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Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States

Showing Dick Ellsworth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (32 out of 51, or 62.75%)

RankStatePeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.West VirginiaSpruce Knob27814861Allegheny MountainsUnknown
1.IowaPilot Knob3271453Upper Mississippi AreaUnknown
3.CaliforniaMount Whitney10,07814,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1963-09-24
4.IdahoBorah Peak598212,662Lost River-Lemhi Ranges1972-07-30
5.WyomingGannett Peak707613,804Wind River Range1973-07-28
 Wyoming or Cloud Peak706713,167Bighorn Mountains 
6.AlaskaDenali20,14620,310West-Central Alaska Range1984-06-08
7.WisconsinBlue Mounds9341719Upper Mississippi Area2001
7.IllinoisWilliams Hill6241064Lower Peninsula-Heartland2001
9.HawaiiMauna Kea13,79613,796Hawaii Big Island2001-03-18
10.ArkansasMagazine Mountain21332753Ouachita Mountains2002
11.MinnesotaEagle Mountain13212301Superior Upland2003
11.OhioCampbell Hill6391549Lower Peninsula-Heartland2003
13.South DakotaBlack Elk Peak29117231Black Hills2004
14.New HampshireMount Washington61486288White Mountains2004-06-11
15.MassachusettsMount Greylock24633487Taconic Range2005
15.New JerseyHigh Point8831803Northern Appalachian Ridges2005
 New Jersey or Hamburg Mountains High Point8751495Mid-Atlantic Highlands 
15.VermontMount Mansfield36334393Green Mountains2005
15.MissouriMudlick Mountain6731313Ozark Plateau2005
 Missouri or Clark Mountain6401440Ozark PlateauUnknown
19.AlabamaCheaha Mountain14452405Southern Appalachian Ridges2006
19.GeorgiaBrasstown Bald21084784Southern Blue Ridge Front2006
19.KentuckyBlack Mountain18994139Cumberland Mountains2006
19.North CarolinaMount Mitchell60896684Central Blue Ridge Ranges2006
19.TennesseeClingmans Dome45036643Great Smoky Mountains2006
24.New MexicoSierra Blanca Peak553311,973Southeast New Mexico Ranges2010-06-17 c
25.IndianaWashington County High Point4201050Lower Peninsula-Heartland2010-12-30
26.VirginiaApple Orchard Mountain28254225Northern Blue Ridge2011-06-05
27.KansasPottawatomie County High Point2601560Central Great Plains2011-07-17
28.FloridaSugarloaf Mountain245310Southeast Coast2014-12-16
29.TexasEmory Peak44857825Trans-Pecos Texas Ranges2015-03-20
30.MarylandQuirauk Mountain14602140Northern Blue Ridge2015-09-05 a
31.NebraskaHogback Mountain5825062Central Great Plains2015-10-07 b
32.North DakotaBoundary Butte10312541Canadian Great Plains2015-10-11 a
 MississippiChoctaw County High Point383723Southeast Coast 
 Mississippi or Winston County High Point382722Southeast Coast 
 Mississippi or McCool Lookout120720Southeast Coast 
 Rhode IslandBeacon Pole Hill300550New England Upland 
 LouisianaBossier Parish High Point230470Ouachita Mountains 
 Louisiana or Driskill Mountain225535Ouachita Mountains2011-06-16
 DelawareIron Hill200340Mid-Atlantic Highlands 
 District of ColumbiaMount Hamilton150230Northern Blue Ridge 
 PennsylvaniaShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point14402180Northern Appalachian Ridges 
 Pennsylvania or Tuscarora Mountain14382458Northern Appalachian RidgesUnknown
 Pennsylvania or Wills Mountain14202780Northern Appalachian Ridges 
 ConnecticutNorth Preston Hill8801450Taconic Range 
 Connecticut or Hanging Hills8301030New England Upland 
 South CarolinaHogback Mountain10693189Southern Blue Ridge Front 
 MichiganBriar Hill10411706Lower Peninsula-Heartland 
 Michigan or Grove Hill3941703Lower Peninsula-Heartland 
 OklahomaSugar Loaf Mountain18802560Ouachita Mountains 
 MaineKatahdin42885268Longfellow Mountains 
 New YorkMount Marcy49145344Adirondack Mountains 
 MontanaCrazy Peak570911,209Central Montana Ranges 
 WashingtonMount Rainier13,21014,411South Washington Cascades 
 UtahKings Peak634813,528Uinta Range 
 ArizonaMount Graham632010,720Southeast Arizona Ranges 
 ColoradoMount Elbert907314,433Sawatch Range 
 NevadaCharleston Peak824111,916South Great Basin Ranges 
 OregonMount Hood770611,239Oregon Cascades 

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