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Colorado County High Points

Showing Joe Lavelle's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (21 out of 64, or 32.81%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29401995-07-03
2.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501996-09-01
2.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501996-09-01
4.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range6941996-09-09
5.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38621997-07-21
6.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101997-12-13
7.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range23401998-05-23
8.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range21111998-06-06
9.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range24001999-07-10
10.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90731999-09-13
11.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range15632001-05-19
12.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range45342002-06-16
13.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains42772002-07-27
14.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452002-08-09
14.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452002-08-09
16.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262003-07-14
16.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262003-07-14
18.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains40242003-08-06
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains8572003-08-06
20.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains21672003-08-14
21.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains30302006-08-10
 HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0 
 CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range40 
 MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1495 
 San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2105 
 Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666 
 ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2740 
 MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2832 
 Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1723 
 ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1892 
 FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2385 
 TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range130 
 JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges2751 
 GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area4034 
 PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range3767 
 RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range3460 
 Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area107 
 JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range909 
 MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains413 
 DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area1596 
 MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area756 
 MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range2400 
 DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range1356 
 ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains  
 WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains  
 ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains  
 LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains0 
 BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range0 
 DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range0 
 AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains15 
 WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains  
 Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains0 
 BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains0 
 OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains0 
 CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains0 
 CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains  
 LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains  
 MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains  
 BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains315 
 ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains356 
 KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains0 
 YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains0 
 SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains  
 PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains  

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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.

Acknowledgements

  • 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.
  • Links

         Colorado County High Points

    Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

           Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

    Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

     


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