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Kansas County High Points

Showing Dick Ellsworth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (105 out of 105, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.WallaceMount Sunflower4039West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains192004
2.ShermanSherman County High Point4000West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02009-11
3.GreeleyGreeley County High Point3950West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02009-10
4.HamiltonHamilton County High Point3840West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02011-07-19
5.CheyenneCheyenne County High Point3810West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02009-10
6.StantonStanton County High Point3711Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area212009-07
7.MortonMorton County High Point3690Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02011-07-19
8.WichitaWichita County High Point3505West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02009-10
9.ThomasThomas County High Point3480West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains102009-10
9.LoganLogan County High Point3480West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains32009-10
11.KearnyKearny County High Point3435West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02011-07-19
12.RawlinsRawlins County High Point3425West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains32009-10
13.StevensStevens County High Point3335Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area282011-07-19
14.GrantGrant County High Point3220Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02009-07
15.ScottScott County High Point3172West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02011-07-19
16.HaskellHaskell County High Point3090Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area232011-07-19
17.FinneyFinney County High Point3085West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02009-11
18.GoveGove County High Point3030West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02009-05
19.SheridanSheridan County High Point3000West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02009-10
20.SewardSeward County High Point2995Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area332009-07
21.DecaturDecatur County High Point2970West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains302009-10
22.LaneLane County High Point2945West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains82009-10
23.GrayGray County High Point2880West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains32011-07-19
24.MeadeMeade County High Point2825Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02011-07-19
25.FordFord County High Point2750Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area02009-10
26.NessNess County High Point2685West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02011-07-18
27.HodgemanHodgeman County High Point2670West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02009-11
28.GrahamGraham County High Point2640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains102009-10
29.NortonNorton County High Point2615West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02009-10
30.TregoTrego County High Point2610East Kansas-Nebraska Plains02009-10
31.ClarkClark County High Point2600Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle Area202016-06-21
32.KiowaKiowa County High Point2450Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa102013-11-15
33.EllisEllis County High Point2360East Kansas-Nebraska Plains502009-10
33.EdwardsEdwards County High Point2360West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains02009-11
35.RushRush County High Point2330East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302013-11-17
36.PhillipsPhillips County High Point2320East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302015-04-15 a
36.PawneePawnee County High Point2320West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains102009-10
38.RooksRooks County High Point2310East Kansas-Nebraska Plains02015-04-14
39.ComancheComanche County High Point2240Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa02016-06-22 a
40.SmithSmith County High Point2180East Kansas-Nebraska Plains402014-09-23 c
41.BartonBarton County High Point2130East Kansas-Nebraska Plains902009-10
42.PrattPratt County High Point2120Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa02016-06-22 c
43.StaffordStafford County High Point2090Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa302016-06-22 b
44.OsborneOsborne County High Point2080East Kansas-Nebraska Plains152014-09-23 a
45.RussellRussell County High Point2060East Kansas-Nebraska Plains02014-09-23 b
46.BarberBarber County High Point2040Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa202016-06-22 d
47.JewellJewell County High Point1970East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302014-09-24 a
48.EllsworthEllsworth County High Point1940East Kansas-Nebraska Plains02009-10
49.MitchellMitchell County High Point1900East Kansas-Nebraska Plains2202014-01-18
50.RiceRice County High Point1855East Kansas-Nebraska Plains882009-10
51.KingmanKingman County High Point1830Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa102009-10
51.RenoReno County High Point1830Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa102009-10
51.LincolnLincoln County High Point1830East Kansas-Nebraska Plains02009-10
54.HarperHarper County High Point1740Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa02016-06-22 e
55.CloudCloud County High Point1700East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1602014-01-18
56.McPhersonMcPherson County High Point1690East Kansas-Nebraska Plains302015-04-16 a
56.RepublicRepublic County High Point1690East Kansas-Nebraska Plains202014-09-24 b
58.ButlerButler County High Point1680Flint Hills2402013-11-14
59.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point1668Flint Hills682016-06-24 d
60.SalineSaline County High Point1660East Kansas-Nebraska Plains502015-04-15 c
61.ChaseChase County High Point1650Flint Hills602016-06-24 c
62.OttawaOttawa County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1502015-04-15 b
62.WashingtonWashington County High Point1640East Kansas-Nebraska Plains602014-09-24 c
62.ElkElk County High Point1640Flint Hills02013-11-14
65.WabaunseeGun Barrel Hill West1600Flint Hills1602014-01-19
66.DickinsonDickinson County High Point1590East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1202016-06-23 b
66.MarionMarion County High Point1590Flint Hills482015-04-16 c
68.CowleyCowley County High Point1580Flint Hills202016-06-25 a
69.PottawatomiePottawatomie County High Point1560East Kansas-Nebraska Plains2602011-07-17
69.MorrisMorris County High Point1560Flint Hills802016-06-24 a
69.HarveyHarvey County High Point1560Flint Hills82015-04-16 b
72.GearyGeary County High Point1550Flint Hills02011-07-18
73.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point1545Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa32013-11-14
74.LyonLyon County High Point1530Flint Hills202016-06-24 b
74.MarshallMarshall County High Point1530East Kansas-Nebraska Plains102015-04-16 d
76.RileyRiley County High Point1520Flint Hills602013-11-18
77.ClayClay County High Point1510East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1102013-11-18
77.SumnerSumner County High Point1510Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central Kansa202016-06-23 a
79.ChautauquaChautauqua County High Point1420Flint Hills02016-06-27
80.NemahaNemaha County High Point1410East Kansas-Nebraska Plains602011-07-17
81.JacksonJackson County High Point1390East Kansas-Nebraska Plains702011-07-17
82.BrownBrown County High Point1330East Kansas-Nebraska Plains202014-11-23 b
83.OsageOsage County High Point1300Flint Hills202014-01-19
84.ShawneeShawnee County High Point1290Flint Hills102011-07-17
85.WoodsonWoodson County High Point1250Osage-Missouri Plains602013-11-13
85.CoffeyCoffey County High Point1250Osage-Missouri Plains02013-11-13
87.AndersonAnderson County High Point1220Osage-Missouri Plains1682013-11-13
88.DoniphanDoniphan County High Point1200East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1702011-07-17
88.DouglasDouglas County High Point1200Osage-Missouri Plains202013-11-12
90.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1190East Kansas-Nebraska Plains702014-11-23 c
90.FranklinFranklin County High Point1190Osage-Missouri Plains302013-11-12
92.AtchisonAtchison County High Point1170East Kansas-Nebraska Plains02014-11-23 a
93.AllenAllen County High Point1160Osage-Missouri Plains102013-11-13
93.LeavenworthLeavenworth County High Point1160East Kansas-Nebraska Plains02013-07-19
95.MiamiMiami County High Point1150Osage-Missouri Plains120Unknown
96.WilsonWilson County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains602013-11-14
96.JohnsonJohnson County High Point1130Osage-Missouri Plains202013-07-09
98.LinnLinn County High Point1120Osage-Missouri Plains102013-11-13
99.BourbonBourbon County High Point1110Osage-Missouri Plains502016-06-25 b
100.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains902013-11-14
100.NeoshoNeosho County High Point1100Osage-Missouri Plains02013-11-13
102.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1090Osage-Missouri Plains02013-11-13
103.WyandotteWyandotte County High Point1060East Kansas-Nebraska Plains1002012-06-12
104.LabetteLabette County High Point1050Osage-Missouri Plains602013-11-14
105.CherokeeCherokee County High Point1040Central Ozark Plateau02016-06-25 c

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


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