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

Showing Susan Paul's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (36 out of 60, or 60%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2003-10-16
2.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2004-09-06
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range2004-09-26
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2005-08-06
5.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2005-09-04
6.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2006-04-29
7.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2006-05-31
7.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2006-05-31
9.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2006-08-19
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2006-09-02
10.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2006-09-02
12.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2006-11-11
13.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2007-06-26
14.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2007-08-05
15.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2007-08-21
16.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2007-09-09
17.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2008-07-09
17.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2008-07-09
19.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2008-09-07
20.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2008-09-21
20.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2008-09-21
20.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2008-09-21
23.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2008-10-04
24.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2008-11-08
25.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range2009-05-24
26.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains2009-06-28
27.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2009-07-19
27.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2009-07-19
29.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2009-08-02
30.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada2009-08-11
30.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada2009-08-11
32.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2009-08-13
33.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2009-08-14
34.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2009-08-29
35.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2009-08-30
36.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2009-09-20
 AK-DenaliMount McKinley20,320West-Central Alaska Range 
 AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
 AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
 AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range 
 AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
 CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades 
 CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
 HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
 CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
 UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range 
 UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
 WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges 

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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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