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

RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 4)
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney4419Sequoia Sierra Nevada
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges
12.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4353Sangre de Cristo Range
13.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range
13.CO-SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range
15.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area
15.CO-PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area
17.CO-BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range
18.CO-DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains
18.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak4342West Great Basin Ranges
20.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Central Sierra Nevada
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317California Cascades
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Wind River Range
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak4207Wind River Range
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton4197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak4123Uinta Range
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak4097Uinta Range
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak4013Bighorn Mountains
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak4011Sangre de Cristo Range
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Absaroka Range
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter4006Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak4005West Great Basin Ranges
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell3997Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Sangre de Cristo Range
52.CO-TellerDevils Playground3987Front Range
53.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982East Central Great Basin Ranges

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List Description

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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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