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

Showing Patrick Thornley's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (46 out of 60, or 76.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
1.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
3.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1993-07-18
3.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1993-07-18
5.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1994-09-03
6.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1994-09-05
7.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1995-08-25
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1996-09-08
9.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1997-06-07
10.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1997-07-24
11.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1999-08-09
12.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2000-06-06
12.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2000-06-06
14.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2000-07-25
15.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2000-08-21
16.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2000-09-07
17.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2000-09-10
18.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2001-09-01
19.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2002-08-05
20.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2002-10-02
21.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island2003-02-14
22.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2003-05-10
23.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2003-07-21
23.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2003-07-21
25.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2003-07-27
26.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2003-09-28
27.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range2004-06-25
28.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-14
28.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-14
28.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-14
31.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-28
31.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-28
33.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2004-09-18
34.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2005-07-02
35.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2005-07-03
36.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2005-07-16
37.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains2005-07-30
38.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2005-08-15
39.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2005-09-25
40.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2006-08-04
41.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2007-08-12
42.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2007-09-02
43.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2009-07-11
43.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2009-07-11
45.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2013-08-25
46.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2013-08-29
 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 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
 UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
 WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 

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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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