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

Showing Nikolai Braun's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (5 out of 53, or 9.43%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)AscentsAscent Date
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2586 
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2586 
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1399 
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range325 
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2025 
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range296 
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range296 
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range99 
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains319 
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range205 
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges691 
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range9402010-10-17
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range9402010-10-17
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area260 
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area260 
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range696 
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains170 
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges735Unknown
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada212 
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range80 
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1112Unknown
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains347 
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range10012013-07-20
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains162 
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains184 
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range300 
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains51 
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains68 
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range270 
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range270 
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area357 
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range126 
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range61 
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range100 
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range602 
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range106 
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains45 
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range192 
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains53 
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains51 
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains47 
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains109 
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains109 
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range772 
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range42 
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada208 
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges673 
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada190 
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range33 
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 Ranges540 
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range189 

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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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