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

Showing David Olson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (45 out of 53, or 84.91%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1981-07-18
1.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1981-07-18
3.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1983-08-06
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1983-09-18
5.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range1984-07-22
6.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1984-07-28
6.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1984-07-28
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1984-09-01
9.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1984-09-09
10.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1985-07-28
11.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1985-08-24
12.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1986-07-05
13.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1986-08-03
14.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range1986-08-10
15.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1986-09-02
16.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1986-09-21
16.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1986-09-21
18.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range1986-09-28
19.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1987-06-14
19.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range1987-06-14
21.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains1987-06-29
22.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1988-06-18
23.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1988-08-08
24.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1988-08-09
25.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1988-09-03
25.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1988-09-03
27.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1989-06-25
27.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1989-06-25
27.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1989-06-25
30.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains1989-09-04
31.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1991-07-05
32.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1991-07-06
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains1992-10-03
34.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1994-08-01
35.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains1994-09-24
36.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range1995-09-04
36.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range1995-09-04
38.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1995-09-06
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range1995-10-08
40.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains1996-09-22
41.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1997-07-21
42.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range1997-07-22
43.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1998-08-27
43.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1998-08-27
45.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1999-07-06
 WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
 WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
 WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
 CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 

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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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