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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascents
1.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range221
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges5
3.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range15
4.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range8
5.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2754
5.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2754
7.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1471
8.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range340
9.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2098
10.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range310
10.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range310
12.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range100
13.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains338
14.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range214
15.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges745
16.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1000
16.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1000
18.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area277
18.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area277
20.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range724
21.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains178
21.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges785
23.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada234
24.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range83
25.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1165
26.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains368
27.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1063
28.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains174
29.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains196
30.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range315
31.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains55
32.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains71
33.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range3
34.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range276
34.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range276
36.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island601
37.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area378
38.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range133
39.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range65
40.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range110
41.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range621
42.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range106
43.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains47
44.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range201
45.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains55
46.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains51
47.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains47
48.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains112
48.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains112
50.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range810
51.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range42
52.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada224
53.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges710
54.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada203
55.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range35
56.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range80
56.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range80
58.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges573
59.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range192

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This list shows all the peaks that are over 13,000 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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