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

Showing Josh Carlson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (27 out of 60, or 45%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range2002-05
2.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains2003-09
3.NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range2005-07
4.CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range2006-07
4.UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range2006-07
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada2009-07
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada2009-07
8.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges2009-08
9.WY-Big HornCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains2010-08-19
9.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains2010-08-19
11.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges2011-06-07
12.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range2011-06-10
12.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range2011-06-10
12.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range2011-06-10
15.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range2011-06-11
16.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range2012-06-04
17.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges2012-06-05
18.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range2013-07-23
18.CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range2013-07-23
20.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area2013-07-27
20.CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area2013-07-27
22.CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range2013-07-29
23.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea4205Hawaii Big Island2013-10-15
24.CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range2015-02-14
25.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range2015-07-02
26.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range2017-08-17
26.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4340Sangre de Cristo Range2017-08-17
 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 
 CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range 
 WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades 
 CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges 
 CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada 
 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 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front 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-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 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 
 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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