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Colorado County High Points

Showing Dick Ellsworth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (18 out of 64, or 28.12%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4) Prom-M Ascent Date
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 Range16802009-05
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 Range402009-05
33.JacksonClark Peak3947Southern Wyoming Ranges838 
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain3765Flat Tops Area1229 
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain3763Sangre de Cristo Range11482013-06-03
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 Range7312009-07
43.DouglasThunder Butte2998Front Range413 
44.ElbertElbert County High Point2243Central Great Plains Unknown
45.WeldWeld County High Point1945Central Great Plains  
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge1893Central Great Plains Unknown
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point1817Central Great Plains0Unknown
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point1780Front Range0 
49.DenverDenver High Point1731Front Range0 
50.AdamsAdams County High Point1727Central Great Plains5Unknown
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point1652Central Great Plains Unknown
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point1612Central Great Plains0 
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope1609Southern Great Plains02009-07
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast1603Southern Great Plains02013-07-10
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East1600Central Great Plains0 
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point1591Central Great Plains 2013-07-10
57.LoganLogan County High Point1506Central Great Plains Unknown
58.MorganShannon Benchmark1504Central Great Plains  
59.BentBent County High Point1480Southern Great Plains962013-11-16
60.ProwersTwo Buttes1436Southern Great Plains1092009-07
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point1430Central Great Plains02009-07
62.YumaYuma County High Point1353Central Great Plains0Unknown
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point1256Central Great Plains  
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point1253Central 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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