James Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 694 ft, 212 m

Elevation: 13,294 feet, 4052 meters

True Isolation: 1.54 mi, 2.48 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,300 ft / 4054 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 51' 7'' N, 105° 41' 25'' W
39.851997, -105.690346 (Dec Deg)
440945 E 4411559 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionClear Creek
Gilpin (Highest Point)

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     James Peak at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio) Trip Report for Gilpin, CO by David Olson Trip Report for Gilpin, CO by Gary Swing Trip Report for Gilpin, CO by Kevin Baker Trip Report for Gilpin, CO by Layne Bracy

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Lists that contain James Peak:
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #38)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #33)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #45)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #40)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #33)
     100 Highest CoHPs (Rank #40)
     Colorado County High Points (Rank #27)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Continental Divide (Rank #20)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #38)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #45)
     Colorado Thirteeners (Rank #395)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 297
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 258)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1994-01-12 by Daniel Davis
     1998-07-19 by Steve LaGreca
     1998-08-23 by B.J. Marraccini
     2000-11-04 by Petter Bjørstad
     2007-07-22 by Donnie Puckle
     2011-05-04 by Matt Lemke
     2011-08-23 by Sacha Bobst (GPS Track)
     2012-09-03 by Paul Barish
     2015-09-12 by Beth Lakin
     2016-06-18 by Josh Luzania
     2016-08-14 by Benjamin G
     2016-08-23 by Sallie Varner
     2016-10-23 by Timothy Hutchings (GPS Track)
     2016-10-23 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2017-08-19 by Zackary Michek (GPS Track)
     2018-03-25 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2018-04-01 by Ben Ryan
     2018-07-27 by Dennis Stewart
     2018-07-31 by Andrew Karr (GPS Track)
     2018-09-02 by Dane Steil (GPS Track)
     2019-07-11 by William Musser (GPS Track)
     2019-08-12 by Ron Tagliapietra
     2020-08-16 by Stav Basis
     2021-07-07 by Art Brody
     2021-07-10 by Ben Ryan
     2022-07-07 by Brice V (GPS Track)

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James Peak on approach from the top of St. Mary's glacier (2016-10-23). Photo by Timothy Hutchings.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 694 ft/212 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 734 ft/224 m
  Key Col: 12,600 ft/3840 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.54 mi/2.48 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.8383, -105.7133
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Parry Peak  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Front Range
Range5: Central Front Range
Range6: James Peak Area
Ridges/DividesAmericas Continental Divide
Drainage Basins
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean

South Platte
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: James Peak Wilderness Area
Topo MapEmpire O39105g6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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