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

Showing Bill Wood's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (9 out of 60, or 15%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains 
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range 
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range 
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range 
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges 
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range 
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area 
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area 
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains 
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains 
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains 
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range 
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4340Sangre de Cristo Range 
1.AK-DenaliDenali6190West-Central Alaska Range 
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground3981Front Range 
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Wind River Range 
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak4207Wind River Range 
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak4097Uinta Range 
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range2008-07-12
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range2008-07-12
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range 
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains 
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range2005-05-28
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range 
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range 
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea4205Hawaii Big Island 
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona5029Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range2009-08-15
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather4671Fairweather Range 
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range2010-06-12
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes4216Hayes Range 
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter4442West-Central Alaska Range 
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges2008-08-30
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell3997Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range2012-09-29
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades 
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias5489Southern Icefield Ranges 
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317California Cascades 
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains 
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada 
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada 
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains 
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada 
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range 
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains 
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range2008-06-21
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains 
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range 
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range 
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains2009-09-05
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains 
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range 
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range 
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges 
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges 
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains 
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains 

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List Description

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This list shows all the peaks that are over 13,00 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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