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

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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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