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

Showing Bob Schwab's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (31 out of 53, or 58.49%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1981-08-10
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1981-08-10
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1983-07-21
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1995-09-03
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1993-07-27
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-05
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-05
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-05
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1998-07-24
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range 
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1983-07-20
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1982-07-20
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1982-07-20
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1998-07-19
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1998-07-19
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1982-07-16
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains 
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges 
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range 
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1980-08-16
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2004-07-30
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1975-07
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains 
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains 
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1998-07-21
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 Area 
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-02
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2008-07-13
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1995-08-31
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta RangeUnknown
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2004-08-07
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2008-07-09
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2004-08-03
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2004-08-06
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1995-08-10
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1995-08-16
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 Ranges2003-08-10
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2001-07-17

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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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