Peaks

 

50

 

 

Pursuers

 

1798

 

 

Finishers

 

2

 

 

The 50 highest points in each of the 50 US states. Includes both famous peaks and obscure points of highest elevation. It ranges from mighty Denali in Alaska (20,320 ft) to tiny Britton Hill in Florida (345 ft). The Highpointers Club, founded by Jakk Longacre in 1986, focuses on completion of this challenge. See more at http://highpointers.org

 

Highest peak

Denali

20,310 ft / 6,190 m

Most prominent peak

Denali

20,146 ft / 6,140 m

Most summited peak

Mount Washington

895 summits

Most difficult peak

Mount Whitney

Class 1

Difficulty breakdown

Class 1/2 6 peaks

Class 3/4 2 peaks

Top climbing months

July   19%

August   17%

June   14%

"Solo. Parked in the AT lot just south of the visitor center for the park as I had read there was a time limit in that lot. It was a brisk 12° or so when I started out at 0930. The trail was flat and wide, and very evident that in warmer seasons it’s a mucky nightmare and very eroded. Once I crossed the park road into the woods proper, I was on a rocky and gently uphill climb. I was expecting full cloud cover, but I did get some blue sky (albeit hazy) and some sun! I could see the obelisk on trail, and shortly came up to to the observation deck, which is very nicely constructed and prett" - High Point (New Jersey), kellieirene, Jan 17, 2019
"Part of a 72 hour, 3000km, 5 state high point, 6 state blitz from Calgary to Nashville. Snow led to late arrival and unplanned bivy at Nashville airport to get rental car at 6am. Camped free near Pennsacola, Florida on Sunday night (65F). Hotel in Arkansas on Monday (30F). Cheaha and Britton Hill on Sunday. Driscol Mtn (and False Mtn) and Bonny and Clyde Memorial on Monday. Magazine and Woodall on Monday enroute to another bivy at Nashville airport (28F)." - Mount Magazine, alexjoseph, Dec 4, 2018
"5th state high point in 55 hours...Part of a 72 hour, 3000km, 5 state high point, 6 state blitz from Calgary to Nashville. Snow led to late arrival and unplanned bivy at Nashville airport to get rental car at 6am. Camped free near Pennsacola, Florida on Sunday night (65F). Hotel in Arkansas on Monday (30F). Cheaha and Britton Hill on Sunday. Driscol Mtn (and False Mtn) and Bonny and Clyde Memorial on Monday. Magazine and Woodall on Monday enroute to another bivy at Nashville airport (28F)." - Woodall Mountain, alexjoseph, Dec 4, 2018
"Part of a 72 hour, 3000km, 5 state high point, 6 state blitz from Calgary to Nashville. Snow led to late arrival and unplanned bivy at Nashville airport to get rental car at 6am. Camped free near Pennsacola, Florida on Sunday night (65F). Hotel in Arkansas on Monday (30F). Cheaha and Britton Hill on Sunday. Driscol Mtn (and False Mtn) and Bonny and Clyde Memorial on Monday. Magazine and Woodall on Monday enroute to another bivy at Nashville airport (28F)." - Driskill Mountain, alexjoseph, Dec 3, 2018
"Part of a 72 hour, 3000km, 5 state high point, 6 state blitz from Calgary to Nashville. Snow led to late arrival and unplanned bivy at Nashville airport to get rental car at 6am. Camped free near Pennsacola, Florida on Sunday night (65F). Hotel in Arkansas on Monday (30F). Cheaha and Britton Hill on Sunday. Driscol Mtn (and False Mtn) and Bonny and Clyde Memorial on Monday. Magazine and Woodall on Monday enroute to another bivy at Nashville airport (28F)." - Britton Hill, alexjoseph, Dec 2, 2018