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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 Nevada3307
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada3307
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1821
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range455
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2528
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range389
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range389
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range121
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains426
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range268
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges929
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1261
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1261
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area372
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area372
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range907
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains237
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges991
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada280
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range96
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1381
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains503
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1288
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains224
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains252
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range415
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains71
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains92
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range341
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range341
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area467
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range158
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range74
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range142
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range791
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range125
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains62
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range246
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains75
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains60
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains58
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains151
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains151
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range1000
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range57
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada281
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges859
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada248
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range38
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range97
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range97
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges752
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range227

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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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