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

Showing Bill Wood's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (9 out of 60, or 15%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range2005-05-28
2.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range2008-06-21
3.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range2008-07-12
3.CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range2008-07-12
5.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges2008-08-30
6.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range2009-08-15
7.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains2009-09-05
8.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range2010-06-12
9.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range2012-09-29
 AK-DenaliDenali6190West-Central Alaska Range 
 AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias5489Southern Icefield Ranges 
 AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona5029Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
 AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather4671Fairweather Range 
 AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter4442West-Central Alaska Range 
 CA-InyoMount Whitney4418Sequoia Sierra Nevada 
 CA-TulareMount Whitney4418Sequoia Sierra Nevada 
 WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades 
 CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area 
 CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area 
 CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range 
 CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges 
 CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada 
 CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4340Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317California Cascades 
 CO-OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains 
 CO-La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains 
 CO-San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains 
 CO-San JuanVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes4216Hayes Range 
 WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Wind River Range 
 WY-SubletteGannett Peak4207Wind River Range 
 HI-HawaiiMauna Kea4205Hawaii Big Island 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
 CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range 
 CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range 
 UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range 
 UT-SummitGilbert Peak4097Uinta Range 
 CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains 
 CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains 
 CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains 
 CO-ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains 
 WY-Big HornCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains 
 NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges 
 CA-TuolumneMount Lyell3997Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-MoraTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges 
 CO-TellerDevils Playground3981Front 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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