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Colorado County High Points

Showing Layne Bracy's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (64 out of 64, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27502002-07-20
1.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27502002-07-20
3.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90732002-07-22
4.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38622002-09-05
5.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55102002-09-26
6.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452002-10-19
6.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452002-10-19
8.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29402003-07-10
9.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains30302003-07-18
10.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains42772003-07-19
11.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range45342003-07-31
11.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range402003-07-31
13.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262003-08-13
13.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262003-08-13
15.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains40242003-08-14
16.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range23402003-08-16
17.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range21112003-08-23
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains21672003-09-05
19.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range02003-10-19
20.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range02003-10-20
21.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains152003-10-21
22.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range13562003-10-23
23.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains8572003-10-25
24.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains102003-10-28
25.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains252003-10-30
26.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range36662003-11-01
26.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains02003-11-01
26.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains3562003-11-01
29.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains02003-11-06
29.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains02003-11-06
29.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains02003-11-06
29.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains02003-11-06
33.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains02003-11-11
33.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains02003-11-11
35.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains02003-11-13
36.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains02003-11-20
36.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains02003-11-20
38.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains02003-11-24
38.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains02003-11-24
38.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains02003-11-24
41.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range6942003-12-04
42.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range15632003-12-06
43.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range9092003-12-26
44.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1202004-01-02
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains802004-05-20
46.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range37672004-06-12
47.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains28322004-07-07
48.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains4132004-07-09
49.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area15962004-07-10
50.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area7562004-07-24
51.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges27512004-08-14
52.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains21052004-08-21
53.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range02004-08-27
54.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area1072004-09-06
55.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range34602004-09-08
56.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range23852005-05-07
57.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range24002005-06-18
58.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains27402005-07-01
58.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains17232005-07-01
58.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains18922005-07-01
61.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains14952005-07-02
62.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area40342005-07-11
62.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range24002005-07-11
64.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains3152005-07-14

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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)

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


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