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Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48

Showing John Vitz's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (39 out of 50, or 78%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,246 
2.CA-Inyo/CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada10,0781965-09-11
3.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades97621972-07-02
4.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90731984-09-04
5.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges75631968-07-05
6.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges71961966-07-02
7.WY-Fremont/WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range7076 
8.WY-Big Horn/WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains7067 
9.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area6530 
10.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range63481993-08-25
11.UT-San JuanMount Peale12,721Canyonlands61611981-08-03
12.ID-CusterBorah Peak12,662Lost River-Lemhi Ranges59821984-07-27
13.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101984-09-13
14.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53261984-06-11
15.MT-ParkGranite Peak12,799Absaroka Range47591984-08-09
16.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range45341984-09-10
17.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains42771984-06-18
18.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range4056 
19.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains40241990-08-01
20.NM-Mora/NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range40012004-09-02
21.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada39571968-06-23
22.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38621988-08-03
23.CO-Huerfano/CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range36662003-09-11
24.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range34091984-06-08
25.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains30301984-06-22
26.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29401984-08-28
27.CA-Fresno/CA-InyoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada28941967-08-13
28.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2832 
29.CO-Jackson/CO-LarimerClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges2751 
30.CO-Clear Creek/CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501984-08-30
31.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains27402013-09-06
32.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2400 
33.CO-Fremont/CO-SaguacheBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range23852004-08-31
34.CO-Gunnison/CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23451990-07-20
35.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range23401984-09-06
36.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains21671984-06-26
37.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range21111990-08-05
38.CO-San Juan/CO-San MiguelVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains21052004-08-27
39.CA-Madera/CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada18941966-07-17
40.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains18922013-09-04
41.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains17232004-09-01
42.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563 
43.UT-Duchesne/UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range15541993-08-24
44.CO-Mineral/CO-SaguachePhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1495 
45.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains8571984-06-30
46.CO-Clear Creek/CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range6942003-09-08
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2531966-08-28
48.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1202003-09-12
49.CO-Custer/CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range40 
50.CO-Alamosa/CO-CostillaBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range01984-06-11

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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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