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U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet

Showing Gerry Roach's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (58 out of 60, or 96.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range1963-07-04
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges2000-05-16
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains2003-06-08
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range2011-05-29
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range1994-05-15
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1967-05-28
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1967-05-28
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1957-08-15
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch RangeUnknown
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1964-05-24
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1958-08-15
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1958-08-15
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan MountainsUnknown
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado RangesUnknown
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range AreaUnknown
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range AreaUnknown
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front RangeUnknown
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan MountainsUnknown
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin RangesUnknown
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra NevadaUnknown
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1964-11-28
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan MountainsUnknown
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front RangeUnknown
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan MountainsUnknown
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan MountainsUnknown
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch RangeUnknown
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan MountainsUnknown
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan MountainsUnknown
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1981-07-27
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1981-07-27
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island1968-11-15
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone AreaUnknown
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front RangeUnknown
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front RangeUnknown
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1979-07-29
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2002-08-15
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan MountainsUnknown
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front RangeUnknown
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan MountainsUnknown
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan MountainsUnknown
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan MountainsUnknown
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1970-08-20
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains1970-08-20
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1971-11-28
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka RangeUnknown
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1999-08-13
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra NevadaUnknown
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo RangeUnknown
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1999-08-07
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front RangeUnknown

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List Description

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This list shows all the peaks that are over 13,00 feet high and also the highest point in a county (or equivalent) of the United States. Seven of these peaks are in Alaska (6) or Hawaii (1). Note that over half the counties on this list are in Colorado.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1992 by Andy Martin, with help from David Olson and Dinesh Desai.

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