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

Showing David Olson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (46 out of 60, or 76.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1994-08-01
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1989-06-25
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1989-06-25
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1989-06-25
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1991-07-06
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range1986-08-10
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1986-09-21
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1986-09-21
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1998-08-27
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1998-08-27
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1995-09-06
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1987-06-14
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range1987-06-14
1.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range 
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1984-07-28
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range1997-07-22
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1981-07-18
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1981-07-18
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range1986-09-28
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains1994-09-24
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range1984-07-22
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1997-07-21
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1983-08-06
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island1994-12-11
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1984-09-01
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range 
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1983-09-18
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1984-09-09
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1986-08-03
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades 
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1986-09-02
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1988-08-09
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1988-09-03
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1988-09-03
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains1989-09-04
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1985-07-28
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1988-06-18
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1984-07-28
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains1996-09-22
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range1995-09-04
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range1995-09-04
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1985-08-24
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains1992-10-03
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range1995-10-08
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1986-07-05
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1999-07-06
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1991-07-05
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1988-08-08
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains1987-06-29

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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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