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

Showing Ken Oeser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (32 out of 60, or 53.33%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1994-09-05
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1994-09-05
3.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1995-08-16
4.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1996-08-06
5.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1996-08-08
6.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1997-08-08
7.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1998-06-25
8.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island2000-07-27
9.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2000-08-15
9.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2000-08-15
11.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2002-07-20
11.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2002-07-20
13.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2002-07-21
13.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2002-07-21
15.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-26
15.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-26
15.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-26
18.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2004-08-27
19.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-28
19.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-28
21.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2007-07-12
22.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2007-09-01
23.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2007-09-02
24.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2009-09-07
25.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2011-06-25
26.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2012-08-30
27.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2012-08-31
27.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2012-08-31
29.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2012-09-01
30.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2012-09-02
31.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2012-09-04
32.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2015-08-14
 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 
 CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains 
 CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
 CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
 CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
 CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
 UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
 CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
 CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range 
 CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
 CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
 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 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 

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List Description

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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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