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

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)AscentsAscent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2787 
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2787 
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1498 
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range355 
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades21232005-06-04
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range316 
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range316 
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range101 
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains349 
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range217 
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges761 
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1027 
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1027 
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area282 
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area282 
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range736 
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains179 
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges814 
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada235 
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range83 
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades12032004-05-20
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains377 
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1087 
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains176 
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains202 
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range323 
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains57 
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains72 
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range277 
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range277 
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area378 
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 Range630 
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 Mountains56 
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains54 
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains49 
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains113 
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains113 
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range823 
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range42 
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada229 
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges727 
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada206 
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range35 
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range84 
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range84 
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges591 
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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