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

Showing Gordon MacLeod's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (43 out of 60, or 71.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range 
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,600Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range 
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1959-09-06
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1959-09-06
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1981-07-31
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1979-08-02
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1965-08-15
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1980-08-15
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1980-08-15
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range 
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1980-08-05
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1980-08-12
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1981-08-03
17.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,280Sangre de Cristo Range 
18.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1982-07-25
18.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1982-07-25
20.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1979-08-05
20.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1979-08-05
22.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1982-07-29
23.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains1978-07-29
23.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1964-05-17
25.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada1965-09-06
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1965-08-17
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1978-07-26
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1981-08-05
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains1978-07-24
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1978-07-28
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1979-07-29
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains1992-08-18
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1966-08-23
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1966-08-23
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island 
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1964-08-25
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range 
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1991-08-22
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1983-08-01
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2003-08-25
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains1995-07-23
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range 
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1995-07-21
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1995-07-26
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1988-07-29
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1988-07-29
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1981-08-10
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1963-09-22
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1963-06-30
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1963-09-01
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range1981-08-14
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range1981-08-14
59.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,080Front Range 
60.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1964-10-17

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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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