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

Showing Paul Garry's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (25 out of 60, or 41.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2003-09-21
2.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2003-09-24
3.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2003-10-12
3.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2003-10-12
5.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2006-06-11
6.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2007-06-23
7.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2007-06-29
8.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2007-09-16
9.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2010-07-31
10.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2010-09-25
11.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range2011-06-06
12.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2012-07-01
13.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2012-07-02
14.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2012-07-04
15.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range2012-08-10
15.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2012-08-10
17.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range2012-12-23
18.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2013-07-06
18.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2013-07-06
20.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2014-06-29
20.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2014-06-29
20.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2014-06-29
23.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2015-07-05
24.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2016-06-11
24.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2016-06-11
 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 
 CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range 
 CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range 
 CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains 
 CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges 
 CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
 CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
 CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range 
 CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains 
 CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
 CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
 WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
 WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River 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 
 CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
 CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
 CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range 
 CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
 CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
 CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
 WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 

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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.


  • 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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