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Michigan County High Points

Showing Richard Carey's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 83, or 3.61%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.BaragaMount Arvon1978Michigan Upper Peninsula9532001-06-26
2.OntonagonSummit Peak1962Wisconsin North Woods6302001-06-26
3.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula1852001-06-27
4.IronIron County High Point1885Wisconsin North Woods80 
5.GogebicGogebic County High Point1875Wisconsin North Woods140 
6.OsceolaGrove Hill1709Michigan Lower Peninsula407 
7.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1044 
8.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods149 
9.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula219 
10.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula422 
11.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula417 
11.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1562Michigan Lower Peninsula180 
13.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1550Michigan Upper Peninsula920 
14.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1545Michigan Lower Peninsula369 
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1522Michigan Lower Peninsula317 
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1519Michigan Lower Peninsula  
16.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1515Michigan Lower Peninsula40 
17.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula148 
18.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula265 
19.KalkaskaCleary Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula211 
20.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula169 
21.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula249 
22.ClareClare County High Point1394Michigan Lower Peninsula248 
23.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1355Michigan Lower Peninsula248 
24.EmmetGraham Benchmark1339Michigan Lower Peninsula725 
25.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1310Michigan Lower Peninsula240 
26.MecostaMecosta County High Point1289Michigan Lower Peninsula54 
27.LapeerMount Christie1285Michigan Lower Peninsula533 
27.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1285Michigan Lower Peninsula370 
29.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1275Michigan Lower Peninsula280 
30.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula288 
31.GladwinGladwin County High Point1245Michigan Lower Peninsula10 
32.OaklandGrampian Hills1235Michigan Lower Peninsula190 
32.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1235Michigan Lower Peninsula220 
34.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula172 
35.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1224Michigan Lower Peninsula353 
36.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula425 
37.JacksonJackson County High Point1195Michigan Lower Peninsula110 
38.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1178Michigan Upper Peninsula189 
39.AlgerAlger County High Point1175Michigan Upper Peninsula50 
39.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1175Michigan Lower Peninsula85 
41.BenzieBenzie County High Point1168Michigan Lower Peninsula71 
41.ManisteeManistee County High Point1168Michigan Lower Peninsula238 
43.MacombTwombly Mountain1155Michigan Lower Peninsula170 
43.CassCass County High Point1155Michigan Lower Peninsula298 
43.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1155Michigan Lower Peninsula160 
46.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula263 
47.BranchBranch County High Point1135Michigan Lower Peninsula100 
48.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1125Michigan Lower Peninsula180 
49.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula164 
50.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1105Michigan Lower Peninsula210 
51.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1095Michigan Upper Peninsula373 
52.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula271 
53.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula50 
54.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula52 
54.KentFisk Benchmark1070Michigan Lower Peninsula111 
56.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1065Michigan Lower Peninsula170 
57.InghamTeaspoon Hill1055Michigan Lower Peninsula110 
57.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1055Michigan Lower Peninsula160 
57.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1055Michigan Upper Peninsula10 
60.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1045Michigan Lower Peninsula120 
61.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1035Michigan Lower Peninsula10 
62.AlleganAllegan County High Point1005Michigan Lower Peninsula50 
62.EatonEaton County High Point1005Michigan Lower Peninsula50 
62.MackinacMaple Hill1005Michigan Upper Peninsula190 
65.WayneWayne County High Point995Michigan Lower Peninsula20 
66.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point981Michigan Lower Peninsula188 
67.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula168 
68.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point965Michigan Lower Peninsula30 
69.MasonMason County High Point961Michigan Lower Peninsula277 
70.OttawaOttawa County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula40 
70.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula70 
72.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula5 
73.BerrienBerrien County High Point935Michigan Lower Peninsula203 
73.ClintonClinton County High Point935Michigan Lower Peninsula80 
75.SanilacSanilac County High Point908Michigan Lower Peninsula73 
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point905Michigan Lower Peninsula132 
76.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula75 
77.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula75 
78.ArenacArenac County High Point873Michigan Lower Peninsula106 
79.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula65 
80.BayBay County High Point848Michigan Lower Peninsula61 
81.MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula3 
82.SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula3 
83.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula0 

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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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