At an elevation of 20,310 ft / 6,191 m, Alaska's Denali in the Alaska Range is the highest peak in North America, one of the coveted "7 Summits".
The Rocky Mountains are the longest range in North America, extending north to south for 3,000 miles / 4,800 km across Canada and the United States, reaching elevations higher than 14,000 ft / 4,300 m in Colorado.
The ancient Appalachian Mountains stretch the length of the eastern United States and include many of the most popular peaks on peakery.
The Coast Range, Sierra Nevada, and Cascade mountain ranges run close to the Pacific coast, reaching altitudes higher than 14,000 ft /4,300 m.
The Sierra Madres stretch north-south through the center of Mexico and into Central America, and includes several volcanos over 4,000 m. Volcanic Pico de Orizaba at 18,491 ft/ 5,636 m is the highest peak in North America outside of Alaska.