Climbing Mountains

The 50 State Highpoints

Each of the 50 U.S. States has its own highpoint. Some are daunting mountains while others are simply little bumps in the landscape.

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As of August 2021, I’ve climbed 40/50.

Highest PointStateElevation (feet)Climbed?
CaliforniaMount Whitney14,505
ColoradoMount Elbert14,440✔️
WashingtonMount Rainier14,417
WyomingGannett Peak13,809
HawaiiMauna Kea13,803
UtahKings Peak13,534✔️
New Mexico
Wheeler Peak13,167✔️
NevadaBoundary Peak13,147
MontanaGranite Peak12,807
IdahoBorah Peak12,668
ArizonaHumphreys Peak12,637✔️
OregonMount Hood11,249
TexasGuadalupe Peak8,751
South DakotaHarney Peak7,244✔️
North CarolinaMount Mitchell6,684✔️
TennesseeClingmans Dome6,643✔️
New HampshireMount Washington6,288✔️
VirginiaMount Rogers5,729✔️
NebraskaPanorama Point5,427✔️
New YorkMount Marcy5,343✔️
MaineMount Katahdin5,270✔️
OklahomaBlack Mesa4,975✔️
West VirginiaSpruce Knob4,863✔️
GeorgiaBrasstown Bald4,784✔️
VermontMount Mansfield4,395✔️
KentuckyBlack Mountain4,145✔️
KansasMount Sunflower4,041✔️
South CarolinaSassafras Mountain3,560✔️
North DakotaWhite Butte3,508✔️
MassachusettsMount Greylock3,489✔️
PennsylvaniaMount Davis3,213✔️
ArkansasMount Magazine2,753✔️
AlabamaCheaha Mountain2,413✔️
ConnecticutSouth side of Mount Frissell2,379✔️
MinnesotaEagle Mountain2,302✔️
MichiganMount Arvon1,979✔️
WisconsinTimms Hill1,951✔️
New JerseyHigh Point1,803✔️
MissouriTaum Sauk Mountain1,772✔️
IowaHawkeye Point1,671✔️
OhioCampbell Hill1,549✔️
IndianaHoosier Hill1,257✔️
IllinoisCharles Mound1,235✔️
Rhode IslandJerimoth Hill811✔️
MississippiWoodall Mountain807✔️
LouisianaDriskill Mountain535✔️
DelawareEbright Azimuth447✔️
FloridaBritton Hill345✔️

All Mountains

An exhaustive list of all the mountains I’ve climbed. The rationale for inclusion on this list is that is has to be a named peak and getting to the top had to be done by foot.

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MountainLocationElevation (feet)
Bear PeakColorado8,461
Black MesaOklahoma4,975
Black MountainKentucky4,145
Brasstown BaldGeorgia4,784
Britton HillFlorida345
Cadillac MountainMaine1,529
Campbell HillOhio1,549
Cave RidgeKentucky920
Charles MoundIllinois1,235
Cheaha MountainAlabama2,413
Clingmans DomeTennessee6,643
Driskill MountainLouisiana535
Eagle MountainMinnesota2,302
Ebright AzimuthDelaware447
Harney PeakSouth Dakota7,244
Hawkeye PointIowa1,671
High PointNew Jersey1,803
Holy HillWisconsin1,330
Hoosier HillIndiana1,257
Humphreys PeakArizona12,637
Jerimoth HillRhode Island811
Kings PeakUtah13,534
Lapham PeakWisconsin1,232
Mount ArvonMichigan1,979
Mount DavisPennsylvania3,213
Mount ElbertColorado14,440
Mount EvansColorado14,264
Mount GreylockMassachusetts3,489
Mount KatahdinMaine5,270
Mount Le ConteTennessee6,593
Mount MagazineArkansas2,753
Mount MansfieldVermont4,395
Mount MarcyNew York5,343
Mount MitchellNorth Carolina6,684
Mount RogersVirginia5,729
Mount SunflowerKansas4,041
Mount WashburnWyoming10,243
Mount WashingtonNew Hampshire6,288
Panorama PointNebraska5,427
Sassafras MountainSouth Carolina3,560
South side of Mount FrissellConnecticut2,379
Spruce KnobWest Virginia4,863
Taum Sauk MountainMissouri1,772
Timms HillWisconsin1,951
Wheeler PeakNew Mexico
White ButteNorth Dakota3,508
Woodall MountainMississippi807
Acadia MountainMaine680
Saint Sauveur MountainMaine680
Big Moose MountainMaine3,195
Mt. KineoMaine1,788
South BubbleMaine766
Pemetic MountainMaine1,246
Beech MountainMaine841

  1. A limited list is something I desire to 100% complete. Learn more.

  2. A limitless list is impossible to complete. Its used for archival purposes. Learn more.