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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Continental Divide

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Elbert-Massive-Fryingpan Area1686
2.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Collegiate Peaks411
3.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309North-Central San Juan Mountains395
4.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Northern Sangre de Cristo Range249
5.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Mosquito Range874
6.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Central Front Range1164
6.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Central Front Range1164
8.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Mountains335
8.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Mountains335
10.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Rocky Mountain National Park Area834
11.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Northern Sawatch Range376
12.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895La Garita Mountains65
13.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894West-Central San Juan Mountains88
14.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range313
14.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range313
16.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range435
17.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Rocky Mountain National Park Area68
18.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Central Front Range131
19.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300Southern San Juan Mountains57
20.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Central Front Range230
21.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203Southern San Juan Mountains57
22.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172Southern San Juan Mountains52
23.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range53
24.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains93
25.CO-JacksonClark Peak12,951Medicine Bow Mountains62
26.CO-RouttMount Zirkel12,180Central Park Range66
27.WY-CarbonMedicine Bow Peak-West Ridge11,920Medicine Bow Mountains88
28.ID-LemhiBell Mountain11,612Lemhi Range36
29.MT-MadisonHilgard Peak11,316Madison Range29
30.NM-CibolaMount Taylor11,301North San Mateo Mountains213
31.NM-SandovalRedondo Peak11,254Jemez Mountains32
32.ID-ClarkWebber Peak-East Peak11,200Beaverhead Mountains26
33.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains36
34.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains57
35.MT-Deer LodgeWest Goat Peak10,793Anaconda Range38
36.MT-GallatinWilson Peak10,705Madison Range24
37.MT-GlacierMount Cleveland10,466Lewis Range78
38.MT-GraniteWarren Peak10,463Anaconda Range23
39.ID-FremontNorth Targhee Peak10,400Lionshead-Henrys Lake Ranges22
40.MT-Silver BowTable Mountain10,223Highland Mountains50
41.MT-PowellMount Powell10,168Flint Creek Range41
42.NM-GrantMcKnight Mountain10,165Black Range50
42.NM-SierraMcKnight Mountain10,165Black Range50
44.MT-RavalliTrapper Peak10,157Central Bitteroot Range141
45.MT-FlatheadMount Stimson10,142Lewis Range35
46.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area45
47.MT-JeffersonCrow Peak9414Elkhorn Mountains52
48.MT-Lewis and ClarkRed Mountain9411Flathead Range42
49.MT-TetonRocky Mountain9392Rocky Mountain Front42
50.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains28
51.NM-HidalgoAnimas Mountains High Point8565Animas Area20
52.MT-PonderaPondera County High Point8440Rocky Mountain Front6
53.NM-LunaCookes Peak8408West Las Cruces Ranges56

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List Description

Important: This list show the highest points of the counties that the Continental Divide traverses. Note that many of these summits are not on or near the divide; often it does not go over or near the highest point in a county.


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