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Counties with Largest Area

Showing Steve Sheriff's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (6 out of 50, or 12%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5)Area-SqKmAscent Date
1.WY-AlbanyMedicine Bow Peak3662Medicine Bow Mountains11,1431975
2.WY-FremontGannett Peak4207Northern Wind River Range23,9561976
3.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain3400Pioneer Mountains14,3991988-10-09
4.WY-ParkFrancs Peak4009Southern Absaroka Range18,0092007-07-20
5.NV-White PineWheeler Peak3982Snake Range23,0212011-10-19
6.UT-TooeleDeseret Peak3362Stansbury Mountains18,1292011-10-21
 CA-InyoMount Whitney4419Mount Whitney Group26,481 
 CA-FresnoNorth Palisade4341Palisades15,572 
 CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta4317Mount Shasta Area16,416 
 NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak3993Santa Fe Mountains15,267 
 UT-San JuanMount Peale3877La Sal Mountains20,536 
 AZ-CoconinoHumphreys Peak3851Flagstaff Area48,326 
 NM-OteroSierra Blanca Peak3649Sacramento Mountains17,175 
 NV-NyeMount Jefferson3640Toquima Range47,002 
 NV-ClarkCharleston Peak3632Spring Mountains20,950 
 CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain3505San Bernardino Mountains52,078 
 NV-LanderBunker Hill3497Toiyabe Range14,280 
 AZ-ApacheMount Baldy3476White Mountains29,055 
 NV-ElkoRuby Dome3471Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains44,496 
 NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy3321Mogollon Mountains17,952 
 CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak3304San Jacinto Mountains18,920 
 NM-SocorroSouth Baldy3287West-Central Rio Grande Area17,225 
 NV-WashoeMount Rose3285Carson Range16,947 
 NV-LincolnMount Grafton-South Ridge3243Schell Creek Range27,536 
 UT-MillardMine Camp Peak3116Pavant Range17,669 
 UT-Box ElderBull Mountain3028Northwest Salt Lake Ranges14,956 
 NV-PershingStar Peak2998Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15,696 
 AZ-CochiseChiricahua Peak2975Chiricahua Area16,119 
 OR-HarneySteens Mountain2967Steens Mountain Area26,439 
 NV-HumboldtGranite Peak2966Santa Rosa Mountains24,979 
 WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain2911East Flaming Gorge Area27,132 
 ID-IdahoBare Peak Northwest2877Central Bitteroot Range21,970 
 NM-San JuanBeautiful Mountain2861Chuska Mountains14,341 
 OR-DouglasMount Thielsen2799Crater Lake Area13,107 
 NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro2794North San Mateo Mountains14,128 
 AZ-PimaMount Lemmon2791Huachuca Area23,816 
 CA-KernSawmill Mountain2688San Emigdio Mountains21,138 
 OR-LakeCrane Mountain2577Warner Mountains21,611 
 AZ-MohaveHualapai Peak2566Hualapai Mountains34,883 
 ID-OwyheeCinnabar Mountain2561Owyhee Mountains19,901 
 AZ-NavajoBlack Mesa High Point2490Hopi-Navajo Mesas25,795 
 OR-MalheurOregon Canyon Mountains Peak2447Trout Creek Area25,672 
 AZ-YavapaiMount Union2432Prescott Area21,054 
 AZ-GilaMyrtle Point2414Mogollon Rim12,425 
 TX-BrewsterEmory Peak2385Big Bend Ranges16,058 
 NM-ChavesOne Tree Peak2161Sacramento Mountains15,741 
 AZ-YumaSignal Peak1487Kofa Area14,302 
 NE-CherryHazel Benchmark1282Sand Hills15,539 
 ME-AroostookPeaked Mountain677Northern Maine17,636 
 MN-Saint LouisPike Mountain594Northern Minnesota Ranges17,402 

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List Description

This list shows the highest points of the 50 largest counties in the US outside of Alaska. All but four of them are in nine western states. There is one each in Texas, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Maine.

Thanks to John Hasch for suggesting the addition of the Area column, greatly improving the usefulness of this list.


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