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

Showing Joe Lavelle's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (24 out of 53, or 45.28%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1995-07-03
2.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1996-09-01
2.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1996-09-01
4.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range1996-09-09
5.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1997-07-21
6.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1997-08-20
7.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1997-12-13
8.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1998-05-23
9.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1998-06-06
10.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range1999-07-10
11.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1999-09-13
12.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2001-05-19
13.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada2001-10-05
13.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada2001-10-05
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2002-06-16
16.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2002-07-27
17.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2002-08-09
17.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2002-08-09
19.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2003-07-14
19.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2003-07-14
21.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2003-08-06
21.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2003-08-06
23.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2003-08-14
24.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2006-08-10
 WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades 
 CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
 CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
 CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
 WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
 WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
 CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range 
 UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range 
 UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
 CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
 CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
 CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
 CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
 WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
 WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn 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 
 NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges 
 CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range 

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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) 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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