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

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4)
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4340Sangre de Cristo Range
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground3981Front Range
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Wind River Range
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak4207Wind River Range
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak4097Uinta Range
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell3997Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317California Cascades
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains

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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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