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

Showing Patrick Thornley's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (46 out of 60, or 76.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range 
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range 
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1993-07-18
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,495Sequoia Sierra Nevada1993-07-18
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1996-09-08
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2002-08-05
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1997-06-07
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-14
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-14
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-14
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2005-07-16
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-28
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges2000-07-25
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front RangeUnknown
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2003-07-21
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2003-07-21
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2005-08-15
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2007-09-02
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1994-09-03
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2013-08-25
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2004-08-28
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1999-08-09
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2003-07-27
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range2000-06-06
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2006-08-04
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2000-09-10
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2004-09-18
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains2005-07-30
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2007-08-12
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2009-07-11
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2009-07-11
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island2003-02-14
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area 
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2003-05-10
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2000-09-07
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2000-08-21
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range2004-06-25
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range 
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2005-07-02
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2002-10-02
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2005-07-03
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2001-09-01
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2003-09-28
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains 
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1997-07-24
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range 
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1994-09-05
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2013-08-29
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2005-09-25
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range 
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges1995-08-25
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2000-06-06

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List Description

List Info

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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