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

Showing John Murphy's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 53, or 7.55%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada1978-08-09
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada1978-08-09
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range 
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range 
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades 
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range 
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range 
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range 
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains 
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range 
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges 
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range 
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range 
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area 
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area 
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range 
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains 
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges 
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada 
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4340Sangre de Cristo Range 
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317California Cascades 
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains 
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range 
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains 
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains 
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range 
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains 
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains 
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Wind River Range 
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak4207Wind River Range 
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range 
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range 
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range 
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range 
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak4097Uinta Range 
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains 
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range 
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains 
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains 
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains 
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains 
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains 
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range 
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range 
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2014-07-13
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges 
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell3997Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2016-07-03
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range 
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range 
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range 
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges 
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground3981Front 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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