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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 Nevada3132
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada3132
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1691
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range412
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2354
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range354
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range354
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range111
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains396
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range249
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges877
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1165
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1165
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area336
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area336
16.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,260Sangre de Cristo Range90
17.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range837
18.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains220
18.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges946
20.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada263
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1335
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains455
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1208
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains202
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains232
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range376
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains65
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains88
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range313
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range313
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area435
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range151
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range68
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range131
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range727
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range116
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains57
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range230
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains65
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains57
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains52
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains135
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains135
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range903
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range53
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada266
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges815
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada231
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range38
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range94
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range94
52.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,070Front Range216
53.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges705

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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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