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Minnesota County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.CookEagle Mountain2301Northern Minnesota Ranges1321439 
2.ClearwaterHeight of Land Lookout2005Mississippi Headwaters67521 
3.Saint LouisPike Mountain1950Northern Minnesota Ranges52019 
4.Otter TailOtter Tail County High Point1790Mississippi Headwaters4604 
5.ItascaBig Thunder Peak1752Northern Minnesota Ranges44212 
6.LakeStony Tower Hill2080Northern Minnesota Ranges38043 
7.BeckerWolf Lake Lookout1860Mississippi Headwaters31013 
8.AitkinQuadna Mountain1590Northern Minnesota Ranges30017 
9.StearnsStearns County High Point1460Mississippi Headwaters2808 
10.PipestonePipestone County High Point1990Sioux River Upland23014 
11.LincolnLincoln County High Point1994Sioux River Upland2248 
12.ChisagoChisago County High Point1130Mississippi Headwaters2207 
12.HoustonHouston County High Point1340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22010 
14.DakotaBuck Hill1195Mississippi-Missouri River Plains21533 
15.RamseyRamsey County High Point1100Mississippi Headwaters2105 
16.ScottElko Benchmark1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20725 
17.FaribaultFaribault County High Point1440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20025 
18.MorrisonMorrison County High Point1520Mississippi Headwaters1902 
19.WinonaWinona County High Point1365Mississippi-Missouri River Plains18510 
20.WashingtonWashington County High Point1104Mississippi Headwaters18422 
21.KandiyohiKandiyohi County High Point1410Mississippi Headwaters1805 
22.ClayClay County High Point1540Mississippi Headwaters1703 
22.HennepinHennepin County High Point1120Mississippi Headwaters17025 
24.OlmstedOlmsted County High Point1380Mississippi-Missouri River Plains16812 
25.WrightFrench Benchmark1223Mississippi Headwaters16311 
26.CottonwoodCottonwood County High Point1570Sioux River Upland16020 
26.Blue EarthBlue Earth County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains16016 
28.DouglasBear Knob1620Mississippi Headwaters1504 
29.IsantiBarrett Benchmark1111Mississippi Headwaters1417 
30.KoochichingKoochiching County High Point1520Mississippi Headwaters1407 
31.BeltramiBeltrami County High Point1510Mississippi Headwaters1332 
32.Lake of the WoodsLake of the Woods County High Point1315Mississippi Headwaters12315 
33.CarltonCarlton County High Point1450Wisconsin North Woods1209 
33.HubbardHubbard County High Point1840Mississippi Headwaters1205 
 Hubbard or Thorpe Lookout Tower1840Mississippi Headwaters2905 
33.WabashaGreenfield Hill1240Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1208 
 Wabasha or South Wabasha County High Point1240Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 1 
36.Mille LacsMille Lacs County High Point1370Mississippi Headwaters1105 
36.MowerMower County High Point1440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains11011 
36.CarverCarver County High Point1080Mississippi Headwaters1108 
39.PinePine County High Point1360Wisconsin North Woods953 
40.NormanFrenchmans Bluff1354Mississippi Headwaters945 
41.MurrayBuffalo Ridge1920Sioux River Upland9027 
42.TraverseLayden Benchmark1200Mississippi Headwaters837 
43.ToddMount Nebo1511Mississippi Headwaters8111 
43.DodgeDodge County High Point1381Mississippi-Missouri River Plains818 
45.SherburneSherburne County High Point1110Mississippi Headwaters8010 
46.SteeleSteele County High Point1350Mississippi-Missouri River Plains737 
47.GrantGrant County High Point1400Mississippi Headwaters7015 
47.MeekerMeeker County High Point1260Mississippi Headwaters705 
49.McLeodMcLeod County High Point1140Mississippi Headwaters604 
49.PolkPolk County High Point1570Mississippi Headwaters606 
49.WadenaWadena County High Point1520Mississippi Headwaters603 
52.Crow WingCrow Wing County High Point1490Mississippi Headwaters502 
52.Le SueurLe Sueur County High Point1190Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5013 
52.RockHardwick Benchmark1790Sioux River Upland5030 
52.PopePope County High Point1460Mississippi Headwaters503 
52.FillmoreFillmore County High Point1400Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5011 
57.BentonBenton County High Point1310Mississippi Headwaters403 
57.StevensStevens County High Point1270Mississippi Headwaters405 
57.SwiftSwift County High Point1300Mississippi Headwaters404 
60.Big StoneBig Stone County High Point1200Mississippi Headwaters332 
61.AnokaAnoka County High Point1100Mississippi Headwaters309 
61.JacksonJackson County High Point1570Sioux River Upland3032 
61.RenvilleRenville County High Point1145Mississippi Headwaters305 
61.RiceRice County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains308 
61.NicolletNicollet County High Point1060Mississippi Headwaters309 
61.KanabecKanabec County High Point1320Wisconsin North Woods302 
67.FreebornFreeborn County High Point1400Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2024 
67.GoodhueGoodhue County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2012 
67.LyonLyon County High Point1740Sioux River Upland203 
67.MartinMartin County High Point1410Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2021 
67.Yellow MedicineYellow Medicine County High Point1740Sioux River Upland209 
72.RoseauRoseau County High Point1270Mississippi Headwaters134 
73.ChippewaChippewa County High Point1120Mississippi Headwaters104 
73.WatonwanWatonwan County High Point1300Sioux River Upland1022 
73.WasecaWaseca County High Point1290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains108 
73.SibleySibley County High Point1090Mississippi Headwaters104 
77.PenningtonPennington County High Point1185Mississippi Headwaters32 
77.MarshallMarshall County High Point1235Mississippi Headwaters33 
77.Red LakeRed Lake County High Point1210Mississippi Headwaters35 
80.Lac Qui ParleLac Qui Parle County High Point1410Sioux River Upland110 
81.BrownBrown County High Point1263Sioux River Upland024 
81.RedwoodRedwood County High Point1450Sioux River Upland019 
81.KittsonKittson County High Point1082Mississippi Headwaters06 
81.MahnomenMahnomen County High Point1820Mississippi Headwaters09 
81.NoblesNobles County High Point1810Sioux River Upland036 
81.WilkinWilkin County High Point1252Mississippi Headwaters020 
87.CassCass-Chippewa High Point1630Mississippi Headwaters 5 

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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 Minnesota, 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 1996 by David Olson, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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