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U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascents
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada3372
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada3372
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1864
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range463
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2559
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range398
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range398
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range123
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains434
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range274
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges956
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1291
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1291
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area380
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area380
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range933
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains243
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1001
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada281
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range97
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1434
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains517
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1331
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains228
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains258
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range429
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains71
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains92
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range346
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range346
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area476
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range160
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range76
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range143
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range808
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range126
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains62
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range253
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains75
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains60
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains58
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains154
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains154
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1022
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range58
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada285
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges873
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada251
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range38
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range98
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range98
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges767
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range235

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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) in the 48 contiguous United States. Note that well over half the counties on this list are in Colorado. Bob Packard climbed all of these summits by 1997.


  • 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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