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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 Nevada2958
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Sequoia Sierra Nevada2958
3.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range1622
4.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range397
5.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2251
6.CO-AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range348
6.CO-CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range348
8.CO-HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range110
9.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains385
10.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range245
11.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges842
12.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range1127
12.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range1127
14.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area323
14.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area323
16.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range806
17.CO-DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains214
17.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246West Great Basin Ranges891
19.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Central Sierra Nevada252
20.CO-CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range90
21.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162California Cascades1273
22.CO-OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains441
23.CO-El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range1174
24.CO-La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains198
25.CO-San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains228
26.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range365
27.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains64
28.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains87
29.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range306
29.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Wind River Range306
31.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range-Yellowstone Area423
32.CO-Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range149
33.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range68
34.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range127
35.UT-DuchesneKings Peak13,528Uinta Range714
36.UT-SummitGilbert Peak13,442Uinta Range115
37.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains56
38.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range223
39.CO-MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains63
40.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains57
41.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains51
42.WY-Big HornCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains128
42.WY-JohnsonCloud Peak13,167Bighorn Mountains128
44.NM-TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range873
45.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Absaroka Range52
46.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada253
47.NV-EsmeraldaBoundary Peak13,140West Great Basin Ranges778
48.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada220
49.CO-FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range37
50.NM-MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range91
50.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range91
52.NV-White PineWheeler Peak13,063East Central Great Basin Ranges665
53.CO-TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range210

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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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