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Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48

Showing Blaine Sorenson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (12 out of 50, or 24%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4) Prom-M Ascent Date
15.CA-Fresno/CA-InyoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada882 
1.CA-Inyo/CA-TulareMount Whitney4418Sequoia Sierra Nevada30712002-08-05
40.CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1206 
42.CA-Madera/CA-TuolumneMount Lyell3997Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada577 
13.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges2193 
17.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317California Cascades2976 
5.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range1623 
6.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range0 
32.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains835 
12.CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range896 
3.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range713 
33.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range212 
29.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range476 
10.CO-Clear Creek/CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range838 
36.CO-ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains577 
16.CO-Custer/CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak-East Peak4340Sangre de Cristo Range12 
13.CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains1226 
22.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range644 
19.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range1680 
43.CO-Fremont/CO-SaguacheBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range727 
11.CO-Gunnison/CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area715 
7.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains1303 
27.CO-Huerfano/CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range1117 
47.CO-Jackson/CO-LarimerClark Peak3947Southern Wyoming Ranges838 
20.CO-La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains661 
2.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range27652001-09-01
28.CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range731 
23.CO-Mineral/CO-SaguachePhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains455 
34.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains863 
18.CO-OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains924 
9.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges1177 
35.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains525 
8.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range1382 
24.CO-San Juan/CO-San MiguelVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains642 
21.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains261 
46.CO-TellerDevils Playground3981Front Range40 
50.ID-CusterBorah Peak3859Lost River-Lemhi Ranges18232001-07-20
48.MT-ParkGranite Peak3901Absaroka Range14502009-08-21
44.NM-Mora/NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range1219 
38.NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range10392001-09-06
41.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges772002-08-01
45.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges23061996-07-24
30.UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range19352000-09-16
31.UT-Duchesne/UT-SummitGilbert Peak4097Uinta Range4742010-08-13
49.UT-San JuanMount Peale3877Canyonlands18782012-10-20
4.WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades40262009-07-16
37.WY-Big Horn/WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains2154 
25.WY-Fremont/WY-SubletteGannett Peak4207Wind River Range21562010-09-27
39.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range1236 
26.WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1990 

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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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