Handies Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 1888 ft, 576 m

Elevation: 14,048 feet, 4282 meters

Approx. Isolation: 11.18 mi, 18 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,055 ft / 4284 m
SubpeaksHandies Peak-SSW Peak (13,806 ft/4208 m)
Handies Peak-ESE Peak (13,795 ft/4205 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 54' 47'' N; 107° 30' 16'' W
37.912982, -107.504491 (Dec Deg)
279835E 4199118N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHinsdale

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Lists that contain Handies Peak:
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #89)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #40)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #40)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #72)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #40)
     Colorado Mountain Club Fourteeners (Rank #40)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #40)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #72)
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #48)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1978-07-15 by Larry Versaw
     2000-07-10 by Dave Boboltz
     2001-07-07 by Petter Bjørstad
     2002-06-22 by Joe Lavelle
     2006-05-06 by Brian Kalet
     2006-07-04 by Scott Ahearn
     2008-07-06 by David Foster
     2009-07-21 by Chris Jaquet
     2010-07-04 by Donnie Puckle
     2012-09-02 by Steve Bobinchak
     2012-09-16 by Patrick Lilly
     2014-07-26 by Matt Whittaker
     2014-08-16 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (137 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1888 ft/576 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1928 ft/588 m
  Line Parent: Sunlight Peak
  Key Col: 12,160 ft/3706 m
Isolation11.18 mi/18 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Uncompahgre Peak  (NNE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: San Juan Mountains
Range5: North-Central San Juan Mountains
Range6: Handies Area (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGunnison
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Bureau of Land Management Land
Topo MapHandies Peak O37107h5 1:24,000
First Ascent1874
Franklin Rhoda
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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