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

Showing Andy Boos's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (18 out of 60, or 30%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1991-06-23
2.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1991-07-08
3.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1995-08-03
4.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2001-09-04
5.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada2001-09-07
5.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada2001-09-07
7.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2005-05-31
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range2005-06-02
9.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range2008-04-30
10.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2009-07-08
10.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2009-07-08
12.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2009-10-22
13.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island2010-11-25
14.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2011-07-01
15.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2013-06-17
16.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range2014-06-24
17.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2015-07-04
17.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2015-07-04
 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-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range 
 CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains 
 CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges 
 CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
 CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
 CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
 CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
 CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range 
 CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
 CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains 
 CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains 
 CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
 CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
 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-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
 CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan 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 
 CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front 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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