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Colorado County High Points

Showing Matthias Stender's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 64, or 4.69%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90731407 
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2340327 
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326297 
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326297 
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range099 
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277321 
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534206 
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38626972010-08-08
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27509432010-08-04
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27509432010-08-04
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345261 
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345261 
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2940699 
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024170 
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range4080 
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3030351 
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101009 
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167164 
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857185 
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111302 
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains149553 
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains210568 
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666127 
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range240062 
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563100 
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains274045 
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694193 
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains283253 
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains172351 
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains189247 
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range238533 
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120189 
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges275152 
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area403492 
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range376799 
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range346057 
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area10737 
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range90945 
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 Range135672 
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains092 
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains8044 
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains10116 
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains068 
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range0177 
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range0156 
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains15125 
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains067 
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains045 
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains058 
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains049 
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains046 
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains045 
57.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains046 
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains2552 
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains31551 
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains35672 
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains042 
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains066 
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains047 
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains052 

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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)

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

     


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