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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 Nevada36542019-10-18 a
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada36542019-10-18 a
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range20312014-08-07
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range5192017-09-16 a
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2767 
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range4322018-07-14 b
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range4322018-07-14 b
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak - Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1352018-07-14 c
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4792015-08-05 b
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2992019-08-17 b
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges10592016-10-23 c
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range14342020-07-22 c
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range14342020-07-22 c
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area4122020-08-01 a
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area4122020-08-01 a
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range10222020-07-18 b
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2722017-08-06 b
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1072 
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada292 
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak - East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range1052019-08-17 a
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1511 
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains5912020-08-08 b
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range14412020-08-30
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2602018-09-30 b
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2932017-07-22
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range4822018-09-22 c
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains782019-11-02
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains1042020-07-11 d
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range382 
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range382 
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area5322020-09-04
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range1692019-06-29
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range792019-09-15 e
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1532020-07-19 b
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range872 
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range131 
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains70 
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2872020-08-16 k
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains86 
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains67 
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains66 
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1692020-09-06 b
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1692020-09-06 b
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range10832020-06-12 b
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range632020-09-05 b
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada314 
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges914 
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada265 
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range392020-04-29 a
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range1072020-06-14 b
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range1072020-06-14 b
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges825 
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2462017-10-21 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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