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Colorado County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90731471
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2340340
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326310
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326310
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0100
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277338
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534214
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges3862745
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501000
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501000
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345277
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345277
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2940724
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024178
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range4083
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3030368
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101063
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167174
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857196
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111315
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains149555
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains210571
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666133
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range240065
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563110
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains274047
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694201
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains283255
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains172351
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains189247
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range238535
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120192
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges275152
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area403493
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range3767103
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range346058
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area10737
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range90946
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains41341
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area159634
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area75649
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range240056
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range135677
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains093
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains8044
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains10118
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains071
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range0180
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range0159
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains15127
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains073
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains049
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains060
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains050
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains050
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains049
57.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains049
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains2555
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains31552
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains35675
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains044
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains071
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains051
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains057

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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.

Acknowledgements

  • 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.
  • Links

         Colorado County High Points

    Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

           Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

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