Colorado County High Points
Showing Tim Worth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (49 out of 64, or 76.56%)
|Rank||County||Peak|| Elev-Ft ||Range (Level 4)|| Prom-Ft ||Ascent Date|
|50.||Adams||Adams County High Point||5665||Central Great Plains||15||2003|
|3.||Alamosa||Blanca Peak||14,345||Sangre de Cristo Range||5326||2002|
|46.||Arapahoe||Smoky Hill Ridge||6210||Central Great Plains||10||2003|
|26.||Archuleta||Summit Peak||13,300||San Juan Mountains||2740||2007|
|53.||Baca||Carrizo Mountain-East Slope||5280||Southern Great Plains||0||2005|
|59.||Bent||Bent County High Point||4855||Southern Great Plains||315||2006|
|13.||Boulder||Longs Peak||14,255||Front Range||2940|| |
|48.||Broomfield||Broomfield County High Point||5840||Front Range|| ||2003|
|2.||Chaffee||Mount Harvard||14,420||Sawatch Range||2340|| |
|55.||Cheyenne||Overland Benchmark East||5250||Central Great Plains||0|| |
|9.||Clear Creek||Grays Peak||14,270||Front Range||2750||2006|
|30.||Conejos||Conejos Peak||13,172||San Juan Mountains||1892||2007|
|3.||Costilla||Blanca Peak||14,345||Sangre de Cristo Range||5326||2002|
|56.||Crowley||Crowley County High Point||5220||Central Great Plains|| || |
|15.||Custer||Crestone Peak-East Peak||14,240||Sangre de Cristo Range||40|| |
|40.||Delta||Mount Lamborn||11,396||Elk Range Area||1596||2006-01-01|
|49.||Denver||Denver High Point||5680||Front Range|| ||2003|
|14.||Dolores||Mount Wilson||14,246||San Juan Mountains||4024|| |
|43.||Douglas||Thunder Butte||9836||Front Range||1356||2003|
|20.||Eagle||Mount of the Holy Cross||14,005||Sawatch Range||2111|| |
|17.||El Paso||Pikes Peak||14,110||Front Range||5510||2003|
|44.||Elbert||Elbert County High Point||7360||Central Great Plains|| ||2003|
|31.||Fremont||Bushnell Peak||13,105||Sangre de Cristo Range||2385||2007|
|34.||Garfield||Flat Top Mountain||12,354||Flat Tops Area||4034||2006|
|27.||Gilpin||James Peak||13,294||Front Range||694||2006|
|25.||Grand||Pettingell Peak||13,553||Front Range||1563|| |
|11.||Gunnison||Castle Peak||14,265||Elk Range Area||2345||2006|
|6.||Hinsdale||Uncompahgre Peak||14,309||San Juan Mountains||4277|| |
|5.||Huerfano||Blanca Peak-Northeast Slope||14,320||Sangre de Cristo Range||0||2002|
|33.||Jackson||Clark Peak||12,951||Southern Wyoming Ranges||2751||2002|
|38.||Jefferson||Buffalo Peak||11,589||Front Range||909||2003|
|61.||Kiowa||Kiowa County High Point||4690||Central Great Plains||0||2006|
|52.||Kit Carson||Kit Carson County High Point||5290||Central Great Plains|| ||2005|
|18.||La Plata||Windom Peak||14,087||San Juan Mountains||2167||2006-01-01|
|1.||Lake||Mount Elbert||14,433||Sawatch Range||9073||2002-01-01|
|24.||Larimer||Hagues Peak||13,560||Front Range||2400||2006|
|23.||Las Animas||West Spanish Peak||13,626||Sangre de Cristo Range||3666||2005|
|47.||Lincoln||Lincoln County High Point||5960||Central Great Plains|| ||2006|
|57.||Logan||Logan County High Point||4940||Central Great Plains|| ||2006|
|41.||Mesa||Leon Peak||11,236||Elk Range Area||756||2007|
|21.||Mineral||Phoenix Peak||13,895||San Juan Mountains||1495||2007|
|42.||Moffat||Black Mountain||10,840||Park Range||2400||2005|
|28.||Montezuma||Hesperus Mountain||13,232||San Juan Mountains||2832|| |
|39.||Montrose||Castle Rock||11,453||San Juan Mountains||413||2006|
|58.||Morgan||Shannon Benchmark||4935||Central Great Plains||25||2006|
|54.||Otero||Dry Bluff Southeast||5260||Southern Great Plains||0||2005|
|16.||Ouray||Mount Sneffels||14,150||San Juan Mountains||3030|| |
|8.||Park||Mount Lincoln||14,286||Central Colorado Ranges||3862||2006|
|64.||Phillips||Phillips County High Point||4110||Central Great Plains|| ||2005|
|11.||Pitkin||Castle Peak||14,265||Elk Range Area||2345||2006|
|60.||Prowers||Two Buttes||4711||Southern Great Plains||356||2005|
|35.||Pueblo||Greenhorn Mountain||12,347||Sangre de Cristo Range||3767||2006|
|37.||Rio Blanco||Rio Blanco County High Point||12,027||Flat Tops Area||107||2006|
|29.||Rio Grande||Bennett Peak||13,203||San Juan Mountains||1723||2006|
|36.||Routt||Mount Zirkel||12,180||Park Range||3460||2006|
|7.||Saguache||Crestone Peak||14,294||Sangre de Cristo Range||4534|| |
|22.||San Juan||Vermilion Peak||13,894||San Juan Mountains||2105|| |
|19.||San Miguel||Wilson Peak||14,017||San Juan Mountains||857|| |
|63.||Sedgwick||Sedgwick County High Point||4120||Central Great Plains|| ||2005|
|9.||Summit||Grays Peak||14,270||Front Range||2750||2006|
|32.||Teller||Devils Playground||13,060||Front Range||130|| |
|51.||Washington||Washington County High Point||5420||Central Great Plains|| ||2005|
|45.||Weld||Weld County High Point||6380||Central Great Plains||80||2003|
|62.||Yuma||Yuma County High Point||4440||Central Great Plains|| ||2006|
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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.
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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