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Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48

Showing Greg Gerlach's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (17 out of 50, or 34%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
35.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1723 
5.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262013-08-23
6.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range02013-08-23
50.ID-CusterBorah Peak12,662Lost River-Lemhi Ranges59822012-08-05
41.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2532013-08-10 2x
43.CO-Fremont/CO-SaguacheBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2385 
11.CO-Gunnison/CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345 
47.CO-Jackson/CO-LarimerClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges2751 
37.WY-Big Horn/WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains7067 
36.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1892 
8.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534 
16.CO-Custer/CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range40 
46.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120 
39.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range4056 
25.WY-Fremont/WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range7076 
31.UT-Duchesne/UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range1554 
26.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area6530 
48.MT-ParkGranite Peak12,799Absaroka Range47592012-08-07
10.CO-Clear Creek/CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2750 
28.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2400 
34.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2832 
33.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694 
30.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range63482012-08-10
12.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2940 
2.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90732013-08-19
3.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range23402013-08-21
9.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges3862 
42.CA-Madera/CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada18941986-07-04
22.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111 
49.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721Canyonlands6161 
4.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,210 
40.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada39571984-06-30
17.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades97622011-07-02
18.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3030 
1.CA-Inyo/CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada10,0782015-08-06 3x
13.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024 
15.CA-Fresno/CA-InyoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada28941984-08-23
29.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563 
23.CO-Mineral/CO-SaguachePhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1495 
19.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55102009-08-13
32.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2740 
44.NM-Mora/NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range4001 
7.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277 
24.CO-San Juan/CO-San MiguelVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2105 
27.CO-Huerfano/CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666 
38.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range34092013-08-24
45.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges75632014-07-04 2x
13.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges71962013-08-03 2x
21.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857 
20.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167 

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List Description

This list shows the fifty highest peaks in the 48 contiguous United States that are the highest point of a county. Note that this list is peak-based, not county-based. Many of the peaks in the list are the highest point in two counties, but there are still 50 peaks on it even though the number of counties represented is 57.

Many well-known fourteeners are not county high points and do not appear on this list.


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