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Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.CA-Inyo/CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada10,0783653
2.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90732030
3.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2340518
4.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,2462766
5.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326432
6.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak - Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0135
7.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277477
8.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534299
9.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38621059
10.CO-Clear Creek/CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501433
11.CO-Gunnison/CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345412
12.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29401021
13.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges71961072
13.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024272
15.CA-Fresno/CA-InyoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2894292
16.CO-Custer/CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak - East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range40105
17.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades97621511
18.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3030590
19.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101440
20.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167260
21.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857293
22.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111481
23.CO-Mineral/CO-SaguachePhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains149578
24.CO-San Juan/CO-San MiguelVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2105104
25.WY-Fremont/WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range7076382
26.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area6530531
27.CO-Huerfano/CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666169
28.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range240079
29.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563153
30.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range6348872
31.UT-Duchesne/UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range1554131
32.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains274070
33.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694286
34.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains283286
35.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains172367
36.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains189266
37.WY-Big Horn/WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains7067169
38.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range34091083
39.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range405663
40.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada3957314
41.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges253913
42.CA-Madera/CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1894265
43.CO-Fremont/CO-SaguacheBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range238539
44.NM-Mora/NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range4001107
45.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges7563825
46.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120246
47.CO-Jackson/CO-LarimerClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges275176
48.MT-ParkGranite Peak12,799Absaroka Range4759362
49.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721Canyonlands6161302
50.ID-CusterBorah Peak12,662Lost River-Lemhi Ranges5982794

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List Description

This list shows the fifty highest peaks in the 48 contiguous United States that are the highest point of a county. Note that this list is peak-based, not county-based. Many of the peaks in the list are the highest point in two counties, but there are still 50 peaks on it even though the number of counties represented is 57.

Many well-known fourteeners are not county high points and do not appear on this list.


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