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Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48

Showing Chris Ells's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (20 out of 50, or 40%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,246 
2.CA-Inyo/CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada10,078 
3.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades9762 
4.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90732000-08-15
5.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges7563 
6.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges7196 
7.WY-Fremont/WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range7076 
8.WY-Big Horn/WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains7067 
9.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area6530 
10.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range6348 
11.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721Canyonlands6161 
12.ID-CusterBorah Peak12,662Lost River-Lemhi Ranges5982 
13.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101999-10-10
14.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262007-08-19
15.MT-ParkGranite Peak12,799Absaroka Range4759 
16.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range45342008-09-07
17.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains42772006-08-13
18.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range4056 
19.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains40242009-08-18
20.NM-Mora/NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range4001 
21.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada3957 
22.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38621999-09-05
23.CO-Huerfano/CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range36662010-05-28
24.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range3409 
25.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains30302007-09-02
26.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29402007-08-24
27.CA-Fresno/CA-InyoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2894 
28.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2832 
29.CO-Jackson/CO-LarimerClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges2751 
30.CO-Clear Creek/CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27502008-08-16
31.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2740 
32.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2400 
33.CO-Fremont/CO-SaguacheBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2385 
34.CO-Gunnison/CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452004-07-11
35.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range23402003-08-03
36.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains21672008-08-23
37.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range21112005-08-07
38.CO-San Juan/CO-San MiguelVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2105 
39.CA-Madera/CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1894 
40.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1892 
41.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1723 
42.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563 
43.UT-Duchesne/UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range1554 
44.CO-Mineral/CO-SaguachePhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains14952012-07-28
45.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains8572009-08-17
46.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range6942000-07-22
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges253 
48.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1201999-10-02
49.CO-Custer/CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range40 
50.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range02007-08-19

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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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