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Colorado County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4) Prom-M 
1.LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range2765
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range713
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range1623
3.CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range1623
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range0
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains1303
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range1382
8.ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges1177
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range838
9.SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range838
11.GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area715
11.PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area715
13.BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range896
14.DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains1226
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4340Sangre de Cristo Range12
16.OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains924
17.El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range1680
18.La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains661
19.San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains261
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range644
21.MineralPhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains455
22.San JuanVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains642
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range1117
24.LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range731
25.GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range476
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains835
27.GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range212
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains863
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains525
30.ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains577
31.FremontBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range727
32.TellerDevils Playground3981Front Range40
33.JacksonClark Peak3947Southern Wyoming Ranges838
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain3765Flat Tops Area1229
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain3763Sangre de Cristo Range1148
36.RouttMount Zirkel3712Park Range1054
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point3666Flat Tops Area33
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak3532Front Range277
39.MontroseCastle Rock3491San Juan Mountains126
40.DeltaMount Lamborn3474Elk Range Area487
41.MesaLeon Peak3425Elk Range Area231
42.MoffatBlack Mountain3304Park Range731
43.DouglasThunder Butte2998Front Range413
44.ElbertElbert County High Point2243Central Great Plains 
45.WeldWeld County High Point1945Central Great Plains 
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge1893Central Great Plains 
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point1817Central Great Plains0
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point1780Front Range0
49.DenverDenver High Point1731Front Range0
50.AdamsAdams County High Point1727Central Great Plains5
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point1652Central Great Plains 
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point1612Central Great Plains0
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope1609Southern Great Plains0
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast1603Southern Great Plains0
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East1600Central Great Plains0
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point1591Central Great Plains 
57.LoganLogan County High Point1506Central Great Plains 
58.MorganShannon Benchmark1504Central Great Plains 
59.BentBent County High Point1480Southern Great Plains96
60.ProwersTwo Buttes1436Southern Great Plains109
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point1430Central Great Plains0
62.YumaYuma County High Point1353Central Great Plains0
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point1256Central Great Plains 
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point1253Central 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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