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