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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 Nevada32952019-10-18 a
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada32952019-10-18 a
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range18162014-08-07
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range4542017-09-16 a
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2516 
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range3892018-07-14 b
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range3892018-07-14 b
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1202018-07-14 c
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4252015-08-05 b
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2672019-08-17 b
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges9272016-10-23 c
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range12602020-07-22 c
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range12602020-07-22 c
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area3712020-08-01 a
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area3712020-08-01 a
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range9032020-07-18 b
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2362017-08-06 b
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges990 
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada279 
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range962019-08-17 a
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1379 
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains5022020-08-08 b
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range12822020-08-30
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2232018-09-30 b
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2512017-07-22
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range4142018-09-22 c
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains712019-11-02
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains922020-07-11 d
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range340 
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range340 
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area4632020-09-04
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range1582019-06-29
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range742019-09-15 e
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1412020-07-19 b
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range789 
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range125 
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains62 
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2462020-08-16 k
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains75 
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains60 
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains58 
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1512020-09-06 b
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1512020-09-06 b
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range9952020-06-12 b
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range572020-09-05 b
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada280 
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges857 
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada247 
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range382020-04-29 a
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range972020-06-14 b
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range972020-06-14 b
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges752 
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2272017-10-21 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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