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Colorado County High Points

Showing Brian Kalet's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (48 out of 64, or 75%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90732004-08-15
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range23402004-10-10
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262006-07-22
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262006-07-22
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range02006-07-22
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains42772006-05-14
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range45342006-06-17
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38622004-07-04
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27502004-07-25
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27502004-07-25
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452005-04-07
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452005-04-07
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29402003-08-31
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains40242006-08-19
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range402006-06-17
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains30302006-04-22
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101984
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains21672006-08-12
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains8572006-08-28
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range21112006-06-25
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains14952007-06-23
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains21052007-06-24
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range36662014-06-14
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range24002009-07-08
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range15632007-03-18
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2740 
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range6942006-01-07
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2832 
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1723 
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1892 
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range23852011-06-18
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1302009-08-30
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges27512007-11-18
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area40342014-08-31
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range37672012-07-14
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range3460 
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area107 
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range9092010-12-22
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains413 
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area1596 
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area756 
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range24002014-09-21
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range13562011-03-19
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains 2009-08-07
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains 2012-11-03
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains 2009-08-07
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains02009-08-30
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range02009-08-07
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range02009-08-07
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains152009-08-07
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains 2009-08-08
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains0 
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains02011-01-30
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains0 
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains0 
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains  
57.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains0 
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains 2012-12-25
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains3152012-01-07
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains3562012-01-15
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains0 
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains02009-08-30
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains0 
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains 2009-08-08

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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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