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Colorado County High Points

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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
Ascent Date
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range9093Unknown
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2360Unknown
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326Unknown
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326Unknown
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0Unknown
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277Unknown
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4554Unknown
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges3862Unknown
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2770Unknown
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2770Unknown
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2365Unknown
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2365Unknown
13.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,260Sangre de Cristo Range80Unknown
14.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2940Unknown
15.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024Unknown
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3050Unknown
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range5530Unknown
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2187Unknown
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857Unknown
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111Unknown
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1515Unknown
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2105Unknown
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3686Unknown
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2420Unknown
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563Unknown
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2760Unknown
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range714Unknown
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2852Unknown
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1743Unknown
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1912Unknown
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2405Unknown
32.TellerDevils Playground13,070Front Range140Unknown
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges2771Unknown
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area4054Unknown
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range3777Unknown
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range3470Unknown
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area127Unknown
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range929Unknown
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains433Unknown
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area1616Unknown
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area776Unknown
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,860Park Range2440Unknown
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range1376Unknown
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7370Central Great Plains Unknown
45.WeldWeld County High Point6385Central Great Plains Unknown
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6215Central Great Plains Unknown
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5970Central Great Plains20Unknown
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5845Front Range10Unknown
49.DenverDenver High Point5685Front Range10Unknown
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains20Unknown
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5430Central Great Plains Unknown
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5295Central Great Plains10Unknown
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5290Southern Great Plains20Unknown
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5270Southern Great Plains20Unknown
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5255Central Great Plains10Unknown
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5225Central Great Plains Unknown
57.LoganLogan County High Point4945Central Great Plains10Unknown
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains Unknown
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains325Unknown
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains356Unknown
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4695Central Great Plains101997-06-11
62.YumaYuma County High Point4445Central Great Plains10Unknown
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4125Central Great Plains10Unknown
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4115Central Great Plains Unknown

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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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