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U.S. State High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
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1.AlabamaCheaha Mountain24051445  
2.AlaskaDenali20,31020,146  
3.ArizonaHumphreys Peak12,6336039  
4.ArkansasMagazine Mountain27532133  
5.CaliforniaMount Whitney14,49810,078  
6.ColoradoMount Elbert14,4339073  
7.ConnecticutMount Frissell-South Slope23800  
8.DelawareEbright Azimuth45040  
9.FloridaBritton Hill34565  
10.GeorgiaBrasstown Bald47842108  
11.HawaiiMauna Kea13,79613,796  
12.IdahoBorah Peak12,6625982  
13.IllinoisCharles Mound123595  
14.IndianaHoosier Hill1257297  
15.IowaHawkeye Point167040  
16.KansasMount Sunflower403919  
17.KentuckyBlack Mountain41391899  
18.LouisianaDriskill Mountain535225  
19.MaineKatahdin52684288  
20.MarylandBackbone Mountain336080  
21.MassachusettsMount Greylock34872463  
22.MichiganMount Arvon1979949  
23.MinnesotaEagle Mountain23011321  
24.MississippiWoodall Mountain806296  
25.MissouriTaum Sauk Mountain1772512  
26.MontanaGranite Peak12,7994759  
27.NebraskaPanorama Point542626  
28.NevadaBoundary Peak13,140253  
29.New HampshireMount Washington62886148  
30.New JerseyHigh Point1803883  
31.New MexicoWheeler Peak13,1613409  
32.New YorkMount Marcy53444914  
33.North CarolinaMount Mitchell66846089  
34.North DakotaWhite Butte3506546  
35.OhioCampbell Hill1549639  
36.OklahomaBlack Mesa49730  
37.OregonMount Hood11,2397706  
38.PennsylvaniaMount Davis3213653  
39.Rhode IslandJerimoth Hill812192  
40.South CarolinaSassafras Mountain3554754  
41.South DakotaBlack Elk Peak72312911  
42.TennesseeClingmans Dome66434503  
43.TexasGuadalupe Peak87493029  
44.UtahKings Peak13,5286348  
45.VermontMount Mansfield43933633  
46.VirginiaMount Rogers57292449  
47.WashingtonMount Rainier14,41113,246  
48.West VirginiaSpruce Knob48612781  
49.WisconsinTimms Hill1951425  
50.WyomingGannett Peak13,8047076  

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Dave Goodell, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

The fifty state high points of the United States are an increasingly popular peakbagging pursuit. There is a club (the Highpointers) and several guidebooks to completing this diverse list of peaks.

Of the fifty high points, five require real mountaineering skills: Denali in Alaska; Washington state's Mount Rainier and Oregon's Mount Hood in the Pacific Northwest; and Montana's Granite Peak and Wyoming's Gannett Peak in the Northern Rockies. Another five or so (Illinois, Kentucky, and others) are on private land and require landowner permission or visiting on specially scheduled open access dates.

Most of the remaining state summits are easy hikes or drive-ups. Hiking the cool forests of the Appalachians, exploring the windy, lonely high plains, and backpacking above treeline in the western mountains are all part of the great fun of this scavenger hunt.

This list includes does not include the high point of the District of Columbia. This is the version the Highpointers Club recognizes.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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