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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 Nevada3134
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada3134
3.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2355
4.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1693
5.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1335
6.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1210
7.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1166
7.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1166
9.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges949
10.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range904
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges878
12.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range839
13.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges816
14.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range727
15.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges706
16.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains457
17.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area435
18.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range413
19.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains397
20.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range377
21.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range355
21.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range355
23.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area337
23.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area337
25.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range313
25.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range313
27.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada266
28.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada263
29.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range249
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains233
31.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada231
32.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range230
33.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains220
34.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range216
35.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains202
36.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range152
37.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains135
37.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains135
39.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range131
40.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range116
41.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range111
42.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range94
42.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range94
44.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range90
45.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains88
46.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range68
47.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains65
47.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains65
49.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains57
49.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains57
51.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range53
52.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains52
53.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range38

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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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