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Castle Peak, Colorado


Prominence: 2345 ft, 715 m

Elevation: 14,265 feet, 4348 meters


True Isolation: 20.86 mi, 33.57 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,272 ft / 4350 m
SubpeaksCastle Peak-West Peak (13,803 ft/4207 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 0' 35'' N, 106° 51' 41'' W
39.009636, -106.861324 (Dec Deg)
338841 E 4319494 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/Second Level RegionGunnison (Highest Point)
Pitkin (Highest Point)
Links

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Other Web Sites
     Castle Peak at SummitPost.org
     Castle Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Castle Peak at Mountain-Forecast.com
     Castle Peak at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio)
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Gunnison, CO by Fred Lobdell
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Gunnison, CO by Walt O'Neil
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Gunnison, CO by Kevin Baker

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Castle Peak:
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #15)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #12)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #14)
     Customary Western USA Fourteeners (Rank #15)
     14ers.com Colorado Fourteeners (Rank #12)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #11)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #19)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #8)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #36)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #16)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #16)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #57)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #207)
     Aetherius Society Holy Mountains (Rank #2)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #11)
     100 Highest CoHPs (Rank #16)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #12)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #36)
     Rocky Mountain Range4 High Points (Rank #6)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #13)
(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: 381
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 358)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2002-08-04 by Mike Groesbeck
     2002-08-09 by Joe Lavelle
     2007-06-02 by Patrick Lilly
     2009-06-13 by David Foster
     2010-09-10 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2011-07-31 by Donnie Puckle
     2012-04-08 by Brian Marsh (Unsuccessful)
     2012-06-13 by Brian Marsh
     2014-08-15 by Hannah Wilner
     2014-08-15 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2015-07-18 by glen mizenko
     2015-07-26 by Beth Lakin
     2015-08-09 by Jeremy McGuire
     2015-09-08 by Albert Wolff
     2016-07-02 by Ben Ryan
     2016-07-31 by Whiley Hall
     2016-08-16 by Jeremy McKeon
     2016-09-22 by Harvest Mondello
     2017-07-16 by Paul Andrews
     2017-08-20 by Mike Kernstock (GPS Track)
     2017-09-03 by J Thornton
     2017-10-22 by Ben Ryan
     2018-08-17 by Joseph McGrath
     2018-08-17 by William Musser
     2019-05-26 by Benjamin Casey
     2019-07-04 by Cameron Derwin (GPS Track)
     2019-11-10 by Shane Kramer (Unsuccessful)
     2020-06-29 by Ndirish35 Ndirish35
     2020-07-06 by Rick Smith
     2020-07-20 by Eric Smith (GPS Track)
     2020-07-23 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2020-07-31 by Scott Burns
     2020-08-01 by Ben Brownlee (GPS Track)
     2020-09-26 by Benjamin Kiser
     2020-11-06 by Cooper Eitel
     2021-04-03 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2021-07-16 by Keith Turner

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Castle Peak from Conundrum Peak (2015-09-08). Photo by Albert Wolff.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2345 ft/715 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2385 ft/727 m
  Line Parent: Mount Massive-Northwest Peak
  Key Col: 11,920 ft/3633 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 20.86 mi/33.57 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.029162, -106.474467
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    La Plata Peak  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Elk Range Area (Highest Point)
Range5: Elk Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Colorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean

Gunnison
Colorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-Gunnison National Forest/White River National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapHayden Peak O39106a7 1:24,000
First Ascent1873
    Gannett, Henry (United States)
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Castle, Conundrum, and Cathedral at sunrise from Mt. Massive (2017-06-17). Photo by Eli Boardman.
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