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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 Nevada2752
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2752
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1471
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range340
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2098
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range310
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range310
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range100
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains338
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range214
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges745
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range997
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range997
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area277
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area277
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range724
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains178
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges785
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada234
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range83
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1164
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains367
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1062
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains174
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains196
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range315
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains55
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains71
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range276
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range276
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area378
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range133
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range65
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range110
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range621
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range106
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains47
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range201
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains55
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains51
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains47
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains112
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains112
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range810
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range42
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada224
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges710
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada203
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range35
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range80
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range80
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges573
53.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) 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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