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

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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra NevadaUnknown
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra NevadaUnknown
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch RangeUnknown
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch RangeUnknown
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington CascadesUnknown
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan MountainsUnknown
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado RangesUnknown
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range AreaUnknown
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range AreaUnknown
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front RangeUnknown
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan MountainsUnknown
18.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
19.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan MountainsUnknown
20.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front RangeUnknown
21.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan MountainsUnknown
22.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan MountainsUnknown
23.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch RangeUnknown
24.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan MountainsUnknown
25.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan MountainsUnknown
26.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River RangeUnknown
26.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River RangeUnknown
28.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
29.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front RangeUnknown
30.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front RangeUnknown
31.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta RangeUnknown
32.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta RangeUnknown
33.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan MountainsUnknown
34.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front RangeUnknown
35.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan MountainsUnknown
36.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan MountainsUnknown
37.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan MountainsUnknown
38.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn MountainsUnknown
38.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn MountainsUnknown
40.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
41.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin RangesUnknown
42.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
43.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
43.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
45.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front RangeUnknown
 CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
 CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades 
 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 
 NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges 

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List Description

List Info

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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