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

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4)AscentsAscent Date
 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 
 CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2749 
 CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2749 
 CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1469 
 CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range339 
 WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2089 
 CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range310 
 CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range310 
 CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range100 
 CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains338 
 CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range214 
 CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges745 
 CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range997 
 CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range997 
 CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area277 
 CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area277 
 CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,260Sangre de Cristo Range82 
 CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range723 
 CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains177 
 CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges784 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada234 
 CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1162 
 CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains367 
 CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1061 
 CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains173 
 CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains195 
 CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range315 
 CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains55 
 CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains71 
 AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range3 
 WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range276 
 WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range276 
 HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island601 
 WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area377 
 CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range133 
 CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range65 
 CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range109 
 UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range620 
 UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range106 
 CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains47 
 CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range201 
 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 Range808 
 WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range42 
 CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada224 
 NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges710 
 CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada203 
 CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range35 
 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 Ranges572 

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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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