Elk Range Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointCastle Peak (14,265 ft/4348 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area5,115 sq mi / 13,249 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent78 mi / 125 km North-South
106 mi / 171 km East-West
Center Lat/Long39° 0' N; 107° 33' W
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Map of Elk Range Area
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Elk Range Area.
Southern Rocky MountainsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Park RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Southern Wyoming RangesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Flat Tops AreaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Front RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Elk Range AreaLevel 4
                 Grand MesaLevel 5 (Child)
                 Elk MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
                 West Elk MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
         Sawatch RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central Colorado RangesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         San Juan MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Sangre de Cristo RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Elk Range Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange5
1.Castle Peak14,2654348Elk Mountains
2.Maroon Peak14,1564315Elk Mountains
3.Capitol Peak14,1304307Elk Mountains
4.Snowmass Mountain14,0924295Elk Mountains
5.North Conundrum Peak14,040+4279+Elk Mountains
6.Conundrum Peak14,0224274Elk Mountains
7.North Snowmass14,0204273Elk Mountains
8.Pyramid Peak14,0184273Elk Mountains
9.Cathedral Peak13,9434250Elk Mountains
10.Hagerman Peak13,8414219Elk Mountains
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange5
1.Castle Peak14,2654348Elk Mountains
2.West Elk Peak13,0353973West Elk Mountains
3.Crater Peak11,3273452Grand Mesa

Photos of Peaks in the Elk Range Area

North Maroon Peak
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North face of North Maroon Peak (1992-08-11). Photo by John Vitz.
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Crested Butte
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Terry on the summit of Crested Butte, Colorado (2011-08-24). Photo by Terry Flood.
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