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

Showing Dave Covill's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (53 out of 53, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada1997-07-18
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada1997-07-18
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range1981-06-19
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range1996-07-13
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades2004-07-21
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains1997-07-04
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range1999-09-04
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges1989-09-03
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range1983-09-11
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range1983-09-11
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area1996-06-22
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area1996-06-22
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range1985-09-10
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains1991-09-01
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges2011-09-12
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada2009-07-20
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4340Sangre de Cristo Range1999-09-04
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317California Cascades2011-06-25
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains1993-09-05
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range1982-07-02
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains2011-09-03
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains1991-09-02
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range1990-07-01
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains1996-09-07
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains1996-08-01
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Wind River Range1999-08-01
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak4207Wind River Range1999-08-01
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1979-08-15
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range1998-08-12
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range1995-09-01
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range1999-06-26
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range1996-08-13
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak4097Uinta Range2006-07-15
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains1996-06-01
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range1998-06-15
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains1998-08-11
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains1996-05-31
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains1996-05-31
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains2000-07-04
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains2000-07-04
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range1981-10-16
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range2001-09-02
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2013-10-06
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges2003-08-30
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell3997Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2009-07-22
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range1995-10-31
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range2004-07-03
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range2004-07-03
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges2003-06-28
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground3981Front Range1999-09-26

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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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