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Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States

Showing Charles Zerphey's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (28 out of 51, or 54.9%)

RankStatePeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AlaskaMount McKinley20,15620,320West-Central Alaska Range 
2.CaliforniaMount Whitney10,07514,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1997-08-12
3.ColoradoMount Elbert907314,433Sawatch Range1997-07-04
4.WashingtonMount Rainier13,21014,411South Washington Cascades1999-07-09
5.WyomingGannett Peak707613,804Wind River Range1998-08-19
 Wyoming or Cloud Peak706713,167Bighorn Mountains 
6.HawaiiMauna Kea13,79613,796Hawaii Big Island2000-07-27
7.UtahKings Peak634813,528Uinta Range1997-08-01
8.IdahoBorah Peak598212,662Lost River-Lemhi Ranges1998-07-29
9.New MexicoSierra Blanca Peak553311,973Southeast New Mexico Ranges 
10.NevadaCharleston Peak824111,916South Great Basin Ranges 
11.OregonMount Hood770611,239Oregon Cascades1998-06-28
12.MontanaCrazy Peak570911,209Central Montana Ranges 
13.ArizonaMount Graham632010,720Southeast Arizona Ranges 
14.TexasEmory Peak44857825Trans-Pecos Texas Ranges 
15.South DakotaHarney Peak29227242Black Hills1996-08-27
16.North CarolinaMount Mitchell60896684Central Blue Ridge Ranges1996-03-16
17.TennesseeClingmans Dome45036643Great Smoky Mountains1996-03-14
18.New HampshireMount Washington61486288White Mountains1995-09-14
19.New YorkMount Marcy49145344Adirondack Mountains1995-09-11
20.MaineKatahdin42885268Longfellow Mountains1996-10-06
21.NebraskaHogback Mountain5825062Central Great Plains 
22.West VirginiaSpruce Knob27814861Allegheny Mountains1995-09-18
23.GeorgiaBrasstown Bald21084784Southern Blue Ridge Front1995-03-12
24.VermontMount Mansfield36334393Green Mountains1995-09-13
25.VirginiaApple Orchard Mountain28254225Northern Blue Ridge2006-08-01
26.KentuckyBlack Mountain18994139Cumberland Mountains1996-03-18
27.MassachusettsMount Greylock24633487Taconic Range1995-10-08
28.South CarolinaHogback Mountain10693189Southern Blue Ridge Front 
29.ArkansasMagazine Mountain21332753Ouachita Mountains1996-02-19
30.OklahomaSugar Loaf Mountain18802560Ouachita Mountains 
31.North DakotaBoundary Butte10312541Canadian Great Plains 
32.AlabamaCheaha Mountain14452405Southern Appalachian Ridges1996-02-23
33.MinnesotaEagle Mountain13212301Superior Upland1996-07-27
34.PennsylvaniaShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point14402180Northern Appalachian Ridges2003-04-02
 Pennsylvania or Tuscarora Mountain 2458Northern Appalachian Ridges2003-04-21
 Pennsylvania or Wills Mountain 2780Northern Appalachian Ridges 
35.MarylandQuirauk Mountain14602140Northern Blue Ridge2006-07-06
36.New JerseyHigh Point8831803Northern Appalachian Ridges1995-10-07
 New Jersey or Hamburg Mountains High Point8751495Mid-Atlantic Highlands 
37.WisconsinBlue Mounds9341719Upper Mississippi Area 
38.MichiganBriar Hill10411706Lower Peninsula-Heartland 
 Michigan or Grove Hill 1703Lower Peninsula-Heartland 
39.IowaCarroll County High Point3201560Upper Mississippi Area 
 Iowa or Pilot Knob3191450Upper Mississippi Area 
 Iowa or Mount Earl300980Upper Mississippi Area 
39.KansasPottawatomie County High Point2601560Central Great Plains 
41.OhioCampbell Hill6391549Lower Peninsula-Heartland1996-01-05
42.ConnecticutNorth Preston Hill8801450Taconic Range 
 Connecticut or Hanging Hills8301030New England Upland 
43.MissouriMudlick Mountain6731313Ozark Plateau 
 Missouri or Clark Mountain6401440Ozark Plateau 
44.IllinoisWilliams Hill6241064Lower Peninsula-Heartland 
45.IndianaWashington County High Point4201050Lower Peninsula-Heartland 
46.MississippiWinston County High Point382722Southeast Coast 
 Mississippi or Choctaw County High Point 723Southeast Coast 
 Mississippi or McCool Lookout 720Southeast Coast 
47.Rhode IslandBeacon Pole Hill300550New England Upland 
48.LouisianaBossier Parish High Point230470Ouachita Mountains 
 Louisiana or Driskill Mountain225535Ouachita Mountains1996-02-20
49.DelawareIron Hill200340Mid-Atlantic Highlands 
50.FloridaSugarloaf Mountain245310Southeast Coast2002-12-11
51.District of ColumbiaMount Hamilton150230Northern Blue Ridge 

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