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

Showing Petter Bjørstad's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (35 out of 60, or 58.33%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliDenali6190West-Central Alaska Range2006-06-14
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias5489Southern Icefield Ranges 
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona5029Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather4671Fairweather Range 
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter4442West-Central Alaska Range 
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney4418Sequoia Sierra Nevada1978-08
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney4418Sequoia Sierra Nevada1978-08
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range1997-07
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range2000-08-27
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades2003-08-26
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range2001-06-13
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range2001-06-13
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range 
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains2001-04-13
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range2001-06-09
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges2000-08-15
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range1997-07
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range1997-07
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area2001-07-13
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area2001-07-13
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range1986-08
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains2001-08-17
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges2005-10-15
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada 
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4340Sangre de Cristo Range2001-06-09
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317California Cascades1979-06
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains2001-07-12
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range2001-05-13
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains2001-07-10
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains2001-08-16
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range1997-08
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains 
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains 
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes4216Hayes Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Wind River Range2012-07-28
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak4207Wind River Range2012-07-28
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea4205Hawaii Big Island1980-09
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area2012-08-02
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range 
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range 
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range 
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range2008-07-26
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak4097Uinta Range 
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains 
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range2000-11-04
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains 
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains 
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains 
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains2012-08-12
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains2012-08-12
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range1993-06
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range 
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges 
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell3997Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range 
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range 
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range 
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges2008-07-03
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground3981Front 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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