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

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

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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) 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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