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Colorado County High Points

Showing Vince Kloster's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (54 out of 64, or 84.38%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range9073 
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range23401980-08-03
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53261982-09-04
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53261982-09-04
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range01982-09-04
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains42771983-09-04
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range45341982-08-22
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38621980-08-31
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501979-07-29
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501979-07-29
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23451981-09-20
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23451981-09-20
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29401979-06-17
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains40241982-07-03
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range40 
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains30301983-08-14
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55102004-10-24
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains21671985-09-01
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains8571984-07-05
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111 
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains14952005-09-11
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains21052007-07-22
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range36661986-08-07
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range24001988-08-11
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range15631985-09-08
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains27402004-09-05
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694 
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains28322007-07-01
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains17232005-09-10
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains18922004-09-06
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range23852003-06-28
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1202004-10-24
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges27512001-08-25
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area40342000-07-01
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range37671992-08-15
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range34601997-09-14
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area1072000-07-02
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range9092001-09-22
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains4132007-07-03
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area15962002-07-06
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area7562002-07-07
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range24002000-07-03
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range13561987-04-26
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains02000-06-18
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains80 
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains102000-06-18
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains02000-04-23
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range02008-04-06
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range02000-01-23
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains152000-01-08
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains02009-05-02
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains0 
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains02000-05-27
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains02003-05-18
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains0 
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains02003-05-18
57.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains02000-05-20
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains25 
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains3152000-10-09
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains3562000-05-27
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains0 
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains0 
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains02000-05-20
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains02000-05-20

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List Description

Colorado is a very mountainous state, and this list reflects its variety of peaks. Fifteen of the approximately 53 famous fourteeners are on this list, and the high thirteeners here make nice alternative hikes to those over-exposed peaks. The list also includes a number of high points on the vast, flat high plains in the eastern third of the state.

John Mitchler was the first to complete this list, on 9/14/1996.


  • Personal research prior to 1995 had determined 23 of these points. I also added all information on individual peak pages, such as latitude/longitude.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled by David Olson and reviewed by Andy Martin.
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         Colorado County High Points

    Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

           Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

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