraska Plains43 
 Keya PahaKeya Paha County High Point811Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains3 
 ValleyValley County High Point787Northeast Nebraska Plains25 
 HoltHolt County High Point780Northeast Nebraska Plains43 
 FurnasFurnas County High Point777West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains6 
 GarfieldGarfield County High Point774Northeast Nebraska Plains43 
 PhelpsPhelps County High Point771East Kansas-Nebraska Plains6 
 BuffaloBuffalo County High Point765Northeast Nebraska Plains3 
 ShermanSherman County High Point747Northeast Nebraska Plains34 
 HarlanHarlan County High Point725East Kansas-Nebraska Plains6 
 GreeleyGreeley County High Point722Northeast Nebraska Plains40 
 WheelerWheeler County High Point701Northeast Nebraska Plains34 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains9 
 KearneyKearney County High Point695East Kansas-Nebraska Plains3 
 BoydBoyd County High Point672Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains0 
 BooneBoone County High Point671Northeast Nebraska Plains27 
 AntelopeAntelope County High Point661Northeast Nebraska Plains46 
 HowardHoward County High Point661Northeast Nebraska Plains12 
 AdamsAdams County High Point646East Kansas-Nebraska Plains9 
 HallHall County High Point646Northeast Nebraska Plains6 
 WebsterWebster County High Point643East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
 NanceNance County High Point622Northeast Nebraska Plains3 
 MerrickMerrick County High Point610Northeast Nebraska Plains0 
 MadisonMadison County High Point600Northeast Nebraska Plains9 
 KnoxKnox County High Point588Northeast Nebraska Plains64 
 NuckollsNuckolls County High Point588East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
 CedarCedar County High Point585Northeast Nebraska Plains24 
 HamiltonHamilton County High Point585East Kansas-Nebraska Plains6 
 PiercePierce County High Point582Northeast Nebraska Plains43 
 PlattePlatte County High Point582Northeast Nebraska Plains6 
 ClayClay County High Point581East Kansas-Nebraska Plains10 
 WayneWayne County High Point579Northeast Nebraska Plains37 
 StantonStanton County High Point567Northeast Nebraska Plains24 
 PolkPolk County High Point543East Kansas-Nebraska Plains3 
 YorkYork County High Point543East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
 FillmoreFillmore County High Point530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
 ColfaxColfax County High Point527Northeast Nebraska Plains0 
 ThayerThayer County High Point518East Kansas-Nebraska Plains12 
 ButlerButler County High Point517East Kansas-Nebraska Plains27 
 CumingCuming County High Point515Northeast Nebraska Plains3 
 SalineSaline County High Point506East Kansas-Nebraska Plains18 
 DixonDixon County High Point500Northeast Nebraska Plains24 
 SaundersSaunders County High Point500East Kansas-Nebraska Plains9 
 SewardSeward County High Point500East Kansas-Nebraska Plains7 
 JeffersonJefferson County High Point491East Kansas-Nebraska Plains27 
 DodgeDodge County High Point485Northeast Nebraska Plains6 
 ThurstonThurston County High Point472Northeast Nebraska Plains6 
 GageGage County High Point469East Kansas-Nebraska Plains37 
 PawneePawnee County High Point466East Kansas-Nebraska Plains70 
 DakotaDakota County High Point463Northeast Nebraska Plains6 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point463East Kansas-Nebraska Plains24 
 JohnsonJohnson County High Point454East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
 OtoeOtoe County High Point442East Kansas-Nebraska Plains15 
 BurtBurt County High Point436Northeast Nebraska Plains6 
 WashingtonWashington County High Point422Northeast Nebraska Plains38 
 CassCass County High Point418East Kansas-Nebraska Plains12 
 DouglasDouglas County High Point402Northeast Nebraska Plains18 
 NemahaNemaha County High Point399East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
 RichardsonRichardson County High Point399East Kansas-Nebraska Plains0 
 SarpySarpy County High Point396Northeast Nebraska Plains34 

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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 Nebraska, 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 1994 by David Olson, Andy Martin, and Carl Mills.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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