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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 Area1450
2.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Central Front Range979
2.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Central Front Range979
4.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Mosquito Range729
5.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Rocky Mountain National Park Area716
6.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range370
7.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Collegiate Peaks334
7.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309North-Central San Juan Mountains334
9.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Northern Sawatch Range310
10.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range274
10.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range274
12.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Mountains271
12.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Mountains271
14.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Northern Sangre de Cristo Range212
15.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Central Front Range197
16.NM-CibolaMount Taylor11,301North San Mateo Mountains182
17.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Central Front Range107
18.MT-RavalliTrapper Peak10,157Central Bitteroot Range102
19.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains80
20.WY-CarbonMedicine Bow Peak-West Ridge11,920Medicine Bow Mountains75
21.MT-GlacierMount Cleveland10,466Lewis Range74
22.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894West-Central San Juan Mountains69
23.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Rocky Mountain National Park Area64
24.CO-RouttMount Zirkel12,180Central Park Range58
25.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895La Garita Mountains54
26.CO-JacksonClark Peak12,951Medicine Bow Mountains52
27.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203Southern San Juan Mountains51
28.NM-LunaCookes Peak8408West Las Cruces Ranges49
29.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300Southern San Juan Mountains47
29.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172Southern San Juan Mountains47
29.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains47
32.MT-Silver BowTable Mountain10,223Highland Mountains45
32.NM-GrantMcKnight Mountain10,165Black Range45
32.NM-SierraMcKnight Mountain10,165Black Range45
32.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area45
36.MT-JeffersonCrow Peak9414Elkhorn Mountains44
37.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range42
38.MT-TetonRocky Mountain9392Rocky Mountain Front38
39.MT-Lewis and ClarkRed Mountain9411Flathead Range37
40.MT-FlatheadMount Stimson10,142Lewis Range35
41.MT-PowellMount Powell10,168Flint Creek Range33
42.ID-LemhiBell Mountain11,612Lemhi Range31
42.MT-Deer LodgeWest Goat Peak10,793Anaconda Range31
44.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains30
45.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains27
46.NM-SandovalRedondo Peak11,254Jemez Mountains26
46.ID-ClarkWebber Peak-East Peak11,200Beaverhead Mountains26
48.MT-MadisonHilgard Peak11,316Madison Range23
49.MT-GallatinWilson Peak10,705Madison Range19
49.MT-GraniteWarren Peak10,463Anaconda Range19
51.NM-HidalgoAnimas Mountains High Point8565Animas Area18
52.ID-FremontNorth Targhee Peak10,400Lionshead-Henrys Lake Ranges17
53.MT-PonderaPondera County High Point8440Rocky Mountain Front6

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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.


     Continental Divide Counties


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