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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Continental Divide

Showing Steve Sheriff's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (28 out of 53, or 52.83%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascent Date
1.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Elbert-Massive-Fryingpan Area1979-07-08
2.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Collegiate Peaks 
3.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309North-Central San Juan Mountains1974
4.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Northern Sangre de Cristo Range1980-09-14
5.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Mosquito Range1981-07-03
6.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Central Front Range1978-03-17
6.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Central Front Range1978-03-17
8.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Mountains1979-08-08
8.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Mountains1979-08-08
10.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Rocky Mountain National Park Area1976-10-16
11.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Northern Sawatch Range1977-06-25
12.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895La Garita Mountains 
13.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894West-Central San Juan Mountains 
14.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range1976
14.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range1976
16.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range1982-07-11
17.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Rocky Mountain National Park Area 
18.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Central Front Range 
19.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300Southern San Juan Mountains 
20.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Central Front Range 
21.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203Southern San Juan Mountains 
22.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172Southern San Juan Mountains 
23.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range2007-07-20
24.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains 
25.CO-JacksonClark Peak12,951Medicine Bow Mountains 
26.CO-RouttMount Zirkel12,180Central Park Range1980-03-01
27.WY-CarbonMedicine Bow Peak-West Ridge11,920Medicine Bow Mountains1975
28.ID-LemhiBell Mountain11,612Lemhi Range1997-07-07
29.MT-MadisonHilgard Peak11,316Madison Range1996-07-06
30.NM-CibolaMount Taylor11,301North San Mateo Mountains 
31.NM-SandovalRedondo Peak11,254Jemez Mountains 
32.ID-ClarkWebber Peak-East Peak11,200Beaverhead Mountains 
33.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains1988-10-09
34.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains 
35.MT-Deer LodgeWest Goat Peak10,793Anaconda Range2008-07-12
36.MT-GallatinWilson Peak10,705Madison Range2008-08-20
37.MT-GlacierMount Cleveland10,466Lewis Range 
38.MT-GraniteWarren Peak10,463Anaconda Range1984
39.ID-FremontNorth Targhee Peak10,400Lionshead-Henrys Lake Ranges 
40.MT-Silver BowTable Mountain10,223Highland Mountains2011-10-09
41.MT-PowellMount Powell10,168Flint Creek Range2004-09-06
42.NM-GrantMcKnight Mountain10,165Black Range 
42.NM-SierraMcKnight Mountain10,165Black Range 
44.MT-RavalliTrapper Peak10,157Central Bitteroot Range1977
45.MT-FlatheadMount Stimson10,142Lewis Range 
46.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area 
47.MT-JeffersonCrow Peak9414Elkhorn Mountains2013-04-01
48.MT-Lewis and ClarkRed Mountain9411Flathead Range2010-07-11
49.MT-TetonRocky Mountain9392Rocky Mountain Front1993-09-26
50.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains 
51.NM-HidalgoAnimas Mountains High Point8565Animas Area 
52.MT-PonderaPondera County High Point8440Rocky Mountain Front 
53.NM-LunaCookes Peak8408West Las Cruces Ranges 

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List Description

Important: This list show the highest points of the counties that the Continental Divide traverses. Note that many of these summits are not on or near the divide; often it does not go over or near the highest point in a county.


     Continental Divide Counties


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