Mount Sneffels, Colorado

Prominence: 3030 ft, 924 m

Elevation: 14,150 feet, 4313 meters

True Isolation: 15.71 mi, 25.28 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,156 ft / 4315 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 0' 14'' N; 107° 47' 32'' W
38.003776, -107.79227 (Dec Deg)
254835E 4209914N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionOuray (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Mount Sneffels:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #379)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #17)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #74)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #27)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #27)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #22)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #27)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #152)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #56)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #27)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #22)
     Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #19)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #27)
     Colorado County High Points (Rank #16)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #18)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #23)
     Colorado Mountain Club Fourteeners (Rank #28)
     Colorado Wilderness High Points (Rank #10)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #27)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Colorado's Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs (Roach)
       A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners (Borneman, Lampert)
       Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1986-08-13 by Asher Waxman (Unsuccessful)
     2001-07-12 by Petter Bjørstad
     2003-07-09 by Dave Boboltz
     2005-08-11 by Jason Vick
     2006-08-10 by Joe Lavelle
     2006-11-16 by Chris Jaquet
     2008-07-23 by James Lupton (Unsuccessful)
     2008-08-09 by Peter Blaser
     2009-07-01 by Patrick Lilly
     2009-09-05 by Adam Walker
     2010-09-05 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2011-07-03 by Donnie Puckle
     2012-06-12 by Jeremy Schissler
     2013-08-06 by Richard Hensley (Unsuccessful)
     2013-08-07 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2014-07-26 by Gregory Rada (GPS Track)
     2014-08-13 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2015-08-23 by Peter Sunden (GPS Track)
     2016-06-04 by Darren Knezek
     2016-07-07 by Austin D. Smith
     2016-07-07 by Mark Smith

View ascents of peak by registered members (182 total)

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Mount Sneffels is one of the most photogenic peaks in Colorado.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3030 ft/924 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3070 ft/936 m
  Line Parent: Uncompahgre Peak
  Key Col: Red Mountain Pass    11,120 ft/3389 m
Isolation15.71 mi/25.28 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Wilson  (SW)
Isolation Limit Point: 37° 50' 24'' N; 107° 59' 31'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: San Juan Mountains
Range5: West-Central San Juan Mountains (Highest Point)
Range6: Sneffels Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGunnison
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-Gunnison National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Sneffels Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Sneffels O38107a7 1:24,000
First AscentSeptember 10, 1874
Frederic Endlich
Franklin Rhoda
Allen D. Wilson
Route #1 Scramble
Trailhead: Camp Bird Road 10,600 ft/3231 m
Vertical Gain: 3550 ft/1082 m
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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On the summit of Sneffels (2015-08-23). Photo by Peter Sunden.
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Incredible panorama shot from the summit of Sneffels (2016-07-07). Photo by Austin D. Smith.
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Climbing the notch (2014-08-31). Photo by Kelli Allstot.
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