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

Showing Richard Carey's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (28 out of 53, or 52.83%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1973-09-03
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1973-09-03
3.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1988-06-04
4.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1988-09-24
5.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1989-06-03
6.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1989-09-06
7.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1991-07-03
8.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada1991-07-25
9.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1992-06-26
10.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1997-08-29
11.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1998-08-21
11.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1998-08-21
13.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1998-08-26
14.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2002-08-28
15.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2004-06-16
16.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range2004-07-25
17.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2004-07-26
18.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2007-10-01
18.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2007-10-01
20.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2014-07-15
20.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2014-07-15
20.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2014-07-15
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2014-07-16
24.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2014-07-17
24.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2014-07-17
26.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2014-07-23
26.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2014-07-23
28.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2016-07-23
 CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range 
 CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains 
 CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges 
 CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
 CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
 CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range 
 CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains 
 CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains 
 CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains 
 CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains 
 CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
 CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
 CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
 CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
 CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
 CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range 
 CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
 CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
 CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
 CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front 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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