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

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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island1975-10
2.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1992-08-12
2.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1992-08-12
4.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1992-09-04
5.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1992-09-06
5.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1992-09-06
7.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1993-06-16
8.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1994-09-07
9.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1994-09-09
10.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1995-09-08
11.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2000-06-11
12.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2000-09-19
13.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2002-07-03
14.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area2002-09-04
15.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range2004-06-25
16.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2005-09-20
16.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2005-09-20
16.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2005-09-20
19.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2005-09-21
19.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2005-09-21
21.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2006-09-04
21.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2006-09-04
23.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2006-09-09
24.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2007-08-19
25.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2007-08-21
26.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2009-09-07
27.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2009-09-09
28.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2010-07-30
28.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2010-07-30
30.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2011-08-29
31.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2014-08-25
31.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2014-08-25
33.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2014-08-29
34.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2015-09-07
35.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2015-09-09
36.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2015-09-11
 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-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
 CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
 CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
 CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
 CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range 
 CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San 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 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
 CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
 UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta 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 
 CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 

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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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