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U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States

Showing Ken Jones's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (44 out of 53, or 83.02%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1974-07-25
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada1974-07-25
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1993-07-24
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2005-07-17
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1982-05-31
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2016-09-20 a
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range2016-09-20 a
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range2016-09-20 b
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains2008-09-01
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range2008-08-30
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1997-07-26 c
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1995-08-12 a
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1995-08-12 a
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area 
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range 
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains2007-09-02
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2004-09-16
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2006-08-02
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2008-08-30
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1987-07-04
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains2007-09-03
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1997-08-09 a
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2009-09-05
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains2007-09-01
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range 
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains 
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains 
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1992-08-04
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range1992-08-04
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area1999-08-05
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2008-08-28
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range 
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range2009-09-01
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range1994-07-16
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2007-07-14
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains 
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range2000-10-16
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2009-09-02
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2008-09-14
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains 
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2012-08-21
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2012-08-21
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1994-07-30 b
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2013-08-05
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada2004-09-13
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges1977-07-03 a
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1993-08-08
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2006-10-06
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2004-07-04
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2004-07-04
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2017-09-29
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1997-08-09 b

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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) in the 48 contiguous United States. Note that well over half the counties on this list are in Colorado. Bob Packard climbed all of these summits by 1997.


  • 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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