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

Showing Andy Martin's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (33 out of 60, or 55%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta RangeUnknown
1.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra NevadaUnknown
3.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1969
3.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1969
5.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1991-07-26
6.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1992-08-08
7.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1993-07-28
8.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1993-09-04
9.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1994-08-03
9.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1994-08-03
11.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains1994-09-24
12.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range1995-09-04
12.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range1995-09-04
14.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1996-07-13
15.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1996-08-14
15.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1996-08-14
17.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island1997-03-16
18.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1998-09-14
19.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1999-07-15
20.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2000-07-03
20.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2000-07-03
20.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2000-07-03
23.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2000-07-21
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2000-08-18
25.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2002-08-29
26.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2003-09-05
27.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2008-08-26
28.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2008-08-29
29.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2008-08-30
30.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2015-09-09
31.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2015-09-11
32.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2015-09-17
32.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2015-09-17
 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-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
 CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
 CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range 
 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 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
 CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
 CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
 CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range 
 CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
 CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
 WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre 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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