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

Showing Adam Helman's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (54 out of 60, or 90%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliMount McKinley20,320West-Central Alaska Range 
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 Nevada1980
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1980
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1993-09-04
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2006-08-31
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1992-07
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2000-07-14
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2000-07-14
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2000-07-14
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2006-09-06
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2006-09-03
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2007-08-11
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2005-08-08
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2005-08-08
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2005-08-07
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2005-08-07
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2000-07-10
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2004-09-01
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1995-08
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2000-08-18
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2006-09-03
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1994-07-01
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2006-09-05
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2000-07-13
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2006-08-13
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2004-09-02
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2005-08-12
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains2005-09-09
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2007-08-12
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2004-07-31
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2004-07-31
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island1998-04-19
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area2008-07-22
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2005-06-05
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2006-08-28
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2005-08-11
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1993-08
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2003-07-17
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2005-09-05
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2005-08-10
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2005-07-29
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2005-09-06
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2005-09-05
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2007-08-02
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2007-08-02
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1993-09-07
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2003-09-05
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 Range2005-09-07
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 Ranges2002-08-22
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2005-06-04

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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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