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

Showing Edward Earl's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (40 out of 60, or 66.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range2004-06-04
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range 
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1986-06-20
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1986-06-20
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1993-09-04
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2008-09-01
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1995-07-17
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2003-09-01
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2003-09-01
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2003-09-01
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2006-09-06
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2010-07-30 08
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2008-09-02 10
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1986-08-04
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2004-09-01
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1995-07-10
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2000-08-18
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2010-07-30 09
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1994-07-01
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2006-09-05
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2003-09-02 15
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains 
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2004-09-02
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range 
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1998-08-06
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1998-08-06
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island1998-04-19
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1986-07-24
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2003-08-31
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1986-07-30
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range1991-09-16
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range 
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2006-09-04
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2002-08-01
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2002-08-01
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1993-09-07
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2006-08-11
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1999-10-03
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1994-07-04
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2001-08-18
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2003-06-21
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2003-06-21
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1991-07-21
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2003-09-02 14

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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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