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

Showing Bob Bolton's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (33 out of 53, or 62.26%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1965-09-05
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1965-09-05
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1994-09-09
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2000-09-19
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1967-07-09
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2005-09-20
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2005-09-20
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2005-09-20
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2002-07-03
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2008-08-30
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2008-08-26
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range 
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2015-09-11
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2006-09-09
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2009-09-07
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2008-08-30
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2004-07-03
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2015-09-09
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2005-09-21
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2014-08-29
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains 
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range 
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1992-08-12
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1992-08-12
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area2002-09-04
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2015-09-07
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1994-09-07
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range 
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2006-09-04
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2006-09-04
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range2005-09-18
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2011-08-29
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2006-10-16
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2014-08-25
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2014-08-25
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2004-09-09
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2005-09-21

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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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