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Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48

Showing Petter Bjørstad's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (29 out of 50, or 58%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CA-Inyo/CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada10,0781978-08
2.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90731997-07
3.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range23402000-08-27
4.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,2102003-08-26
5.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262001-06-13
6.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0 
7.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains42772001-04-13
8.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range45342001-06-09
9.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38622000-08-15
10.CO-Clear Creek/CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501997-07
11.CO-Gunnison/CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452001-07-13
12.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29401986-08
13.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges71962005-10-15
13.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains40242001-08-17
15.CA-Fresno/CA-InyoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2894 
16.CO-Custer/CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range402001-06-09
17.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades97621979-06
18.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains30302001-07-12
19.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55102001-05-13
20.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains21672001-07-10
21.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains8572001-08-16
22.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range21111997-08
23.CO-Mineral/CO-SaguachePhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1495 
24.CO-San Juan/CO-San MiguelVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2105 
25.WY-Fremont/WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range70762012-07-28
26.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area65302012-08-02
27.CO-Huerfano/CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666 
28.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2400 
29.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563 
30.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range63482008-07-26
31.UT-Duchesne/UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range1554 
32.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2740 
33.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range6942000-11-04
34.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2832 
35.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1723 
36.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1892 
37.WY-Big Horn/WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains70672012-08-12
38.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range34091993-06
39.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range4056 
40.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada3957 
41.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges253 
42.CA-Madera/CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada1894 
43.CO-Fremont/CO-SaguacheBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2385 
44.NM-Mora/NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range4001 
45.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges75632008-07-03
46.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120 
47.CO-Jackson/CO-LarimerClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges2751 
48.MT-ParkGranite Peak12,799Absaroka Range4759 
49.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721Canyonlands61612008-07-21
50.ID-CusterBorah Peak12,662Lost River-Lemhi Ranges59822011-07-08

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List Description

This list shows the fifty highest peaks in the 48 contiguous United States that are the highest point of a county. Note that this list is peak-based, not county-based. Many of the peaks in the list are the highest point in two counties, but there are still 50 peaks on it even though the number of counties represented is 57.

Many well-known fourteeners are not county high points and do not appear on this list.


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