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

Showing Steve Sheriff's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (25 out of 53, or 47.17%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2007-07-20
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1976
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1976
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades 
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1981-07-03
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada 
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2011-10-19
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1979-08-08
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1979-08-08
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1978-03-17
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1978-03-17
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1976-10-16
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range 
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range 
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range 
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range 
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1974
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains 
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1979-07-19
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains1981-06-25
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1981-06-29
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains 
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains 
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range 
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range 
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range 
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1980-09-14
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range1980-09-14
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range 
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1978
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range 
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1979-07-08
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range 
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1977-06-25
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada 
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada 
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1995-05-31
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1982-07-11
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1977
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges 
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1979
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1976
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1976
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 

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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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