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

Showing Dave Covill's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (57 out of 60, or 95%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range2012-06-29
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains2003-06-08
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range2011-05-25
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1997-07-18
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1997-07-18
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1981-06-19
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1996-07-13
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2004-07-21
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1997-07-04
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1999-09-04
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1989-09-03
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1983-09-11
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1983-09-11
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1996-06-22
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1996-06-22
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1985-09-10
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains1991-09-01
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2011-09-12
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2009-07-20
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range1999-09-04
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2011-06-25
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1993-09-05
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1982-07-02
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2011-09-03
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1991-09-02
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1990-07-01
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1996-09-07
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains1996-08-01
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1999-08-01
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1999-08-01
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island1999-10-09
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1979-08-15
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range1998-08-12
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range1995-09-01
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1999-06-26
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1996-08-13
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2006-07-15
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains1996-06-01
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range1998-06-15
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains1998-08-11
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1996-05-31
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1996-05-31
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2002-07-04
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2002-07-04
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1981-10-16
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2001-09-02
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2013-10-06
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2003-08-30
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2009-07-22
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range1995-10-31
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2004-07-03
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2004-07-03
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2003-06-28
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1999-09-26

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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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