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

Showing Duane Gilliland's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (34 out of 53, or 64.15%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
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
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1992-09-04
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
15.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
15.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2006-09-04
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2006-09-04
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2010-07-30
12.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,280Sangre de Cristo Range2010-07-30
52.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,080Front Range2005-09-21
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2011-08-29
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1992-08-12
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1992-08-12
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area2002-09-04
13.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
13.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range 
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range 
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1994-09-07
17.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range 
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1994-09-09
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2000-09-19
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1995-09-08
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range 
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2007-08-21
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2009-09-09
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2000-06-11
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2015-09-09
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1992-09-06
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1992-09-06
18.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2015-09-11
20.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2009-09-07
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2005-09-21
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2014-08-25
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2014-08-25
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2002-07-03
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2015-09-07
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1993-06-16
53.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2007-08-19
18.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2006-09-09
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains 
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2014-08-29

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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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