Jump to Map of List PeaksShow List using Metric Units

Fred Beckey's Great Peaks of the Continent

RankPeak Elev-Ft State Prom-Ft Range (Level 3)Ascents
1.Mount Washington6288New Hampshire6148Northern U.S. Appalachians4258
2.Mount Whitney14,498California10,078Sierra Nevada2790
3.Mount Rainier14,411Washington13,246Cascade Range2128
4.Mount Marcy5344New York4914Canadian Shield1966
5.Mount Saint Helens8333Washington4573Cascade Range1885
6.Katahdin5268Maine4288Northern U.S. Appalachians1730
7.Mount Hood11,239Oregon7706Cascade Range1563
8.Clingmans Dome6643North Carolina/Tennessee4503Blue Ridge Mountains1415
9.Mount Shasta14,162California9762Cascade Range1206
10.Humphreys Peak12,633Arizona6039Colorado Plateau1124
11.Pikes Peak14,110Colorado5510Southern Rocky Mountains1091
12.Black Elk Peak7231South Dakota2911Great Plains826
13.Longs Peak14,255Colorado2940Southern Rocky Mountains739
14.Mount Timpanogos11,749Utah5269Western Rocky Mountains583
15.Mount Shuksan9131Washington4411Cascade Range551
16.Mount Sneffels14,150Colorado3030Southern Rocky Mountains380
16.Grand Teton13,770Wyoming6530Greater Yellowstone Rockies380
18.Pico de Orizaba18,491Puebla/Veracruz16,148Cordillera Neovolcanica314
19.Gannett Peak13,804Wyoming7076Greater Yellowstone Rockies278
20.North Palisade14,242California2894Sierra Nevada235
21.Mount Ritter13,143California3957Sierra Nevada229
22.Denali20,310Alaska20,146Alaska Range220
23.Maroon Peak14,156Colorado2316Southern Rocky Mountains179
24.Fremont Peak13,745Wyoming1184Greater Yellowstone Rockies69
25.Mount Moran12,605Wyoming2605Greater Yellowstone Rockies34
26.Mount Assiniboine11,864Alberta/British Columbia6831Canadian Rockies27
27.Mount Sir Donald10,774British Columbia2867Columbia Mountains22
27.Mount Wilbur9321Montana2136Central Montana Rocky Mountains22
29.Mount Robson12,989British Columbia9249Canadian Rockies8
29.Ship Rock7178New Mexico1558Colorado Plateau8
31.Mount Saint Elias18,008Alaska/Yukon Territory11,184Saint Elias Mountains5
32.Mount Waddington13,186British Columbia10,758Coast Mountains4
32.Devils Thumb9111Alaska/British Columbia3369Coast Mountains4
34.Howser Spire11,194British Columbia4262Columbia Mountains2
35.Mount Deborah12,339Alaska5139Alaska Range1

Front Runners List: Click to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using

Compare Climbers: Click to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.


Map Showing Location of Peaks

 = Peak with Rank #1 on List;   = Other Peaks

Click on a peak to see its name and a clickable link.

(Map only shows peaks ranked by clean prominence)

Click Here for a Full Screen Map

This page has been served 121941 times since 2004-11-01.

Copyright © 1987-2020 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service