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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 Nevada2792
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2792
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1503
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range356
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2129
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range317
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range317
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range102
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains349
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range218
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges766
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1031
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1031
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area283
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area283
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range741
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains182
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges819
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada235
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range83
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1206
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains383
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1093
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains177
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains204
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range323
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains57
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains73
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range278
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range278
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area380
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range137
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range65
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range111
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range631
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range106
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains50
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range203
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains57
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains54
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains49
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains115
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains115
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range824
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range42
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada229
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges732
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada206
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range35
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range85
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range85
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges594
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range200

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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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