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Colorado County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft 
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range9073
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2340
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges3862
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2750
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2750
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2940
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range40
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3030
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range5510
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1495
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2105
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2400
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains2740
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2832
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains1723
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains1892
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range2385
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges2751
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area4034
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range3767
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range3460
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area107
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range909
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains413
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area1596
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area756
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range2400
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range1356
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains0
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains80
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains10
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains0
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range0
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range0
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains15
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains0
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains0
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains0
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains0
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains0
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains0
57.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains0
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains25
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains315
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains356
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains0
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains0
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains0
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains0

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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

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           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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