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Michigan County High Points

Showing William Musser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (18 out of 83, or 21.69%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.WayneWayne County High Point990Michigan Lower Peninsula102010-11-09
2.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula02011-10-07 a
3.InghamTeaspoon Hill1050Michigan Lower Peninsula1002011-10-07 c
4.ClintonClinton County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula702011-10-07 d
5.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula202011-10-07 e
6.OaklandGrampian Hills1230Michigan Lower Peninsula1802012-09-27 a
7.LapeerMount Christie1280Michigan Lower Peninsula5282012-09-27 b
8.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1030Michigan Lower Peninsula02012-09-27 d
9.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1230Michigan Lower Peninsula2102012-09-27 e
10.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula702013-04-12
11.EatonEaton County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula402014-07-17 a
12.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point974Michigan Lower Peninsula1812015-05-26 a
13.KentFisk Benchmark1063Michigan Lower Peninsula1042015-05-26 b
14.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula02015-05-26 c
15.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1120Michigan Lower Peninsula1702015-05-26 d
16.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula702015-05-27
17.AlleganAllegan County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula402015-05-28
18.BranchBranch County High Point1130Michigan Lower Peninsula902016-04-15 a
 MasonMason County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula271 
 MackinacMaple Hill1000Michigan Upper Peninsula180 
 TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula168 
 Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1060Michigan Lower Peninsula160 
 KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1050Michigan Lower Peninsula150 
 SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1050Michigan Upper Peninsula0 
 Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1040Michigan Lower Peninsula110 
 SanilacSanilac County High Point905Michigan Lower Peninsula65 
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point900Michigan Lower Peninsula  
 OttawaOttawa County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula30 
 Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula60 
 BerrienBerrien County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula198 
 ArenacArenac County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula103 
 HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula60 
 BayBay County High Point845Michigan Lower Peninsula58 
 MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula3 
 SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula3 
 CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula164 
 AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1100Michigan Lower Peninsula200 
 ChippewaChippewa County High Point1090Michigan Upper Peninsula368 
 OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula271 
 IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula40 
 DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula52 
 HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula360 
 MecostaMecosta County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula45 
 AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula283 
 IsabellaIsabella County High Point1270Michigan Lower Peninsula270 
 GladwinGladwin County High Point1240Michigan Lower Peninsula0 
 LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula167 
 Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1214Michigan Lower Peninsula343 
 LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula425 
 JacksonJackson County High Point1190Michigan Lower Peninsula100 
 MenomineeMenominee County High Point1171Michigan Upper Peninsula182 
 AlgerAlger County High Point1170Michigan Upper Peninsula40 
 LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1165Michigan Lower Peninsula75 
 BenzieBenzie County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula64 
 ManisteeManistee County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula231 
 MacombTwombly Mountain1150Michigan Lower Peninsula160 
 CassCass County High Point1150Michigan Lower Peninsula293 
 WashtenawSharon Short Hills1150Michigan Lower Peninsula150 
 BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula258 
 BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula948 
 OntonagonSummit Peak1952Wisconsin North Woods620 
 MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula185 
 IronIron County High Point1880Wisconsin North Woods70 
 GogebicGogebic County High Point1870Wisconsin North Woods130 
 WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1041 
 OsceolaGrove Hill1703Michigan Lower Peninsula394 
 HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods149 
 DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula209 
 RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula422 
 CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula412 
 MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1555Michigan Lower Peninsula173 
 KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1540Michigan Upper Peninsula900 
 CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1540Michigan Lower Peninsula364 
 OtsegoOtsego County High Point1516Michigan Lower Peninsula311 
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1509Michigan Lower Peninsula  
 OgemawOgemaw County High Point1510Michigan Lower Peninsula30 
 AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula148 
 OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula260 
 KalkaskaCleary Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula206 
 MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula164 
 LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula249 
 ClareClare County High Point1388Michigan Lower Peninsula242 
 NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1350Michigan Lower Peninsula243 
 EmmetGraham Benchmark1329Michigan Lower Peninsula705 
 CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1300Michigan Lower Peninsula220 

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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 Michigan, 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 1997 by Roy Schweiker and Carl Mills, reviewed by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Andy Hatzos via the web site, and manually verified.


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