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

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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra NevadaUnknown
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra NevadaUnknown
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch RangeUnknown
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch RangeUnknown
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington CascadesUnknown
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan MountainsUnknown
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado RangesUnknown
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range AreaUnknown
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range AreaUnknown
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front RangeUnknown
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan MountainsUnknown
18.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
19.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan MountainsUnknown
20.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front RangeUnknown
21.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan MountainsUnknown
22.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan MountainsUnknown
23.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch RangeUnknown
24.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan MountainsUnknown
25.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan MountainsUnknown
26.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River RangeUnknown
26.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River RangeUnknown
28.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big IslandUnknown
29.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
30.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front RangeUnknown
31.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front RangeUnknown
32.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta RangeUnknown
33.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta RangeUnknown
34.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan MountainsUnknown
35.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front RangeUnknown
36.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan MountainsUnknown
37.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan MountainsUnknown
38.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan MountainsUnknown
39.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn MountainsUnknown
39.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn MountainsUnknown
41.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
42.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin RangesUnknown
43.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
44.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
44.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
46.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front RangeUnknown
 AK-DenaliMount McKinley20,320West-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-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 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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