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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-M
Range (Level 4)AscentsAscent Date
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains51 
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range305 
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range305 
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range99 
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges705 
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range34 
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area272 
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area272 
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains112 
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains112 
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains47 
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range213 
21.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4346Sangre de Cristo Range81 
1.AK-DenaliDenali6190West-Central Alaska Range221 
59.CO-TellerDevils Playground3984Front Range192 
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range42 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Wind River Range275 
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak4207Wind River Range275 
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak4097Uinta Range106 
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area372 
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range981 
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range981 
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range64 
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains55 
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range198 
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range615 
22.CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range718 
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea4205Hawaii Big Island594 
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range1456 
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather4671Fairweather Range15 
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range335 
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes4216Hayes Range3 
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter4442West-Central Alaska Range8 
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges730 
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell3997Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada202 
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range311 
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades2077 
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada223 
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias5489Southern Icefield Ranges5 
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317California Cascades11502011-07-30
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains364 
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada27252014-08-21
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada27252014-08-21
23.CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains176 
25.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada232 
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range107 
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains54 
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range1049 
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains47 
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range80 
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range80 
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains336 
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains69 
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range130 
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range801 
60.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges565 
23.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges7822019-10-02
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains192 
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains171 

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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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