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

Showing Greg Slayden's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (38 out of 60, or 63.33%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1989-04-25 b
2.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1989-05-09 c
3.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1989-05-19
4.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1989-06-10
5.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1989-06-13 a
5.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1989-06-13 a
7.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1990-09-03 f
7.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1990-09-03 f
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1990-09-05
10.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1990-09-07
11.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1992-08-20
12.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1992-08-30
13.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1992-09-10
13.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1992-09-10
15.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1992-09-13
16.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island1993-12-04
17.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1994-07-12
18.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1994-07-20 b
19.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1994-08-01
19.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1994-08-01
21.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range1997-05-27
22.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1997-07-27 c
23.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2009-09-07
24.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2009-09-09
25.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2009-09-11 a
26.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,070Front Range2010-09-01 a
27.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2010-09-03 a
28.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,260Sangre de Cristo Range2010-09-03 b
29.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2010-09-04 a
30.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2010-09-04 b
30.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2010-09-04 b
32.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2010-09-05
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2010-09-06
34.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2010-09-07
35.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2010-09-10
35.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2010-09-10
37.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2010-09-11 a
38.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2011-09-10
 AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
 AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,550Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
 AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range 
 AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
 CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains 
 CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains 
 CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains 
 CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
 CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front 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 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 

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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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