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Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Mount Elbert907314,433Sawatch Range670.6 
2.Blanca Peak532614,345Sangre de Cristo Range103.4 
3.Uncompahgre Peak427714,309San Juan Mountains85.0 
4.Pikes Peak551014,110Front Range60.6 
5.Longs Peak294014,255Front Range43.6 
6.Flat Top Mountain403412,354Flat Tops Area40.8 
7.Summit Peak274013,300San Juan Mountains39.6 
8.Mount Zirkel346012,180Park Range37.7 
9.Culebra Peak480714,047Sangre de Cristo Range35.4 
10.Ute Peak40199979Southeast Colorado Plateau34.3 
11.Mount Wilson402414,246San Juan Mountains33.0 
12.Diamond Peak28209640Great Divide Basin Area29.7 
13.Crestone Peak453414,294Sangre de Cristo Range27.4 
14.San Luis Peak311314,014San Juan Mountains27.0 
15.Windom Peak216714,087San Juan Mountains26.3 
16.Greenhorn Mountain376712,347Sangre de Cristo Range25.2 
17.Grays Peak275014,270Front Range25.0 
18.Hesperus Mountain283213,232San Juan Mountains24.5 
19.Piñon Mesa High Point26409680Canyonlands23.7 
20.Zenobia Peak23859005Uinta Range22.8 
21.Mount Lincoln386214,286Central Colorado Ranges22.5 
22.Mount Powell296013,560Central Colorado Ranges21.5 
23.North Mamm Peak308311,123Elk Range Area21.2 
24.South River Peak242813,148San Juan Mountains21.1 
25.Castle Peak234514,265Elk Range Area20.9 
26.West Spanish Peak366613,626Sangre de Cristo Range19.9 
27.Waugh Mountain231011,710Front Range18.9 
28.Mount of the Holy Cross211114,005Sawatch Range18.4 
29.Bison Peak243112,431Front Range18.2 
30.Crater Peak228711,327Elk Range Area18.0 
31.Sand Mountain North215910,879Park Range17.7 
32.Mount Antero250314,269Sawatch Range17.7 
33.Castle Peak300011,280Sawatch Range16.5 
34.Clark Peak275112,951Southern Wyoming Ranges16.4 
35.Black Mountain240010,840Park Range16.4 
36.Mount Sneffels303014,150San Juan Mountains15.7 
37.Hagues Peak240013,560Front Range15.7 
38.Mount Harvard234014,420Sawatch Range14.9 
39.Mount Mestas220911,569Sangre de Cristo Range14.5 
40.West Elk Peak307513,035Elk Range Area13.8 
41.Tanks Peak22378717Uinta Range13.7 
42.Mount Ouray265913,971Sawatch Range13.6 
43.Mount Gunnison351912,719Elk Range Area11.8 
44.Bushnell Peak238513,105Sangre de Cristo Range11.1 
45.Sleepy Cat Peak232810,848Flat Tops Area10.6 
46.Thirtynine Mile Mountain206811,548Front Range10.6 
47.Elk Mountain213911,419Central Colorado Ranges10.5 
48.Huntsman Ridge305211,852Elk Range Area10.3 
49.Mount Evans274414,264Front Range9.8 
50.Mount Richthofen266012,940Front Range9.7 
51.Whetstone Mountain243612,516Elk Range Area9.4 
52.Parkview Mountain265612,296Central Colorado Ranges9.4 
53.Tomichi Dome230511,465Sawatch Range9.3 
54.Vermilion Peak210513,894San Juan Mountains9.1 
55.Chair Mountain244112,721Elk Range Area8.9 
56.Williams Peak204911,617Front Range8.7 
57.Graham Peak253112,531San Juan Mountains8.6 
58.Lone Cone225312,613San Juan Mountains8.4 
59.Maroon Peak231614,156Elk Range Area8.1 
60.Black Mountain221411,654Front Range8.0 
61.Bald Mountain209913,684Front Range7.5 
62.Treasure Mountain280813,528Elk Range Area6.9 
63.Puma Peak225011,570Front Range6.8 
64.Antora Peak238913,269Sawatch Range6.7 
65.Mount Guero241212,052Elk Range Area6.4 
66.East Beckwith Mountain247212,432Elk Range Area6.2 
67.Mount Silverheels228313,822Front Range5.5 
68.Mount Princeton215714,197Sawatch Range5.2 
69.Elliott Mountain222012,340San Juan Mountains5.1 
70.Marcellina Mountain270811,348Elk Range Area5.1 
71.Twilight Peak231813,158San Juan Mountains4.9 
72.Anthracite Range210512,385Elk Range Area4.8 
73.Crested Butte256212,162Elk Range Area4.7 
74.Mount Herard200013,320Sangre de Cristo Range4.6 
75.Jacque Peak204513,205Central Colorado Ranges4.5 
76.Mount Zwischen224612,006Sangre de Cristo Range4.4 
77.East Spanish Peak236312,683Sangre de Cristo Range4.2 
78.Twin Sisters Peaks229811,428Front Range4.0 
79.Carbon Peak215912,079Elk Range Area3.9 
80.Park Cone202012,100Sawatch Range3.4 

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List Description


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1999 by David Olson, with computer assistance from Edward Earl, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • List generation helped by Edward Earl's WinProm program.
  • Posts made to the Yahoo Prominence Group online forum.
  • Ryan Schilling's Colorado Prominence web page (See link below).
  • Prominence values in this list may not agree 100% with sources, due to different interpretations of key col spot elevations and out-dated peak elevations in the PBC Database.


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