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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-M
Range (Level 4) Prom-M
Ascent Date
16.CA-Fresno/CA-InyoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada882 
1.CA-Inyo/CA-TulareMount Whitney4418Sequoia Sierra Nevada3074 
40.CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1226 
42.CA-Madera/CA-TuolumneMount Lyell3997Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada597 
14.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges2193 
17.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317California Cascades2982 
5.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range16232007-08-19
6.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range02007-08-19
32.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains847 
13.CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range8962007-08-24
3.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range7252003-08-03
33.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range2242000-07-22
29.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range476 
11.CO-Clear Creek/CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range8502008-08-16
36.CO-ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains589 
10.CO-Custer/CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak-East Peak4352Sangre de Cristo Range36 
14.CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains12262009-08-18
22.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range6442005-08-07
19.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range16921999-10-10
43.CO-Fremont/CO-SaguacheBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range739 
12.CO-Gunnison/CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area7272004-07-11
7.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains13032006-08-13
27.CO-Huerfano/CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range11292010-05-28
47.CO-Jackson/CO-LarimerClark Peak3947Southern Wyoming Ranges850 
20.CO-La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains6732008-08-23
2.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range27772000-08-15
28.CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range743 
23.CO-Mineral/CO-SaguachePhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains4672012-07-28
34.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains875 
18.CO-OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains9362007-09-02
9.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges11771999-09-05
35.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains537 
8.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range13942008-09-07
24.CO-San Juan/CO-San MiguelVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains642 
21.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains2612009-08-17
45.CO-TellerDevils Playground3987Front Range461999-10-02
50.ID-CusterBorah Peak3859Lost River-Lemhi Ranges1835 
48.MT-ParkGranite Peak3901Absaroka Range1462 
44.NM-Mora/NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range1219 
38.NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range1039 
41.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges77 
46.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges2309 
30.UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range1941 
31.UT-Duchesne/UT-SummitGilbert Peak4097Uinta Range474 
49.UT-San JuanMount Peale3877Canyonlands1890 
4.WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades4026 
37.WY-Big Horn/WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains2160 
25.WY-Fremont/WY-SubletteGannett Peak4207Wind River Range2156 
39.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range1236 
26.WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1999 

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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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