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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-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan MountainsUnknown
1.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan MountainsUnknown
1.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
1.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front RangeUnknown
1.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front RangeUnknown
1.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan MountainsUnknown
1.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front RangeUnknown
1.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan MountainsUnknown
1.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan MountainsUnknown
1.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan MountainsUnknown
1.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka RangeUnknown
1.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
1.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
1.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
15.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1979-08-15
16.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1981-06-19
17.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1981-10-16
18.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
18.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
18.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
21.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1982-07-02
22.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1983-09-11
22.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1983-09-11
24.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1985-09-10
25.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1989-09-03
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1990-07-01
27.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains1991-09-01
28.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1991-09-02
29.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1993-09-05
30.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1996-06-22
30.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1996-06-22
32.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1996-07-13
33.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1996-08-13
34.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1997-07-04
35.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1997-07-18
35.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1997-07-18
37.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1999-08-01
37.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1999-08-01
39.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1999-09-04
39.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range1999-09-04
41.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1999-09-26
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2002-07-04
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2002-07-04
44.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2003-06-27
45.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2003-08-30
46.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2004-07-21
47.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2005-08-01
48.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2009-07-20
49.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2009-07-22
50.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2011-06-25
51.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2011-09-03
52.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2011-09-12
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2013-10-06

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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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