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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.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range221 
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges5 
3.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range15 
4.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range8 
5.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada27252014-08-21
5.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada27252014-08-21
7.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1456 
8.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range335 
9.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2077 
10.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range305 
10.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range305 
12.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range99 
13.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains336 
14.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range213 
15.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges730 
16.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range981 
16.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range981 
18.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area272 
18.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area272 
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,260Sangre de Cristo Range81 
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range718 
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains176 
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges7822019-10-02
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada232 
25.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades11502011-07-30
26.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains364 
27.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1049 
28.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains171 
29.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains192 
30.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range311 
31.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains54 
32.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains69 
33.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range3 
34.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range275 
34.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range275 
36.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island594 
37.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area372 
38.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range130 
39.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range64 
40.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range107 
41.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range615 
42.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range106 
43.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains47 
44.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range198 
45.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains55 
46.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains51 
47.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains47 
48.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains112 
48.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains112 
50.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range801 
51.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range42 
52.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada223 
53.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges705 
54.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada202 
55.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range34 
56.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range80 
56.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range80 
58.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,070Front Range192 
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges565 

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List Description

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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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