Jump to Map of List Peaks Show List using Metric Units

Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States

Showing David Olson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (17 out of 51, or 33.33%)

RankStatePeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.ColoradoMount Elbert907314,433Sawatch Range1984-09-01
2.New MexicoSierra Blanca Peak553311,973Southeast New Mexico Ranges1985-12-27
3.CaliforniaMount Whitney10,07514,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1988-09-03
4.South DakotaHarney Peak29227242Black Hills1993-08-28
5.HawaiiMauna Kea13,79613,796Hawaii Big Island1994-12-11
6.AlabamaCheaha Mountain14452405Southern Appalachian Ridges1994-12-29
7.ArkansasMagazine Mountain21332753Ouachita Mountains1996-01-01
8.MinnesotaEagle Mountain13212301Superior Upland1996-07-27
9.OhioCampbell Hill6391549Lower Peninsula-Heartland1996-12-30
10.UtahKings Peak634813,528Uinta Range1997-07-21
11.IllinoisWilliams Hill6241064Lower Peninsula-Heartland1997-12-30
12.ArizonaMount Graham632010,720Southeast Arizona Ranges1998-05-25
13.West VirginiaSpruce Knob27814861Allegheny Mountains2001-07-28
14.TexasEmory Peak44857825Trans-Pecos Texas Ranges2003-02-16
15.LouisianaBossier Parish High Point230470Ouachita Mountains2003-07-06
 Louisiana or Driskill Mountain225535Ouachita Mountains1995-12-31
16.WisconsinBlue Mounds9341719Upper Mississippi Area2010-06-03
17.MarylandQuirauk Mountain14602140Northern Blue Ridge2011-05-01
 AlaskaMount McKinley20,15620,320West-Central Alaska Range 
 WashingtonMount Rainier13,21014,411South Washington Cascades 
 WyomingGannett Peak707613,804Wind River Range 
 Wyoming or Cloud Peak706713,167Bighorn Mountains1998-08-27
 IdahoBorah Peak598212,662Lost River-Lemhi Ranges 
 NevadaCharleston Peak824111,916South Great Basin Ranges 
 OregonMount Hood770611,239Oregon Cascades 
 MontanaCrazy Peak570911,209Central Montana Ranges 
 North CarolinaMount Mitchell60896684Central Blue Ridge Ranges 
 TennesseeClingmans Dome45036643Great Smoky Mountains 
 New HampshireMount Washington61486288White Mountains 
 New YorkMount Marcy49145344Adirondack Mountains 
 MaineKatahdin42885268Longfellow Mountains 
 NebraskaHogback Mountain5825062Central Great Plains 
 GeorgiaBrasstown Bald21084784Southern Blue Ridge Front 
 VermontMount Mansfield36334393Green Mountains 
 VirginiaApple Orchard Mountain28254225Northern Blue Ridge 
 KentuckyBlack Mountain18994139Cumberland Mountains 
 MassachusettsMount Greylock24633487Taconic Range 
 South CarolinaHogback Mountain10693189Southern Blue Ridge Front 
 OklahomaSugar Loaf Mountain18802560Ouachita Mountains 
 North DakotaBoundary Butte10312541Canadian Great Plains 
 PennsylvaniaShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point14402180Northern Appalachian Ridges 
 Pennsylvania or Tuscarora Mountain 2458Northern Appalachian Ridges2014-09-01
 Pennsylvania or Wills Mountain 2780Northern Appalachian Ridges 
 New JerseyHigh Point8831803Northern Appalachian Ridges 
 New Jersey or Hamburg Mountains High Point8751495Mid-Atlantic Highlands 
 MichiganBriar Hill10411706Lower Peninsula-Heartland 
 Michigan or Grove Hill 1703Lower Peninsula-Heartland 
 KansasPottawatomie County High Point2601560Central Great Plains 
 IowaCarroll County High Point3201560Upper Mississippi Area 
 Iowa or Pilot Knob3191450Upper Mississippi Area1995-12-26
 Iowa or Mount Earl300980Upper Mississippi Area 
 ConnecticutNorth Preston Hill8801450Taconic Range 
 Connecticut or Hanging Hills8301030New England Upland 
 MissouriMudlick Mountain6731313Ozark Plateau 
 Missouri or Clark Mountain6401440Ozark Plateau1997-12-29
 IndianaWashington County High Point4201050Lower Peninsula-Heartland 
 MississippiWinston County High Point382722Southeast Coast 
 Mississippi or Choctaw County High Point 723Southeast Coast 
 Mississippi or McCool Lookout 720Southeast Coast 
 Rhode IslandBeacon Pole Hill300550New England Upland 
 DelawareIron Hill200340Mid-Atlantic Highlands 
 FloridaSugarloaf Mountain245310Southeast Coast 
 District of ColumbiaMount Hamilton150230Northern Blue Ridge 

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.


     State Prominence


Map Showing Location of Peaks

 = Peaks climbed by David Olson   = Unclimbed peaks

Click on a peak to see its name and a clickable link.

(Map only shows peaks ranked by clean prominence)

Click Here for a Full Screen Map

This page has been served 542178 times since 2004-11-01.

Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page
Copyright © 1987-2015 by All Rights Reserved.