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

Showing Kirk Mallory's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (52 out of 60, or 86.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.AK-DenaliDenali20,310West-Central Alaska Range 
2.AK-YakutatMount Saint Elias18,008Southern Icefield Ranges 
3.AK-Valdez-CordovaMount Bona16,500Northern Saint Elias Mountains 
4.AK-Hoonah-AngoonMount Fairweather15,325Fairweather Range 
5.AK-Matanuska-SusitnaMount Hunter14,573West-Central Alaska Range 
6.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2001-08-15
6.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2001-08-15
8.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1997-09-13
9.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range1998-08-08
10.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2007-06-14
11.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1998-08-23
11.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range1998-08-23
13.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range1998-08-23
14.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains1998-07-26
15.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range1999-07-05
16.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1997-08-16
17.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1997-07-19
17.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1997-07-19
19.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1998-08-02
19.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area1998-08-02
21.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1999-09-18
22.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains1999-05-31
22.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges2001-06-30
24.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada2007-09-03
25.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range2005-06-18
26.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades2000-05-29
27.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains1999-05-22
28.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1998-06-28
29.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains1999-09-07
30.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains1999-06-06
31.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range1997-09-27
32.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains2000-10-07
33.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains1999-10-23
34.AK-Southeast FairbanksMount Hayes13,832Hayes Range 
35.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2008-08-04
35.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range2008-08-04
37.HI-HawaiiMauna Kea13,796Hawaii Big Island2013-04-29
38.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area2006-08-20
39.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range2001-10-21
40.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2003-10-18
41.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1998-11-01
42.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range2002-06-23
43.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range2002-06-24
44.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2003-06-14
45.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range1999-03-06
46.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2002-07-21
47.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains2003-04-13
48.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains2003-06-15
49.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2012-08-05
49.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains2012-08-05
51.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1998-07-25
52.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range2012-08-07
53.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
54.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges2001-07-01
55.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada 
56.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2002-05-19
57.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2003-06-08
57.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range2003-06-08
59.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges2004-05-15
60.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range2002-06-09

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List Description

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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) 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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