Highest Mountains in America

Plus, rock climbing, ice climbing, hiking and backpacking information

Peak

Rank

State

Height

Range

Mount McKinley(Denali)

1

Alaska

20,320 

Alaska

Mount Saint Elias

2

Alaska

18,008

Saint Elias

Mount Foraker

3

Alaska

17,400

Alaska

Mount Bona

4

Alaska

16,500

Wrangell

Mount Blackburn

5

Alaska

16,390

Wrangell

Mount Sanford

6

Alaska

16,237

Wrangell

Mount Vancouver

7

Alaska

15,700

Saint Elias

Mount Churchill

8

Alaska

15,638

Saint Elias

Mount Fairweather

9

Alaska

15,300

Saint Elias

Mount Hubbard

10

Alaska

14,950

Saint Elias

Mount Bear

11

Alaska

14,831

Saint Elias

Mount Hunter

12

Alaska

14,573

Alaska

Browne Tower

13

Alaska

14,530

Alaska

Mount Whitney

14

California

14,494

Sierra

University Peak

15

Alaska

14,470

Saint Elias

Aello Peak

16

Alaska

14,445

Saint Elias

Mount Elbert

17

Colorado

14,433

Sawatch

Mount Massive

18

Colorado

14,421

Sawatch

Mount Harvard

19

Colorado

14,420

Sawatch

Mount Rainier

20

Washington

14,410

Cascade

Mount Williamson

21

California

14,375

Sierra

Blanca Peak

22

Colorado

14,345

Sangre de Cristo

La Plata Peak

23

Colorado

14,336

Sawatch

Uncompahgre Peak

24

Colorado

14,309

San Juan

Crestone Peak

25

Colorado

14,294

Sangre de Cristo

   

Climbing, Backpacking and Hiking Information for serious climbers.


 

Summitpost.org  - Here you'll find climbing info on a growing selection of mountains. This site is built by its members, so if you see a part of the site that could benefit from your knowledge, or if you have a photo to upload, you're welcome to contribute.

CascadeClimbers.com - Welcome to the cascadeclimbers. be sure to check out the recent trip reports and read up on the latest access news here as well. The ever popular message board can be found here.


Mountainzone.com
This site offers guides on specific climbs as well as articles, interviews and auctions for climbing gear.

GORP
The Great Outdoor Recreation Pages is loaded with climbing information for the enthusiasts, including a climbing forum, trips, gear, clubs and links to local climbing guides.

American Mountains Guides Association
This non-profit group has put together a useful site that helps climbers with support and education.

ClimbingCentral.com
Dedicated to rock and ice climbing in the Midwest.

The Online Climbing Guide
Useful guide to global climbing locations.

GreatOutdoors.com
This site has helpful information on trips, climbing tips and gear.

Rock & Ice
Very cool site for the climbing enthusiast.

RockClimbing.com
Tons of forums relating to climbing.

Omega Pacific
Top quality climbing gear with a huge selection.

REI.com

Awesome site for climbing gear.


 

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This listing of the the hightest mountains is one of our few list that will not change. If you have any ideas for new top ten lists concerning rock climbing, backpacking, hiking or any other outdoor activities, please email us and let us know!