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Counties with Largest Area

Showing Bill Hebert's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (31 out of 50, or 62%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Area-SqMiAscent Date
1.ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain2220Northern Maine6,8091964-07 b
2.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group10,2241979-08-09 A
3.NV-WashoeMount Rose10,776Carson Range6,5431985-07-07
4.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721La Sal Mountains7,9291991-08-01 a
5.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains5,8951993-09-03
6.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range9,2491998-08-27
7.OR-HarneySteens Mountain9733Steens Mountain Area10,2081999-08-30
8.OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak8027Trout Creek Area9,9121999-09-05
9.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades6,0121999-09-24
10.AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak9759Chiricahua Area6,2232000-02-05
11.AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak8417Hualapai Mountains13,4682000-02-07
12.AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak12,633Flagstaff Area18,6592003-04-15
13.NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Sacramento Mountains6,6312003-05-03
14.AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point8168Hopi-Navajo Mesas9,9592003-06-07
15.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak11,031Stansbury Mountains7,0002003-06-14
16.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063Snake Range8,8882003-06-17
17.NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge10,640Schell Creek Range10,6322003-06-25
18.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains7,3052003-07-14 a
19.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains20,1082003-07-25 a
20.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains8,1612003-08-08 b
21.NV-ClarkCharleston Peak11,916Spring Mountains8,0892003-08-15 a
22.NV-HumboldtGranite Peak9732Santa Rosa Mountains9,6442003-09-01
23.ID-OwyheeCinnabar Mountain8403Owyhee Mountains7,6842003-09-02
24.AZ-ApacheMount Baldy11,403White Mountains11,2182005-05-12
25.NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Chuska Mountains5,5372010-10-05
26.AZ-PimaMount Lemmon9157Huachuca Area9,1952012-02-21
27.AZ-YumaSignal Peak4877Kofa Area5,5222012-03-01
28.NV-NyeMount Jefferson11,941Toquima Range18,1472012-08-08
29.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area6,3382012-08-19
30.AZ-YavapaiMount Union7979Prescott Area8,1292014-02-01
31.AZ-GilaMyrtle Point7920Mogollon Rim4,7972014-02-16
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range6,953 
 WY-AlbanyMedicine Bow Peak12,013Medicine Bow Mountains4,303 
 NV-LanderBunker Hill11,473Toiyabe Range5,514 
 NV-ElkoRuby Dome11,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains17,180 
 MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains5,559 
 NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains6,931 
 NM-SocorroSouth Baldy10,783West-Central Rio Grande Area6,651 
 UT-MillardMine Camp Peak10,222Pavant Range6,822 
 UT-Box ElderBull Mountain9934Northwest Salt Lake Ranges5,775 
 NV-PershingStar Peak9836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges6,060 
 WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area10,476 
 ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest9439Central Bitteroot Range8,482 
 OR-DouglasMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area5,061 
 NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains5,455 
 OR-LakeCrane Mountain8456Warner Mountains8,344 
 TX-BrewsterEmory Peak7825Big Bend Ranges6,200 
 NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Sacramento Mountains6,078 
 NE-CherryHazel Benchmark4206Sand Hills6,000 
 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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