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

Showing Dave Covill's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (53 out of 53, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1997-07-18
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1997-07-18
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1981-06-19
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1996-07-13
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2004-07-21
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1982-06-29
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1997-07-04
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1999-09-04
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1989-09-03
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1983-09-11
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1983-09-11
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1996-06-22
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1996-06-22
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1985-09-10
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains1991-09-01
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2011-09-12
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2009-07-20
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range1999-09-04
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2011-06-25
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1993-09-05
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1982-07-02
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2011-09-03
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1991-09-02
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1990-07-01
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1996-09-07
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains1996-08-01
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1999-08-01
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1999-08-01
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1979-08-15
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range1998-08-12
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range1995-09-01
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1999-06-26
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1996-08-13
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2006-07-15
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains1996-06-01
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range1998-06-15
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains1998-08-11
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1996-05-31
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1996-05-31
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2000-07-04
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2000-07-04
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1981-10-16
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2001-09-02
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2013-10-06
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2003-08-30
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2009-07-22
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range1995-10-31
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2004-07-03
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2004-07-03
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2003-06-28
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1999-09-26

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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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