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U.S. State High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
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1.AlaskaDenali20,31020,146  
2.CaliforniaMount Whitney14,49810,078  
3.ColoradoMount Elbert14,4339073  
4.WashingtonMount Rainier14,41113,246  
5.WyomingGannett Peak13,8047076  
6.HawaiiMauna Kea13,79613,796  
7.UtahKings Peak13,5286348  
8.New MexicoWheeler Peak13,1613409  
9.NevadaBoundary Peak13,140253  
10.MontanaGranite Peak12,7994759  
11.IdahoBorah Peak12,6625982  
12.ArizonaHumphreys Peak12,6336039  
13.OregonMount Hood11,2397706  
14.TexasGuadalupe Peak87493029  
15.South DakotaBlack Elk Peak72312911  
16.North CarolinaMount Mitchell66846089  
17.TennesseeClingmans Dome66434503  
18.New HampshireMount Washington62886148  
19.VirginiaMount Rogers57292449  
20.NebraskaPanorama Point542626  
21.New YorkMount Marcy53444914  
22.MaineKatahdin52684288  
23.OklahomaBlack Mesa49730  
24.West VirginiaSpruce Knob48612781  
25.GeorgiaBrasstown Bald47842108  
26.VermontMount Mansfield43933633  
27.KentuckyBlack Mountain41391899  
28.KansasMount Sunflower403919  
29.South CarolinaSassafras Mountain3554754  
30.North DakotaWhite Butte3506546  
31.MassachusettsMount Greylock34872463  
32.MarylandBackbone Mountain336080  
33.PennsylvaniaMount Davis3213653  
34.ArkansasMagazine Mountain27532133  
35.AlabamaCheaha Mountain24051445  
36.ConnecticutMount Frissell-South Slope23720  
37.MinnesotaEagle Mountain23011321  
38.MichiganMount Arvon1978948  
39.WisconsinTimms Hill1951425  
40.New JerseyHigh Point1803883  
41.MissouriTaum Sauk Mountain1772512  
42.IowaHawkeye Point167040  
43.OhioCampbell Hill1549639  
44.IndianaHoosier Hill1257297  
45.IllinoisCharles Mound123595  
46.Rhode IslandJerimoth Hill812192  
47.MississippiWoodall Mountain806296  
48.LouisianaDriskill Mountain535225  
49.DelawareEbright Azimuth44232  
50.FloridaBritton Hill34565  

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Scott Johnson, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

The fifty state high points of the United States are an increasingly popular peakbagging pursuit. There is a club (the Highpointers) and several guidebooks to completing this diverse list of peaks.

Of the fifty high points, five require real mountaineering skills: Denali in Alaska; Washington state's Mount Rainier and Oregon's Mount Hood in the Pacific Northwest; and Montana's Granite Peak and Wyoming's Gannett Peak in the Northern Rockies. Another five or so (Illinois, Kentucky, and others) are on private land and require landowner permission or visiting on specially scheduled open access dates.

Most of the remaining state summits are easy hikes or drive-ups. Hiking the cool forests of the Appalachians, exploring the windy, lonely high plains, and backpacking above treeline in the western mountains are all part of the great fun of this scavenger hunt.

This list includes does not include the high point of the District of Columbia. This is the version the Highpointers Club recognizes.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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