Counties with Largest Area
Showing Adam Helman's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (47 out of 50, or 94%)
|Rank||County||Peak|| Elev-Ft ||Range (Level 5)||Area-SqMi||Ascent Date|
|1.||CA-Inyo||Mount Whitney||14,495||Mount Whitney Group||10,224||1980|
|2.||CA-San Bernardino||San Gorgonio Mountain||11,499||San Bernardino Mountains||20,108||1991|
|3.||CA-Riverside||San Jacinto Peak||10,839||San Jacinto Mountains||7,305||1992-10-19|
|4.||AZ-Coconino||Humphreys Peak||12,633||Flagstaff Area||18,659||1994-06|
|5.||CA-Siskiyou||Mount Shasta||14,162||Mount Shasta Area||6,338||1994-07-01|
|6.||CA-Kern||Sawmill Mountain||8818||San Emigdio Mountains||8,161||1997-10-12|
|7.||AZ-Yuma||Signal Peak||4877||Kofa Area||5,522||1998-11-26|
|8.||AZ-Yavapai||Mount Union||7979||Prescott Area||8,129||1998-11-28|
|9.||NV-Nye||Mount Jefferson||11,941||Toquima Range||18,147||2000|
|9.||NV-Clark||Charleston Peak||11,916||Spring Mountains||8,089||2000|
|9.||AZ-Mohave||Hualapai Peak||8417||Hualapai Mountains||13,468||2000|
|12.||NV-Lincoln||Mount Grafton-South Ridge||10,640||Schell Creek Range||10,632||2000-05-05|
|14.||AZ-Pima||Mount Lemmon||9157||Huachuca Area||9,195||2001|
|14.||AZ-Gila||Myrtle Point||7960||Mogollon Rim||4,797||2001|
|16.||AZ-Apache||Mount Baldy||11,403||White Mountains||11,218||2001-09-07|
|17.||AZ-Cochise||Chiricahua Peak||9759||Chiricahua Area||6,223||2001-09-09|
|18.||AZ-Navajo||Black Mesa High Point||8168||Hopi-Navajo Mesas||9,959||2001-11-03|
|19.||NM-Catron||Whitewater Baldy||10,895||Mogollon Mountains||6,931||2002-04-27|
|19.||NM-Socorro||South Baldy||10,783||West-Central Rio Grande Area||6,651||2002-04-27|
|21.||NV-Humboldt||Granite Peak||9732||Santa Rosa Mountains||9,644||2002-06-23|
|22.||NV-Pershing||Star Peak||9836||Southeast Humboldt River Ranges||6,060||2002-06-24|
|23.||NV-Washoe||Mount Rose||10,776||Carson Range||6,543||2002-06-25|
|24.||OR-Harney||Steens Mountain||9733||Steens Mountain Area||10,208||2002-07-21|
|25.||OR-Malheur||Oregon Canyon Mountains Peak||8027||Trout Creek Area||9,912||2002-07-22|
|26.||ID-Owyhee||Cinnabar Mountain||8403||Owyhee Mountains||7,684||2002-07-27|
|27.||NV-White Pine||Wheeler Peak||13,063||Snake Range||8,888||2002-08-22|
|28.||NV-Lander||Bunker Hill||11,473||Toiyabe Range||5,514||2002-08-24|
|29.||NV-Elko||Ruby Dome||11,387||Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains||17,180||2002-08-25|
|30.||NM-McKinley||Cerros de Alejandro||9166||North San Mateo Mountains||5,455||2002-09-29|
|31.||NM-San Juan||Beautiful Mountain||9388||Chuska Mountains||5,537||2002-10-01|
|32.||NM-Chaves||One Tree Peak||7089||Sacramento Mountains||6,078||2002-10-22|
|33.||NM-Otero||Sierra Blanca Peak||11,973||Sacramento Mountains||6,631||2002-10-26|
|34.||NM-Rio Arriba||Truchas Peak||13,102||Santa Fe Mountains||5,895||2003-06-21|
|35.||UT-Millard||Mine Camp Peak||10,222||Pavant Range||6,822||2003-07-13|
|36.||WY-Sweetwater||Pine Mountain||9550||East Flaming Gorge Area||10,476||2003-07-15|
|37.||UT-Tooele||Deseret Peak||11,031||Stansbury Mountains||7,000||2003-07-22|
|38.||UT-Box Elder||Bull Mountain||9934||Northwest Salt Lake Ranges||5,775||2003-08-10|
|39.||OR-Lake||Crane Mountain||8456||Warner Mountains||8,344||2003-08-15|
|40.||OR-Douglas||Mount Thielsen||9182||Crater Lake Area||5,061||2003-08-17|
|41.||WY-Park||Francs Peak||13,153||Southern Absaroka Range||6,953||2003-09-05|
|42.||UT-San Juan||Mount Peale||12,721||La Sal Mountains||7,929||2003-09-12|
|43.||WY-Albany||Medicine Bow Peak||12,013||Medicine Bow Mountains||4,303||2004-07-25|
|44.||WY-Fremont||Gannett Peak||13,804||Northern Wind River Range||9,249||2004-07-31|
|45.||TX-Brewster||Emory Peak||7825||Big Bend Ranges||6,200||2005-04-18|
|46.||MT-Beaverhead||Tweedy Mountain||11,154||Pioneer Mountains||5,559||2009-08-04|
|47.||ID-Idaho||Bare Peak Northwest||9439||Central Bitteroot Range||8,482||2012-07-20|
| ||NE-Cherry||Hazel Benchmark||4206||Sand Hills||6,000|| |
| ||ME-Aroostook||Peaked Mountain||2220||Northern Maine||6,809|| |
| ||MN-Saint Louis||Pike Mountain||1950||Northern Minnesota Ranges||6,719|| |
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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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