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Grays Peak, Colorado


Prominence: 2750 ft, 838 m

Elevation: 14,270 feet, 4349 meters


True Isolation: 25.01 mi, 40.24 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,276 ft / 4351 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 38' 1'' N, 105° 49' 3'' W
39.633715, -105.817589 (Dec Deg)
429839 E 4387424 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/Second Level RegionClear Creek (Highest Point)
Summit (Highest Point)
Links

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Other Web Sites
     Grays Peak at SummitPost.org
     Grays Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Grays Peak at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Clear Creek, CO by David Olson
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Clear Creek, CO by Ken and Annette Oeser

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Grays Peak:
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #12)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #9)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #12)
     Customary Western USA Fourteeners (Rank #12)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #10)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #17)
     14ers.com Colorado Fourteeners (Rank #9)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #7)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #15)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #33)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #15)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #174)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #54)
     Colorado Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #19)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #22)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #10)
     100 Highest CoHPs (Rank #15)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #5)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #9)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #33)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Colorado's Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs (Roach)
       A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners (Borneman, Lampert)
       Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 1030
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 932)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2002-06-02 by Scott Surgent
     2008-07 by glen mizenko
     2009-07-16 by Talon Medema
     2010-08-20 by Robert Murray (GPS Track)
     2010-09-05 by William Musser
     2011-08-26 by Kevin Pederson
     2012-07-24 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2013-06-08 by Ed Wandall
     2013-08-14 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2014-09-03 by Chris Stempek (GPS Track)
     2014-09-07 by Rob Anthony
     2014-10-04 by Jonathan Scislow
     2014-10-17 by Dan Hildebrand
     2015-07-11 by Gustav Sexauer
     2015-08-20 by Matt Sedlak (GPS Track)
     2016-06-17 by Eric Lombardo (GPS Track)
     2016-08-25 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2017-07-19 by Andrew Kirmse
     2017-08-26 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2019-06-02 by Pierre Askmo
     2019-06-27 by Mike Garrison
     2019-08-14 by Keith Turner
     2019-08-18 by Kevin Sypal
     2019-09-18 by Michael Brown (GPS Track)
     2020-02-01 by Ben Brownlee (GPS Track)
     2020-06-05 by Travis Larkin
     2020-06-28 by Travis Tung & Toby the Griff (GPS Track)

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Grays Peak from Torreys Peak, popular hikes in the Front Range of Colorado (2010-09-05). Photo by William Musser.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2750 ft/838 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2790 ft/850 m
  Line Parent: Mount Lincoln
  Key Col: Boreas Pass    11,520 ft/3511 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 25.01 mi/40.24 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.351677, -106.11142
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Lincoln  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Front Range (Highest Point)
Range5: Central Front Range (Highest Point)
Range6: Grays-Torreys Area (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesAmericas Continental Divide (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Colorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean


South Platte
Platte
Missouri
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest (Highest Point)/White River National Forest (Highest Point)
Topo MapGrays Peak O39105f7 1:24,000
First Ascent1861
    Parry, Charles
Route #1 Unmaintained Trail
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Grays Peak (left)and Torreys Peak (right) as viewed from the side of nearby Kelso Mountain (2010-09-05). Photo by William Musser.
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Grays Peak (left) and Torreys Peak (right) (2006-07-28). Photo by Rian Laub.
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The view from the slope of Mt Bierstadt - Square Top Mountain (left) with Grays and Torreys in background (right) (2006-06-03). Photo by Rian Laub.
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On Grays Peak summit looking toward next stop, Torreys Peak (2014-07-10). Photo by Mark Bowden.
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Pretty crowded .. (2009-03-17). Photo by Jacek Czyz.
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Kelso Ridge from snow cave between Torreys and Grays Peak (2009-03-17). Photo by Jacek Czyz.
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Ingrid and Christian on the summit (2019-07-30). Photo by Eric Smith.
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Gray's Peak. First Colorado 14er (2018-07-27). Photo by Ted Bauer.
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Ingrid and mountain goat on summit (2019-07-30). Photo by Ingrid Dockersmith.
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Mountain goats grazing on our way to summit (2019-07-30). Photo by Eric Smith.
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