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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.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2000-06-29
2.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada2000-08-12
2.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada2000-08-12
4.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island2002-07-04
5.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2002-07-20
5.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2002-07-20
7.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range2002-07-22
8.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range2002-07-24
9.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2002-07-26
10.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2002-09-05
11.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2002-09-26
12.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2002-10-19
12.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2002-10-19
14.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2003-07-10
15.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2003-07-18
16.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2003-07-19
17.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2003-07-31
17.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2003-07-31
19.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2003-08-13
19.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2003-08-13
21.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2003-08-14
22.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2003-08-16
23.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2003-08-23
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2003-09-05
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2003-10-25
26.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2003-11-01
27.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2003-12-04
28.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2003-12-06
29.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2004-01-02
30.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2004-07-07
31.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2004-08-21
32.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-27
33.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2005-05-07
34.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2005-06-18
35.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2005-07-01
35.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2005-07-01
35.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2005-07-01
38.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains2005-07-02
39.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2010-09-03
 AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range 
 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 
 CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
 CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
 WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
 WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
 UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range 
 WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges 

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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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