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U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet

Showing Gerry Roach's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (58 out of 60, or 96.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliMount McKinley20,320West-Central Alaska Range1963-07-04
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges2000-05-16
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains2003-06-08
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range2011-05-29
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range1994-05-15
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1967-05-28
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1967-05-28
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1957-08-15
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch RangeUnknown
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1964-05-24
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1958-08-15
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1958-08-15
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan MountainsUnknown
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado RangesUnknown
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range AreaUnknown
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range AreaUnknown
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front RangeUnknown
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan MountainsUnknown
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin RangesUnknown
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra NevadaUnknown
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1964-11-28
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan MountainsUnknown
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front RangeUnknown
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan MountainsUnknown
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan MountainsUnknown
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch RangeUnknown
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan MountainsUnknown
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan MountainsUnknown
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1981-07-27
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1981-07-27
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island1968-11-15
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone AreaUnknown
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front RangeUnknown
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front RangeUnknown
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1979-07-29
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2002-08-15
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan MountainsUnknown
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front RangeUnknown
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan MountainsUnknown
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan MountainsUnknown
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan MountainsUnknown
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1970-08-20
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1970-08-20
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1971-11-28
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka RangeUnknown
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1999-08-13
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra NevadaUnknown
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1999-08-07
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front RangeUnknown

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List Description

List Info

This list shows all the peaks that are over 13,00 feet high and also the highest point in a county (or equivalent) of the United States. Seven of these peaks are in Alaska (6) or Hawaii (1). Note that over half the counties on this list are in Colorado.

Acknowledgements

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1992 by Andy Martin, with help from David Olson and Dinesh Desai.
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