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

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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra NevadaUnknown
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra NevadaUnknown
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range2011-04-02
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2011-03-19
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2011-07-09
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2011-07-22 b
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2011-07-22 b
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2011-07-22 a
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2011-07-17
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range 
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2011-07-24 c
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2010-12-04
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2010-12-04
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2012-05-19 a
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2012-05-19 a
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2011-09-29
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains 
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2010-07-05 a
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2016-09-10
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range 
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2011-06-26
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains 
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2010-08-28
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2012-08-19 b
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2013-05-25
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2012-07-01 d
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area2012-09-03
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2012-07-15
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2011-08-20
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range 
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2012-10-06 a
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2012-03-17
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2012-08-23
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2011-09-05
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2012-10-07
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range2011-07-31 b
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2013-10-06
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2009-10-03
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges 
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2011-07-17

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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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