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U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States

Showing Ben Brownlee's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (37 out of 53, or 69.81%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)AscentsAscent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada30692019-10-18 a
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada30692019-10-18 a
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range16642014-08-07
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range4052017-09-16 a
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2295 
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range3532018-07-14 b
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range3532018-07-14 b
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1112018-07-14 c
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains3912015-08-05 b
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2492019-08-17 b
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges8662016-10-23 c
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range11542020-07-22 c
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range11542020-07-22 c
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area3302020-08-01 a
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area3302020-08-01 a
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range8232020-07-18 b
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2172017-08-06 b
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges918 
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada262 
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range902019-08-17 a
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1302 
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains4512020-08-08 b
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range11982020-08-30
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2012018-09-30 b
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2312017-07-22
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range3712018-09-22 c
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains652019-11-02
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains882020-07-11 d
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range313 
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range313 
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area4332020-09-04
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range1492019-06-29
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range682019-09-15 e
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1302020-07-19 b
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range724 
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range116 
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains57 
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2282020-08-16 k
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains63 
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains57 
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains51 
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1342020-09-06 b
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1342020-09-06 b
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range8872020-06-12 b
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range532020-09-05 b
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada264 
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges796 
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada229 
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range372020-04-29 a
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range912020-06-14 b
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range912020-06-14 b
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges684 
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2132017-10-21 a

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This list shows all the peaks that are over 13,000 feet high and also the highest point in a county (or equivalent) in the 48 contiguous United States. Note that well over half the counties on this list are in Colorado. Bob Packard climbed all of these summits by 1997.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1992 by Andy Martin, with help from David Olson and Dinesh Desai.

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