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U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascents
1.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range224
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges5
3.AK-Copper RiverMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains8
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range15
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range8
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2904
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2904
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1577
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range382
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2227
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range338
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range338
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range108
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains375
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range240
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges820
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1102
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1102
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area312
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area312
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range789
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains205
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges865
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada249
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range89
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1249
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains425
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1141
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains191
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains221
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range352
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains61
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains83
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range3
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range299
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range299
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island613
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area418
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range147
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range68
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range125
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range698
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range115
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains53
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range218
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains62
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains54
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains49
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains129
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains129
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range855
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range52
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada250
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges762
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada214
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range35
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range89
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range89
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges634
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range210

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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) of the United States. Seven of these peaks are in Alaska (6) or Hawaii (1). Note that over half the counties on this list are in Colorado.


  • 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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