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

Showing Layne Bracy's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (39 out of 60, or 65%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliMount McKinley20,320West-Central Alaska Range 
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range 
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada2000-08-12
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada2000-08-12
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range2002-07-22
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2003-08-16
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2000-06-29
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2003-08-13
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2003-08-13
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-27
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2003-07-19
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2003-07-31
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2002-09-05
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2002-07-20
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2002-07-20
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2002-10-19
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2002-10-19
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2003-07-10
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2003-08-14
23.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges 
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2003-07-31
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades 
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2003-07-18
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2002-09-26
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2003-09-05
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2003-10-25
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2003-08-23
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains2005-07-02
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2004-08-21
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island2002-07-04
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2003-11-01
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2005-06-18
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2003-12-06
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range 
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2010-09-03
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2005-07-01
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2003-12-04
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2004-07-07
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2005-07-01
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2005-07-01
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range2002-07-24
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2002-07-26
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2005-05-07
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges 
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2004-01-02

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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.

Acknowledgements

  • 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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