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

Showing Chris Gilsdorf's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (50 out of 60, or 83.33%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2009-08-15
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2009-08-15
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range2009-09-10
4.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2009-09-12
5.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2010-08-21
6.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2010-09-25
7.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2010-09-26
7.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2010-09-26
9.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2010-10-02
10.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2011-03-19
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2011-05-29
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2011-05-29
11.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2011-05-29
14.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2011-07-01
15.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2011-08-07
16.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range2011-09-17
17.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2011-09-25
18.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2011-10-15
19.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2011-12-16
20.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2012-04-28
20.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2012-04-28
22.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains2012-05-28
23.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2012-06-23
24.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2012-06-24
25.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2012-06-25
26.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2012-06-30
26.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2012-06-30
28.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2012-07-29
29.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2012-09-16
29.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2012-09-16
31.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2012-09-29
31.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2012-09-29
33.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2013-05-26
33.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2013-05-26
35.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2013-06-27
36.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2014-07-10
37.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2014-07-20
38.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2014-07-26
39.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range2014-07-27
40.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2014-09-14
41.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2014-10-04
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2014-10-04
43.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2014-10-05
44.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2014-10-18
45.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2015-07-25
46.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2015-07-26
47.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2016-08-16
48.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2017-08-06
49.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area2017-08-11
50.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island2018-03-29
 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 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 

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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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