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U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascents
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada3653
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada3653
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range2030
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range519
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2766
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range432
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range432
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak - Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range135
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains478
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range299
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges1059
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1434
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1434
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area412
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area412
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range1022
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains272
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges1072
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada292
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak - East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range105
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1511
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains590
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1441
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains260
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains293
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range482
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains78
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains104
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range382
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range382
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area532
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range169
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range79
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range153
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range872
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range131
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains70
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range287
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains86
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains67
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains66
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains169
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains169
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1083
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range63
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada314
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges913
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada265
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range39
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range107
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range107
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges825
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range246

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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) in the 48 contiguous United States. Note that well over half the counties on this list are in Colorado. Bob Packard climbed all of these summits by 1997.


  • 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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