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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Continental Divide

Showing Eric Higginbotham's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (9 out of 53, or 16.98%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)AscentsAscent Date
1.CO-LakeMount Elbert14,433Elbert-Massive-Fryingpan Area1432 
2.CO-Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Central Front Range963 
2.CO-SummitGrays Peak14,270Central Front Range963 
4.CO-ParkMount Lincoln14,286Mosquito Range716 
5.CO-BoulderLongs Peak14,255Rocky Mountain National Park Area708 
6.WY-TetonGrand Teton13,770Teton Range364 
7.CO-ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Collegiate Peaks330 
8.CO-HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309North-Central San Juan Mountains328 
9.CO-EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Northern Sawatch Range305 
10.WY-FremontGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range271 
10.WY-SubletteGannett Peak13,804Northern Wind River Range271 
12.CO-GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Mountains267 
12.CO-PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Mountains267 
14.CO-SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Northern Sangre de Cristo Range208 
15.CO-GilpinJames Peak13,294Central Front Range194 
16.NM-CibolaMount Taylor11,301North San Mateo Mountains178 
17.CO-GrandPettingell Peak13,553Central Front Range104 
18.MT-RavalliTrapper Peak10,157Central Bitteroot Range1012008-08-09
19.NM-Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Santa Fe Mountains80 
20.WY-CarbonMedicine Bow Peak-West Ridge11,920Medicine Bow Mountains75 
21.MT-GlacierMount Cleveland10,466Lewis Range74 
22.CO-San JuanVermilion Peak13,894West-Central San Juan Mountains68 
23.CO-LarimerHagues Peak13,560Rocky Mountain National Park Area62 
24.CO-RouttMount Zirkel12,180Central Park Range57 
25.CO-MineralPhoenix Peak13,895La Garita Mountains53 
26.CO-JacksonClark Peak12,951Medicine Bow Mountains52 
27.CO-Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203Southern San Juan Mountains51 
28.CO-ConejosConejos Peak13,172Southern San Juan Mountains47 
28.NM-CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Mogollon Mountains47 
28.NM-LunaCookes Peak8408West Las Cruces Ranges47 
31.CO-ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300Southern San Juan Mountains45 
31.MT-Silver BowTable Mountain10,223Highland Mountains452014-07-20
31.NM-GrantMcKnight Mountain10,165Black Range45 
31.NM-SierraMcKnight Mountain10,165Black Range45 
31.WY-SweetwaterPine Mountain9550East Flaming Gorge Area45 
36.MT-JeffersonCrow Peak9414Elkhorn Mountains442015-06-20
37.WY-ParkFrancs Peak13,153Southern Absaroka Range42 
38.MT-TetonRocky Mountain9392Rocky Mountain Front382017-07-29
39.MT-Lewis and ClarkRed Mountain9411Flathead Range372016-07-23
40.MT-FlatheadMount Stimson10,142Lewis Range35 
41.MT-PowellMount Powell10,168Flint Creek Range332015-07-19
42.ID-LemhiBell Mountain11,612Lemhi Range31 
42.MT-Deer LodgeWest Goat Peak10,793Anaconda Range312014-09-01
44.MT-BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154Pioneer Mountains302015-08-01
45.NM-McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166North San Mateo Mountains27 
46.NM-SandovalRedondo Peak11,254Jemez Mountains26 
46.ID-ClarkWebber Peak-East Peak11,200Beaverhead Mountains26 
48.MT-MadisonHilgard Peak11,316Madison Range23 
49.MT-GallatinWilson Peak10,705Madison Range19 
49.MT-GraniteWarren Peak10,463Anaconda Range192016-08-13
51.ID-FremontNorth Targhee Peak10,400Lionshead-Henrys Lake Ranges17 
51.NM-HidalgoAnimas Mountains High Point8565Animas Area17 
53.MT-PonderaPondera County High Point8440Rocky Mountain Front6 

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List Description

Important: This list show the highest points of the counties that the Continental Divide traverses. Note that many of these summits are not on or near the divide; often it does not go over or near the highest point in a county.


     Continental Divide Counties


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