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Contiguous US 14ers

 
Contiguous US 14ers

Page Type: List

Location: United States, North America

Object Title: Contiguous US 14ers

 

Page By: Brian Kalet

Created/Edited: Aug 25, 2006 / Feb 24, 2014

Object ID: 218991

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Completers

The first people to complete the then-known contiguous US 14ers (51 CO, 12 CA? & 1 WA?) were father and son Carl and Bob Melzer in 1939 (1).  The first woman to complete the then-known contiguous US 14ers (54 CO, 14 CA & 1 WA) was Virginia Nolan (2-3).

The following is a list of people known to complete all of the 67 contiguous US 14ers with 300 feet of interpolated prominence:

Completer
Date of Completion
Age at Completion
Rich McAdams
September 1984
34
Bob Packard
July 1988
52
Brian Kalet
July 14, 2007
27
Teresa Gergen
September 2, 2008
44
Kirk Mallory
September 2, 2008
39
Shane McDonaldOctober 5, 201330

State Stats

State
Ranked Peaks
Percentage
First Appearance
CO
53
79
2
CA
12
18
1
WA
2
3
5

List

Ranked peaks have at least 300 feet of interpolated prominence.  Summitpost links are provided when available.  When unavailable, Lists of John links are provided.

Peak Name
Rank
Elevation
Line Parent
Isolation
Prominence
State
Peak Lat.
Peak Long.
Quadrangle Range
Mount Whitney
1
14,497'
Nevado de Toluca
1649.8
10,082'
CA
36.5786
-118.2924
Mount WhitneySierra
Mount Elbert
2
14,433'
Mount Whitney
669.2
9,093'
CO
39.1177
-106.4453
Mount ElbertSawatch
Mount Massive
3
14,421'
Mount Elbert
5.1
1,961'
CO
39.1875
-106.4756
Mount MassiveSawatch
Mount Harvard
4
14,420'
Mount Elbert
15.0
2,360'
CO
38.9243
-106.3208
Mount MassiveSawatch
Mount Rainier
5
14,411'
Mount Massive
933.3
13211'
WA
46.8528
-121.7604
Mount Rainier WestCascades
Mount Williamson
6
14,375'
Mount Whitney
5.5
1,678'
CA
36.6561
-118.3103
Mount WilliamsonSierra
Blanca Peak
7
14,345'
Mount Harvard
103.0
5,326'
CO
36.6561
-118.3103
Blanca PeakSangre de Cristo
“North Massive”
S
14,340'
Mount Massive
0.9
280'
CO
39.1956
-106.4857
Mount MassiveSawatch
La Plata Peak
8
14,336'
Mount Elbert
6.3
1,336'
CO
39.0294
-106.4729
Mount ElbertSawatch
Uncompahgre Peak
9
14,309'
La Plata Peak
84.0
4,249'
CO
38.0716
-107.4621
Uncompahgre PeakSan Juan
Crestone Peak
10
14,294'
Blanca Peak
27.5
4,554'
CO
37.9667
-105.5853
Crestone PeakSangre de Cristo
Mount Lincoln
11
14,286'
Mount Massive
22.3
3,866'
CO
39.3515
-106.1115
AlmaMosquito
Grays Peak
12
14,270'
Mount Lincoln
25.2
2,770'
CO
39.6337
-105.8175
Grays PeakFront
Mount Antero
13
14,269'
Mount Harvard
17.7
2,503'
CO
38.6741
-106.2462
Mount AnteroSawatch
Torreys Peak
14
14,267'
Grays Peak
0.6
560'
CO
39.6427
-105.8211
Grays PeakFront
Castle Peak
15
14,265'
La Plata Peak
20.8
2,337'
CO
39.7721
-106.8305
Hayden PeakElk
Quandary Peak
15
14,265'
Mount Lincoln
3.2
1,125'
CO
39.3972
-106.1064
BreckenridgeTenmile
Mount Evans
17
14,264'
Grays Peak
9.8
2,764'
CO
39.5882
-105.6436
Mount EvansFront
White Mountain Peak
18
14,256'
Mount Williamson
67.5
7206'
CA
37.6344
-118.2557
White Mountain PeakTrans Sierra
Longs Peak
19
14,255'
Torreys Peak
43.5
2,955'
CO
40.2548
-105.6161
Longs PeakFront
Mount Wilson
20
14,246'
Uncompahgre Peak
33.1
4,026'
CO
37.8391
-107.9915
Mount WilsonSan Juan
North Palisade
21
14,242'
White Mountain Peak
39.8
2,894'
CA
37.0939
-118.5219
North PalisadeSierra
Mount Cameron
 
14,238'
Mount Lincoln
0.5
138'
CO
39.3471
-106.1184
AlmaMosquito
Mount Shavano
22
14,229'
Mount Antero
3.8
1,619'
CO
38.6193
-106.2393
MaysvilleSawatch
“Starlight Peak”
 
14,200'
North Palisade
0.1
120'
CA
37.0951
-118.5142
North PalisadeSierra
Mount Belford
23
14,197'
Mount Harvard
3.3
1337'
CO
38.9606
-106.3608
Mount HarvardSawatch
Crestone Needle
23
14,197'
Crestone Peak
0.5
457'
CO
37.9647
-105.5767
Crestone PeakSangre de Cristo
Mount Princeton
23
14,197'
Mount Antero
5.2
2,177'
CO
38.7492
-106.2424
Mount AnteroSawatch
Mount Yale
26
14,196'
Mount Harvard
5.6
1,896'
CO
38.8442
-106.3137
Mount YaleSawatch
Mount Bross
27
14,172'
Mount Lincoln
1.1
312'
CO
39.3345
-106.1077
AlmaMosquito
Kit Carson Peak
28
14,165'
Crestone Peak
1.3
1,025'
CO
37.9796
-105.6025
Crestone PeakSangre de Cristo
Mount Shasta
29
14,162'
North Palisade
357.1
9,822'
CA
41.4094
-122.1939
Mount ShastaCascades
El Diente
 
14,159'
Mount Wilson
0.8
259'
CO
37.8393
-108.0052
Dolores PeakSan Juan
Maroon Peak
30
14,156'
Castle Peak
8.1
2,336'
CO
39.0708
-106.9890
Maroon BellsElk
Tabeguache Peak
31
14,155'
Mount Shavano
0.7
4,55'
CO
38.6254
-106.2508
Saint ElmoSawatch
Mount Oxford
32
14,153'
Mount Belford
1.2
653'
CO
38.9648
-106.3388
Mount HarvardSawatch
Mount Sill
32
14,153'
North Palisade
0.6
413'
CA
37.0944
-118.5019
North PalisadeSierra
Mount Sneffels
34
14,150'
Mount Wilson
15.8
3,050'
CO
38.0036
-107.7922
Mount SneffelsSan Juan
Mount Democrat
35
14,148'
Mount Lincoln
1.7
768'
CO
39.3396
-106.1399
ClimaxMosquito
Capitol Peak
36
14,130'
Maroon Peak
7.5
1,750'
CO
39.1502
-107.8300
Capitol PeakElk
Liberty Cap
37
14,112'
Mount Rainier
1.0
492'
WA
46.8632
-121.7736
Mount Rainer WestCascades
Pikes Peak
38
14,110'
Mount Evans
60.3
5,530'
CO
46.8632
-121.7736
Pikes PeakFront
Snowmass Mountain
39
14,092'
Capitol Peak
2.3
1,152'
CO
39.1187
-107.0665
Snowmass MountainElk
Mount Russell
40
14,088'
Mount Whitney
0.8
1,129'
CA
37.5774
-105.4857
Mount WhitneySierra
Mount Eolus
41
14,083'
Mount Wilson
25.5
2,183'
CO
37.6219
-107.6226
Columbine PassSan Juan
Windom Peak
42
14,082'
Mount Eolus
1.7
1,022'
CO
37.6212
-107.5919
Columbine PassSan Juan
Challenger Point
43
14,081'
Kit Carson Peak
0.2
301'
CO
37.9802
-105.6064
Crestone PeakSangre de Cristo
Polemonium Peak
 
14,080'
North Palisade
0.2
200'
CA
37.0936
-118.5111
Mount WhitneySierra
Mount Columbia
44
14,073'
Mount Harvard
1.9
893'
CO
38.9034
-106.2974
Mount HarvardSawatch
Missouri Mountain
45
14,067'
Mount Belford
1.3
847'
CO
38.9476
-106.3784
WinfieldSawatch
Humboldt Peak
46
14,064'
Crestone Needle
1.4
1,204'
CO
37.9761
-105.5550
Crestone PeakSangre de Cristo
Mount Bierstadt
47
14,060'
Mount Evans
1.4
720'
CO
39.5825
-105.6686
Mount EvansFront
Conundrum Peak
 
14,060'
Castle Peak
0.4
240'
CO
39.0143
-106.8638
Hayden PeakElk
"Southeast Longs"
 
14,060'
Longs Peak
0.13
240'
CO
40.2538
-105.6139
Longs PeakFront
Sunlight Peak
48
14,059'
Windom Peak
0.5
399'
CO
37.6273
-107.5958
Storm King PeakSan Juan
Split Mountain
49
14,058'
Mount Williamson
25.9
1,525'
CA
37.0208
-118.4214
Split MountainSierra
Handies Peak
50
14,048'
Uncompahgre Peak
11.2
1,908'
CO
37.9129
-107.5043
Handies PeakSan Juan
Culebra Peak
51
14,047'
Blanca Peak
25.0
4,827'
CO
37.1222
-105.1857
Culebra PeakSangre de Cristo
Ellingwood Point
52
14,042'
Blanca Peak
0.5
342'
CO
37.5825
-105.4925
Blanca PeakSangre de Cristo
Mount Lindsey
52
14,042'
Blanca Peak
2.3
1,542'
CO
37.5838
-105.4448
Blanca PeakSangre de Cristo
North Eolus
 
14,039'
Mount Eolus
0.2
179'
CO
37.6251
-107.6206
Storm King PeakSan Juan
Little Bear Peak
54
14,037'
Blanca Peak
1.0
377'
CO
37.5666
-105.4972
Blanca PeakSangre de Cristo
Mount Sherman
55
14,036'
Mount Democrat
8.1
896'
CO
39.2249
-106.1698
Mount ShermanMosquito
Redcloud Peak
56
14,034'
Handies Peak
4.9
1,454'
CO
37.9409
-107.4217
Redcloud PeakSan Juan
Mount Langley
57
14,026'
Mount Whitney
4.8
1,197'
CO
36.5233
-118.2395
Mount LangleySierra
North Maroon Peak
 
14,019'
Maroon Peak
0.4
234'
CO
39.0760
-106.9871
Maroon BellsElk
Pyramid Peak
58
14,018'
Maroon Peak
2.1
1,518'
CO
39.0715
-106.9501
Maroon BellsElk
Mount Tyndall
58
14,018'
Mount Williamson
1.4
1,125'
CA
36.6556
-118.3361
Mount WilliamsonSierra
Wilson Peak
60
14,017'
Mount Wilson
1.5
877'
CO
37.8603
-107.9847
Mount WilsonSan Juan
Wetterhorn Peak
61
14,015'
Uncompahgre Peak
2.8
1,635'
CO
38.0606
-107.5108
Wetterhorn PeakSan Juan
San Luis Peak
62
14,014'
Redcloud Peak
27.1
3,114'
CO
37.9868
-106.9311
San Luis PeakSan Juan
Middle Palisade
63
14,012'
Split Mountain
4.3
1,085'
CA
37.0700
-118.4692
Split MountainSierra
Mount Muir
63
14,012'
Mount Whitney
1.0
331'
CA
36.5639
-118.2911
Mount WhitneySierra
Mount of the Holy Cross
65
14,005'
Mount Massive
18.9
2,105'
CO
39.4668
-106.4816
Mount of the Holy CrossSawatch
Huron Peak
66
14,003'
Missouri Mountain
3.2
1,503'
CO
38.9455
-106.4380
WinfieldSawatch
Thunderbolt Peak
 
14,003'
North Palisade
0.3
223'
CA
37.0981
-118.5167
North PalisadeSierra
Sunshine Peak
67
14,001'
Redcloud Peak
1.3
501'
CO
37.9227
-107.4255
Redcloud PeakSan Juan


References

2. Trail & Timberline, Issue 1005, Winter 2010, Page 13.
3. Woody Smith, volunteer historian at the Colorado Mountain Club, personal communication, 1/19/2010.

Credits

Summit Sight

Images

Alpenglow on Mt. Whitney