Counties with Largest Area
Showing Richard Carey's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (43 out of 50, or 86%)
|Rank||County||Peak|| Elev-Ft ||Range (Level 5)||Area-SqMi||Ascent Date|
|1.||CA-Inyo||Mount Whitney||14,495||Mount Whitney Group||10,224||1973-09-03|
|2.||CA-Riverside||San Jacinto Peak||10,839||San Jacinto Mountains||7,305||1983-03-06|
|3.||CA-San Bernardino||San Gorgonio Mountain||11,499||San Bernardino Mountains||20,108||1984-06-09|
|4.||AZ-Coconino||Humphreys Peak||12,633||Flagstaff Area||18,659||1988-10-08|
|5.||AZ-Yuma||Signal Peak||4877||Kofa Area||5,522||1989-03-05|
|6.||NV-Clark||Charleston Peak||11,916||Spring Mountains||8,089||1989-06-24|
|7.||CA-Siskiyou||Mount Shasta||14,162||Mount Shasta Area||6,338||1991-07-03|
|9.||NV-Nye||Mount Jefferson||11,941||Toquima Range||18,147||1992-06-22|
|10.||NV-Elko||Ruby Dome||11,387||Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains||17,180||1992-06-24|
|11.||NV-White Pine||Wheeler Peak||13,063||Snake Range||8,888||1992-06-26|
|12.||AZ-Mohave||Hualapai Peak||8417||Hualapai Mountains||13,468||1992-11-01|
|13.||NV-Washoe||Mount Rose||10,776||Carson Range||6,543||1994-06-29|
|14.||WY-Fremont||Gannett Peak||13,804||Northern Wind River Range||9,249||1998-08-21|
|15.||AZ-Cochise||Chiricahua Peak||9759||Chiricahua Area||6,223||2000-05-04|
|16.||AZ-Pima||Mount Lemmon||9157||Huachuca Area||9,195||2000-05-06|
|17.||CA-Kern||Sawmill Mountain||8818||San Emigdio Mountains||8,161||2001-05-08|
|18.||MN-Saint Louis||Pike Mountain||1950||Northern Minnesota Ranges||6,719||2001-06-24|
|19.||NM-Socorro||South Baldy||10,783||West-Central Rio Grande Area||6,651||2002-04-14|
|20.||NM-McKinley||Cerros de Alejandro||9166||North San Mateo Mountains||5,455||2002-10-05|
|21.||NM-San Juan||Beautiful Mountain||9388||Chuska Mountains||5,537||2002-10-13|
|22.||AZ-Yavapai||Mount Union||7979||Prescott Area||8,129||2002-10-14|
|23.||NV-Lander||Bunker Hill||11,473||Toiyabe Range||5,514||2003-06-26|
|24.||NV-Pershing||Star Peak||9836||Southeast Humboldt River Ranges||6,060||2003-06-28|
|25.||NV-Humboldt||Granite Peak||9732||Santa Rosa Mountains||9,644||2003-06-29|
|26.||NV-Lincoln||Mount Grafton-South Ridge||10,640||Schell Creek Range||10,632||2003-07-04|
|27.||AZ-Gila||Myrtle Point||7960||Mogollon Rim||4,797||2003-10-21|
|28.||AZ-Apache||Mount Baldy||11,403||White Mountains||11,218||2004-06-01|
|29.||NM-Otero||Sierra Blanca Peak||11,973||Sacramento Mountains||6,631||2004-09-11|
|30.||NM-Chaves||One Tree Peak||7089||Sacramento Mountains||6,078||2004-09-12|
|31.||OR-Lake||Crane Mountain||8456||Warner Mountains||8,344||2004-10-14|
|32.||AZ-Navajo||Black Mesa High Point||8168||Hopi-Navajo Mesas||9,959||2005-06-20|
|33.||NM-Catron||Whitewater Baldy||10,895||Mogollon Mountains||6,931||2005-06-23|
|34.||OR-Douglas||Mount Thielsen||9182||Crater Lake Area||5,061||2005-08-14|
|35.||OR-Harney||Steens Mountain||9733||Steens Mountain Area||10,208||2006-08-14|
|36.||OR-Malheur||Oregon Canyon Mountains Peak||8027||Trout Creek Area||9,912||2006-08-16|
|37.||NM-Rio Arriba||Truchas Peak||13,102||Santa Fe Mountains||5,895||2007-10-01|
|38.||UT-Box Elder||Bull Mountain||9934||Northwest Salt Lake Ranges||5,775||2009-06-16|
|39.||UT-San Juan||Mount Peale||12,721||La Sal Mountains||7,929||2013-07-13|
|40.||UT-Tooele||Deseret Peak||11,031||Stansbury Mountains||7,000||2013-07-22|
|41.||UT-Millard||Mine Camp Peak||10,222||Pavant Range||6,822||2013-07-24|
|42.||WY-Albany||Medicine Bow Peak||12,013||Medicine Bow Mountains||4,303||2014-07-20|
|43.||TX-Brewster||Emory Peak||7825||Big Bend Ranges||6,200||2015-03-19|
| ||WY-Park||Francs Peak||13,153||Southern Absaroka Range||6,953|| |
| ||MT-Beaverhead||Tweedy Mountain||11,154||Pioneer Mountains||5,559|| |
| ||WY-Sweetwater||Pine Mountain||9550||East Flaming Gorge Area||10,476|| |
| ||ID-Idaho||Bare Peak Northwest||9439||Central Bitteroot Range||8,482|| |
| ||ID-Owyhee||Cinnabar Mountain||8403||Owyhee Mountains||7,684|| |
| ||NE-Cherry||Hazel Benchmark||4206||Sand Hills||6,000|| |
| ||ME-Aroostook||Peaked Mountain||2220||Northern Maine||6,809|| |
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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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