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Colorado County High Points

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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90731993-09-04
2.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55102000-07-13
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262000-07-14
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53262000-07-14
5.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range45342006-09-03
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains42772006-09-06
7.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area40342005-08-05
8.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains40242004-09-01
9.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38622007-08-11
10.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range37672005-08-01
11.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range36662005-06-05
12.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range34602006-08-16
13.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains30302006-09-05
14.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29402000-07-10
15.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains28322005-07-29
16.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges27512006-08-17
17.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27502005-08-08
17.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27502005-08-08
19.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains27402005-09-05
20.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range24002006-08-28
20.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range24002005-08-04
22.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range23852005-09-07
23.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452005-08-07
23.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452005-08-07
25.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range23402006-08-31
26.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains21672006-08-13
27.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range21112005-08-12
28.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains21052007-08-12
29.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains18922005-09-05
30.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains17232005-09-06
31.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area15962005-09-11
32.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range15632005-08-11
33.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains14952005-09-09
34.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range13562004-04-17
35.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range9092005-08-03
36.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains8572004-09-02
37.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area7562005-09-12
38.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range6942005-08-10
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains4132005-09-10
40.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains3562004-04-13
41.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains3152004-04-14
42.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1202005-06-04
43.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area1072005-08-06
44.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains802004-04-17
45.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range402006-09-03
46.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains252004-04-15
47.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains152004-04-12
48.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains102004-04-12
49.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range02000-07-14
49.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains02004-04-12
49.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains02004-04-12
49.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range02004-04-18
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range02004-04-18
49.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains02004-04-15
49.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains02004-04-14
49.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains02004-04-13
49.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains02005-06-05
49.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains02004-04-14
49.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains02004-04-12
49.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains02004-04-16
49.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains02004-04-14
49.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains02004-04-14
49.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains02004-04-15
49.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains02004-04-15

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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.


  • 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.
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           Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

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