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Louisiana Parish High Points

Showing Robert Kleffner's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 64, or 0%)

RankParishPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.BienvilleDriskill Mountain535Ouachita Foothills225507 
2.ClaiborneAthens Lookout500Ouachita Foothills16332 
3.LincolnLincoln Parish High Point420Ouachita Foothills4031 
4.WebsterWebster Parish High Point480Ouachita Foothills1030 
5.BossierBossier Parish High Point470Ouachita Foothills23020 
5.WinnWinn Parish High Point350Ouachita Foothills16020 
7.GrantGrant Parish High Point300Ouachita Foothills12013 
7.OuachitaOuachita Parish High Point290Ouachita Foothills013 
9.OrleansOrleans Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana1312 
10.SabineSabine Parish High Point490Plains of South Louisiana19010 
10.CaddoCaddo Parish High Point410Plains of East Texas12810 
12.NatchitochesBig Hill Lookout430Plains of South Louisiana1308 
12.Saint John the BaptistSaint John the Baptist Parish High Point25Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee88 
14.AllenAllen Parish High Point190Plains of South Louisiana307 
15.FranklinFranklin Parish High Point135Ouachita Foothills486 
16.West CarrollWest Carroll Parish High Point140Ouachita Foothills265 
16.Saint MartinSaint Martin Parish High Point40Plains of South Louisiana185 
18.Red RiverRed River Parish High Point320Ouachita Foothills704 
18.CatahoulaChalk Hills320Ouachita Foothills504 
18.RapidesRapides Parish High Point310Plains of South Louisiana234 
18.RichlandRichland Parish High Point105Ouachita Foothills184 
18.AcadiaAcadia Parish High Point57Plains of South Louisiana54 
18.Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis Parish High Point55Plains of South Louisiana04 
24.West FelicianaWest Feliciana Parish High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee303 
24.JacksonJackson Parish High Point350Ouachita Foothills703 
24.IberiaWeeks Island171Plains of South Louisiana1693 
24.Pointe CoupeePointe Coupee Parish High Point65Plains of South Louisiana233 
24.JeffersonJefferson Parish High Point15Plains of South Louisiana33 
29.VernonVernon Parish High Point484Plains of South Louisiana1842 
29.De SotoDe Soto Parish High Point415Plains of South Louisiana1052 
29.TangipahoaTangipahoa Parish High Point361Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee112 
29.LaSalleLaSalle Parish High Point320Ouachita Foothills1402 
29.LivingstonLivingston Parish High Point110Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee32 
29.AvoyellesAvoyelles Parish High Point100Ouachita Foothills32 
29.IbervilleIberville Parish High Point40Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee132 
29.AscensionAscension Parish High Point30Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee282 
29.LafourcheLafourche Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana32 
29.CameronCameron Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana202 
29.Saint CharlesSaint Charles Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana02 
29.PlaqueminesPlaquemines Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana132 
41.WashingtonWashington Parish High Point371Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee01 
41.UnionUnion Parish High Point283Ouachita Foothills531 
41.CaldwellCaldwell Parish High Point261Ouachita Foothills111 
41.BeauregardBeauregard Parish High Point215Plains of South Louisiana231 
41.MorehouseMorehouse Parish High Point171Ouachita Foothills691 
41.EvangelineEvangeline Parish High Point140Plains of South Louisiana331 
41.East Baton RougeEast Baton Rouge Parish High Point140Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee81 
41.MadisonMadison Parish High Point115Ouachita Foothills381 
41.Saint MarySaint Mary Parish High Point97Plains of South Louisiana 1 
41.CalcasieuCalcasieu Parish High Point95Plains of South Louisiana31 
41.Saint LandrySaint Landry Parish High Point80Plains of South Louisiana31 
41.LafayetteLafayette Parish High Point56Plains of South Louisiana141 
41.West Baton RougeWest Baton Rouge Parish High Point45Plains of South Louisiana81 
41.Saint JamesSaint James Parish High Point30Plains of South Louisiana81 
41.VermilionVermilion Parish High Point27Plains of South Louisiana11 
41.Saint BernardSaint Bernard Parish High Point22Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee221 
41.AssumptionAssumption Parish High Point22Plains of South Louisiana51 
41.TerrebonneTerrebonne Parish High Point13Plains of South Louisiana11 
59.Saint HelenaSaint Helena Parish High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee100 
59.East FelicianaEast Feliciana Parish High Point358Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee00 
59.Saint TammanySaint Tammany Parish High Point206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee00 
59.East CarrollEast Carroll Parish High Point138Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee360 
59.TensasTensas Parish High Point90Ouachita Foothills80 
59.ConcordiaConcordia Parish High Point80Ouachita Foothills180 

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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 parish highpointing in Louisiana, 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.

Southern Louisiana presents many challenges to the parish highpointer, since the land is both very low in elevation and the contours are frequently reshaped by river currents and hurricanes. Many of the points listed here are provisional, based on old maps, may be man-made areas, or simply not possible to determine without detailed LIDAR surveys. Simply locating a definitive parish high point is a challenge, in some cases harder than actually getting to that point.

Acknowledgments

Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1998 by Roy Schweiker, limited review by Andy Martin and David Olson.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the CoHP.org web site, and manually verified.

 


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