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

Showing Charlie Winger's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (55 out of 60, or 91.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range1984-05-20
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range 
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1986-10-10
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1986-10-10
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1975-07-01
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1981-06-14
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1981-07-03
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1978-08-28
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1978-08-28
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1978-09-28
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1979-07-08
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1980-06-21
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1976-08-15
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1976-10-23
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1976-10-23
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1981-07-14
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1981-07-14
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1975-10-12
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains1980-09-02
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1985-09-02
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada1985-08-30
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2000-07-01
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1980-07-06
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1981-06-28
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1981-09-18
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains1979-07-24
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1980-09-03
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1976-08-22
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 Range1996-07-24
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1996-07-24
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island1997-02-18
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1985-08-29
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2003-07-13
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2000-10-14
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front RangeUnknown
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1998-09-22
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2005-07-17
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2000-07-12
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range1999-05-14
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan MountainsUnknown
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2000-07-13
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2000-07-11
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2005-07-15
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2005-07-15
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range2005-12-31
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2005-07-13
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2002-08-22
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1997-09-14
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2001-08-22
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2000-06-04
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2005-07-22
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2005-07-22
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1997-09-11
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1999-09-26

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List Description

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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.


  • 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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