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

Showing David Hart's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (34 out of 53, or 64.15%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1983-10
2.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1986-11-06
2.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1986-11-06
4.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1986-11-16
5.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1986-11-22
6.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1987-02-01
7.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1987-06-13
7.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1987-06-13
9.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1987-07-05
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1987-07-26
10.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range1987-07-26
12.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1987-08-05
13.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1988-07-15
13.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1988-07-15
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1988-07-15
16.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1988-08-22
17.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1989-03-10
18.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1989-08-20
19.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains1990-06-22
20.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains1990-08-17
21.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1992-05-02
22.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2008-05-10
22.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2008-05-10
24.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2009-05-22
25.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2009-08-09
26.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2010-09-08
27.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2011-09-09
28.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2014-07-27
28.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2014-07-27
30.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area2014-07-31
31.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2014-08-02
31.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2014-08-02
33.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2015-08-15
34.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range2015-08-22
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
 CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
 CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front 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 
 NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges 
 CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
 NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front 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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