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

Showing Michael Cusick's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (22 out of 60, or 36.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2007-08-19 A
1.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2007-08-19 A
3.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2008-06-14
3.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,080Front Range2008-06-14
5.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2008-07-05 A
6.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range2008-08-09
7.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2008-08-23
8.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2009-07-16 B
9.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2009-08-08
10.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2009-08-29
10.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2009-08-29
12.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2009-12-01
13.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2010-06-05
14.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2010-07-03 A
15.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2012-07-07
16.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2012-07-24 A
17.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2012-07-24 B
17.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2012-07-24 B
19.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range2012-07-26
20.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2015-06-27
21.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range2015-08-21
22.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island2015-11-28 A
 AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range 
 AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
 AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,600Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
 AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range 
 AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
 CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada 
 CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada 
 WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades 
 CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,280Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range 
 CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges 
 CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
 CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades 
 CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
 CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
 WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
 WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
 CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
 UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
 CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
 CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
 CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
 CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
 WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges 
 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 
 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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