|Mt. Elbert 14,433' Sawatch
(Tallest in CO & second highest in the lower 48)
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|La Plata Peak 14,336' Sawatch Range,CO|
|Uncomphagre Peak 14,309' San Juan Range,CO||< photos >|
|Quandary Peak 14,256' Tenmile-Mosquito Range,CO|
|Longs Peak 14,255' Front Range,CO||< photos >|
|Mt. Yale 14,196' Sawatch Range,CO||< photos >|
|Missouri Mountain 14,067' Sawatch Range,CO||< photos >|
|Wetterhorn Peak 14,015' San Juan Range,CO||< photos >|
|Mt. Oso 13,684' San Juan Range,CO||< photos >|
|West Spanish Peak 13,626' Sangre de Christo Range,CO||< photos >|
|Trinchera Peak 13,517' Sangre de Christo Range,CO||< photos >|
|Mt. Lady Washington 13,281' Front Range,Co|
|Wheeler Peak 13,161'
Sangre de Christo Range,NM
(Tallest in NM)
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Pico de Orizaba (Veracruz, Mexico) - 18,701'
aka- Citlaltpetl, aka- Star Mountain
Orizaba's exact elevation is disputed & has been reported as high as just shy of 19.000'. What is established is that it is the 3rd highest peak in North America. Alaska's Mount McKinley is highest at 20,322' and Canada's Mount Logan second at 19,550'. Alaska's St. Elias is fourth at 18,008'. Sure, Everest was measured inaccurately originally in the early 1800's, but this is the 21st century & the only thing everyone can agree upon about Orizaba is that it is in fact tall.
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