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Counties with Largest Area

Showing John Stolk's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (32 out of 50, or 64%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Area-SqMiAscent Date
1.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area6,3381982-09-05
2.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Mount Whitney Group10,2241984-09-07
3.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range9,2491990-07-17
4.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063Snake Range8,8881991-08-14
5.AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak12,633Flagstaff Area18,6591992-04-07
6.AZ-PimaMount Lemmon9157Huachuca Area9,1952004-12-27
7.AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak9759Chiricahua Area6,2232005-11-23
8.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains20,1082005-12-19
9.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains7,3052005-12-20
10.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains8,1612006-04-18
11.NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Sacramento Mountains6,6312006-04-28
12.NV-ClarkCharleston Peak11,916Spring Mountains8,0892006-05-07
13.NV-NyeMount Jefferson11,941Toquima Range18,1472006-05-10
14.NV-PershingStar Peak9836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges6,0602006-06-03
15.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721La Sal Mountains7,9292006-06-11
16.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak11,031Stansbury Mountains7,0002006-06-18
17.NV-HumboldtGranite Peak9732Santa Rosa Mountains9,6442006-06-22
18.AZ-ApacheMount Baldy11,403White Mountains11,2182006-12-15
19.AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak8417Hualapai Mountains13,4682006-12-17
20.NV-LanderBunker Hill11,473Toiyabe Range5,5142007-05-12
21.NV-WashoeMount Rose10,776Carson Range6,5432007-05-28
22.OR-HarneySteens Mountain9733Steens Mountain Area10,2082007-06-21
23.NV-ElkoRuby Dome11,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains17,1802007-06-26
24.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area5,0612008-10-15
25.TX-BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges6,2002009-04-17
26.NM-SocorroSouth Baldy10,783West-Central Rio Grande Area6,6512009-06-02
27.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains5,8952009-06-05
28.UT-Box ElderBull Mountain9934Northwest Salt Lake Ranges5,7752009-06-24
29.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains5,5592009-07-30
30.OR-LakeCrane Mountain8456Warner Mountains8,3442014-06-08
31.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range6,9532014-09-03
32.UT-MillardMine Camp Peak10,222Pavant Range6,8222015-09-07
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades6,012 
 WY-AlbanyMedicine Bow Peak12,013Medicine Bow Mountains4,303 
 NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains6,931 
 NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge10,640Schell Creek Range10,632 
 WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area10,476 
 ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest9439Central Bitteroot Range8,482 
 NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Chuska Mountains5,537 
 NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains5,455 
 ID-OwyheeCinnabar Mountain8403Owyhee Mountains7,684 
 AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point8168Hopi-Navajo Mesas9,959 
 OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak8027Trout Creek Area9,912 
 AZ-YavapaiMount Union7979Prescott Area8,129 
 AZ-GilaMyrtle Point7960Mogollon Rim4,797 
 NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Sacramento Mountains6,078 
 AZ-YumaSignal Peak4877Kofa Area5,522 
 NE-CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills6,000 
 ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine6,809 
 MN-Saint LouisPike Mountain1950Northern Minnesota Ranges6,719 

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List Description

This list shows the highest points of the 50 largest counties in the US outside of Alaska. All but four of them are in nine western states. There is one each in Texas, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Maine.

Thanks to John Hasch for suggesting the addition of the Area column, greatly improving the usefulness of this list.


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