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Michigan County High Points

Showing Richard Carey's first Winter ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 83, or 0%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.WexfordBriar Hill1706Michigan Lower Peninsula1041 
2.BaragaMount Arvon1979Michigan Upper Peninsula949 
3.KeweenawMount Horace Greeley1540Michigan Upper Peninsula900 
4.EmmetGraham Benchmark1329Michigan Lower Peninsula705 
5.OntonagonSummit Peak1952Wisconsin North Woods620 
6.LapeerMount Christie1280Michigan Lower Peninsula528 
7.LuceLuce County High Point1197Michigan Upper Peninsula425 
8.RoscommonIndian Springs Lookout1579Michigan Lower Peninsula422 
9.CharlevoixHudson Lookout1562Michigan Lower Peninsula412 
10.OsceolaGrove Hill1703Michigan Lower Peninsula394 
11.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1090Michigan Upper Peninsula368 
12.CrawfordPortage Lake Lookout1540Michigan Lower Peninsula364 
13.HillsdaleHillsdale County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula360 
14.Grand TraverseGrand Traverse County High Point1214Michigan Lower Peninsula343 
15.OtsegoOtsego County High Point1516Michigan Lower Peninsula311 
 Otsego or North Otsego County High Point1509Michigan Lower Peninsula  
16.CassCass County High Point1150Michigan Lower Peninsula293 
17.AlconaAlcona County High Point1273Michigan Lower Peninsula283 
18.OceanaOceana County High Point1083Michigan Lower Peninsula271 
18.MasonMason County High Point955Michigan Lower Peninsula271 
20.IsabellaIsabella County High Point1270Michigan Lower Peninsula270 
21.OscodaOscoda County High Point1480Michigan Lower Peninsula260 
22.BarryFrench Benchmark1138Michigan Lower Peninsula258 
23.LakeLake County High Point1410Michigan Lower Peninsula249 
24.NewaygoNewaygo County High Point1350Michigan Lower Peninsula243 
25.ClareClare County High Point1388Michigan Lower Peninsula242 
26.ManisteeManistee County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula231 
27.CheboyganCheboygan County High Point1300Michigan Lower Peninsula220 
28.LivingstonLivingston County High Point1230Michigan Lower Peninsula210 
29.DickinsonSagola Lookout1609Michigan Upper Peninsula209 
30.KalkaskaCleary Hill1476Michigan Lower Peninsula206 
31.AlpenaTurtle Lake Lookout1100Michigan Lower Peninsula200 
32.BerrienBerrien County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula198 
33.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1932Michigan Upper Peninsula185 
34.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1171Michigan Upper Peninsula182 
35.MuskegonMuskegon County High Point974Michigan Lower Peninsula181 
36.MackinacMaple Hill1000Michigan Upper Peninsula180 
36.OaklandGrampian Hills1230Michigan Lower Peninsula180 
38.MissaukeeMissaukee County High Point1555Michigan Lower Peninsula173 
39.MontcalmMontcalm County High Point1120Michigan Lower Peninsula170 
40.TuscolaTuscola County High Point980Michigan Lower Peninsula168 
41.LenaweeProspect Hill1227Michigan Lower Peninsula167 
42.MontmorencyMontmorency County High Point1454Michigan Lower Peninsula164 
42.CalhounDixon Hill1106Michigan Lower Peninsula164 
44.MacombTwombly Mountain1150Michigan Lower Peninsula160 
44.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point1060Michigan Lower Peninsula160 
46.KalamazooKalamazoo County High Point1050Michigan Lower Peninsula150 
46.WashtenawSharon Short Hills1150Michigan Lower Peninsula150 
48.HoughtonHoughton County High Point1663Wisconsin North Woods149 
49.AntrimAntrim County High Point1489Michigan Lower Peninsula148 
50.GogebicGogebic County High Point1870Wisconsin North Woods130 
51.Saint JosephSaint Joseph County High Point1040Michigan Lower Peninsula110 
52.KentFisk Benchmark1063Michigan Lower Peninsula104 
53.ArenacArenac County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula103 
54.InghamTeaspoon Hill1050Michigan Lower Peninsula100 
54.JacksonJackson County High Point1190Michigan Lower Peninsula100 
56.BranchBranch County High Point1130Michigan Lower Peninsula90 
57.LeelanauLeelanau County High Point1165Michigan Lower Peninsula75 
58.IronIron County High Point1880Wisconsin North Woods70 
58.ClintonClinton County High Point930Michigan Lower Peninsula70 
58.GratiotGratiot County High Point890Michigan Lower Peninsula70 
58.Saint ClairSaint Clair County High Point880Michigan Lower Peninsula70 
62.SanilacSanilac County High Point905Michigan Lower Peninsula65 
 Sanilac or North Sanilac County High Point900Michigan Lower Peninsula127 
63.BenzieBenzie County High Point1161Michigan Lower Peninsula64 
64.Presque IslePresque Isle County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula60 
64.HuronHuron County High Point870Michigan Lower Peninsula60 
66.BayBay County High Point845Michigan Lower Peninsula58 
67.DeltaDelta County High Point1070Michigan Upper Peninsula52 
68.MecostaMecosta County High Point1280Michigan Lower Peninsula45 
69.IoscoIosco County High Point1080Michigan Lower Peninsula40 
69.AlgerAlger County High Point1170Michigan Upper Peninsula40 
69.AlleganAllegan County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula40 
69.EatonEaton County High Point1000Michigan Lower Peninsula40 
73.OgemawOgemaw County High Point1510Michigan Lower Peninsula30 
73.OttawaOttawa County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula30 
75.ShiawasseeShiawassee County High Point960Michigan Lower Peninsula20 
76.WayneWayne County High Point990Michigan Lower Peninsula10 
77.MidlandMidland County High Point770Michigan Lower Peninsula3 
77.SaginawSaginaw County High Point735Michigan Lower Peninsula3 
79.MonroeMonroe County High Point730Michigan Lower Peninsula0 
79.IoniaIonia County High Point950Michigan Lower Peninsula0 
79.GeneseeGenesee County High Point1030Michigan Lower Peninsula0 
79.SchoolcraftSchoolcraft County High Point1050Michigan Upper Peninsula0 
79.GladwinGladwin County High Point1240Michigan 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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