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

Showing Matt Varney's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 60, or 6.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4)AscentsAscent Date
1.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades11472011-07-30
2.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada27172014-08-21
2.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada27172014-08-21
4.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges7812019-10-02
 AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range221 
 AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges5 
 AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range15 
 AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range8 
 CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1449 
 CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range334 
 WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2076 
 CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range304 
 CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range304 
 CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range99 
 CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains334 
 CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range212 
 CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges729 
 CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range979 
 CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range979 
 CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area271 
 CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area271 
 CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,260Sangre de Cristo Range81 
 CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range716 
 CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains175 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada232 
 CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains363 
 CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1048 
 CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains170 
 CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains192 
 CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range310 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains54 
 CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains69 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range3 
 WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range274 
 WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range274 
 HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island591 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area370 
 CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range129 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range64 
 CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range107 
 UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range613 
 UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range106 
 CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains47 
 CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range197 
 CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains55 
 CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains51 
 CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains47 
 WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains112 
 WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains112 
 NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range798 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range42 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada223 
 NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges703 
 CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada202 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range34 
 NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range80 
 NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range80 
 CO-TellerDevils Playground13,070Front Range192 
 NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges564 

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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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