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Louisiana Parish High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankGeographyPeak Elev-M  Prom-M TotalRound 1
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1.BienvilleDriskill Mountain16369  
2.ClaiborneAthens Lookout15250  
3.SabineSabine Parish High Point14958  
4.VernonVernon Parish High Point14856  
5.WebsterWebster Parish High Point1463  
6.BossierBossier Parish High Point14370  
7.NatchitochesBig Hill Lookout13140  
8.LincolnLincoln Parish High Point12812  
9.De SotoDe Soto Parish High Point12632  
10.CaddoCaddo Parish High Point12539  
11.WashingtonWashington Parish High Point1130  
12.TangipahoaTangipahoa Parish High Point1103  
13.Saint HelenaSaint Helena Parish High Point1103  
13.West FelicianaWest Feliciana Parish High Point1109  
15.East FelicianaEast Feliciana Parish High Point1090  
16.JacksonJackson Parish High Point10721  
16.WinnWinn Parish High Point10749  
18.Red RiverRed River Parish High Point9821  
18.LaSalleLaSalle Parish High Point9843  
18.CatahoulaChalk Hills9815  
21.RapidesRapides Parish High Point947  
22.GrantGrant Parish High Point9137  
23.OuachitaOuachita Parish High Point880  
24.UnionUnion Parish High Point8616  
25.CaldwellCaldwell Parish High Point803  
26.BeauregardBeauregard Parish High Point667  
27.Saint TammanySaint Tammany Parish High Point630  
28.AllenAllen Parish High Point589  
29.IberiaWeeks Island5252  
29.MorehouseMorehouse Parish High Point5221  
31.EvangelineEvangeline Parish High Point4310  
31.East Baton RougeEast Baton Rouge Parish High Point432  
31.West CarrollWest Carroll Parish High Point438  
34.East CarrollEast Carroll Parish High Point4211  
35.FranklinFranklin Parish High Point4115  
36.MadisonMadison Parish High Point3512  
37.LivingstonLivingston Parish High Point341  
38.RichlandRichland Parish High Point325  
39.AvoyellesAvoyelles Parish High Point301  
40.Saint MarySaint Mary Parish High Point30   
41.CalcasieuCalcasieu Parish High Point291  
42.TensasTensas Parish High Point272  
43.Saint LandrySaint Landry Parish High Point241  
43.ConcordiaConcordia Parish High Point245  
45.Pointe CoupeePointe Coupee Parish High Point207  
46.AcadiaAcadia Parish High Point172  
47.LafayetteLafayette Parish High Point174  
48.Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis Parish High Point170  
49.West Baton RougeWest Baton Rouge Parish High Point142  
50.Saint MartinSaint Martin Parish High Point125  
50.IbervilleIberville Parish High Point124  
52.AscensionAscension Parish High Point99  
52.Saint JamesSaint James Parish High Point92  
54.VermilionVermilion Parish High Point80  
55.Saint John the BaptistSaint John the Baptist Parish High Point82  
56.Saint BernardSaint Bernard Parish High Point77  
56.AssumptionAssumption Parish High Point72  
58.CameronCameron Parish High Point66  
58.LafourcheLafourche Parish High Point61  
58.OrleansOrleans Parish High Point64  
58.Saint CharlesSaint Charles Parish High Point60  
58.PlaqueminesPlaquemines Parish High Point64  
63.JeffersonJefferson Parish High Point51  
64.TerrebonneTerrebonne Parish High Point40  

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Robert Kleffner, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

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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