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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
20.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada 
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
18.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges 
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades 
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada 
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range 
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
17.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range 
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range 
13.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range 
12.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,280Sangre de Cristo Range 
18.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains 
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range 
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range 
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range 
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
15.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains 
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range 
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains 
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range 
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range 
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains 
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges 
15.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range 
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains 
13.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
52.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,080Front Range 
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range 
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges 
53.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges 
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range 
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades 
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range 
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 

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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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