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U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States

Showing John Vitz's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (41 out of 53, or 77.36%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1965-09-11
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1965-09-11
3.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1966-07-02
4.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1966-07-17
5.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1966-08-28
6.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada1967-08-13
7.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1968-06-23
8.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1968-07-05
9.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1972-07-02
10.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1984-06-08
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1984-06-11
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1984-06-11
11.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1984-06-11
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1984-06-18
15.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1984-06-22
16.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains1984-06-26
17.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1984-06-30
18.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1984-08-28
19.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1984-08-30
19.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1984-08-30
21.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1984-09-04
22.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1984-09-06
23.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1984-09-10
24.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1984-09-13
25.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1988-08-03
26.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1990-07-20
26.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1990-07-20
28.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains1990-08-01
29.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1990-08-05
30.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range1993-08-24
31.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1993-08-25
32.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2003-09-08
33.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2003-09-11
34.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2003-09-12
35.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2004-08-27
36.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-31
37.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2004-09-01
38.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2004-09-02
38.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2004-09-02
40.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2013-09-04
41.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2013-09-06
 WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades 
 CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
 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 
 CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
 WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 

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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) in the 48 contiguous United States. Note that well over half the counties on this list are in Colorado. Bob Packard climbed all of these summits by 1997.


  • 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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