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Colorado County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range907316642014-08-07
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range23404052017-09-16 a
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53263532018-07-14 b
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range53263532018-07-14 b
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range01112018-07-14 c
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains42773912015-08-05 b
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range45342492019-08-17 b
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38628662016-10-23 c
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range275011542020-07-22 c
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range275011542020-07-22 c
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23453302020-08-01 a
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23453302020-08-01 a
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29408232020-07-18 b
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains40242172017-08-06 b
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range40902019-08-17 a
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains30304512020-08-08 b
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range551011982020-08-30
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains21672012018-09-30 b
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains8572312017-07-22
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range21113712018-09-22 c
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1495652019-11-02
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2105882020-07-11 d
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range36661492019-06-29
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2400682019-09-15 e
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range15631302020-07-19 b
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains274057 
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range6942282020-08-16 k
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains283263 
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains172357 
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains189251 
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2385372020-04-29 a
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1202132017-10-21 a
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges2751612020-07-24 b
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area4034103 
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range37671142017-12-02
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range3460662019-08-24
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area10739 
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range909522019-09-29
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains41343 
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area159638 
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area75654 
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range240059 
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range1356832017-11-04
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains0952017-12-02
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains8046 
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains101262017-11-03
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains0732017-12-21
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range01872018-06-03
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range01692017-11-04
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains151372017-11-27
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains0742019-06-09
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains0502020-06-06 d
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains0632017-12-21
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains0512019-05-05
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains0512020-06-06 e
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains0502017-12-21
57.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains050 
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains2556 
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains315522017-12-21
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains356822020-06-06 a
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains0462020-06-06 c
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains0722019-06-09
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains054 
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains060 

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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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         Colorado County High Points

    Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

           Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

    Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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