Mount Wilson, Colorado

Prominence: 4024 ft, 1226 m

Elevation: 14,246 feet, 4342 meters

True Isolation: 33.01 mi, 53.13 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,252 ft / 4344 m
SubpeaksMount Wilson-South Peak (14,110 ft/4301 m)
Mount Wilson-West Peak (14,100 ft/4298 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 50' 21'' N, 107° 59' 30'' W
37.839122, -107.991586 (Dec Deg)
236744 E 4192184 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionDolores (Highest Point)

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     Mount Wilson at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio) Trip Report for Dolores, CO by Layne Bracy Trip Report for Dolores, CO by John Mitchler Trip Report for Dolores, CO by Adam Helman Trip Report for Dolores, CO by anonymous

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Lists that contain Mount Wilson:
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #19)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #16)
     Customary Western USA Fourteeners (Rank #19)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #17) Colorado Fourteeners (Rank #16)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #13)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #22)
     5000 foot gain CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #6)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #41)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #18)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #115)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #135)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #61)
     Colorado Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #12)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #83)
     5000 foot gain CoHPs (Rank #11)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #13)
     100 Highest CoHPs (Rank #18)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #16)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #7)
(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 ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 273
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 255)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2001-08-17 by Petter Bjørstad
     2003-08-06 by Joe Lavelle
     2004-09-01 by Adam Helman
     2006-08-19 by Mountain Climber
     2009-08-27 by Patrick Lilly
     2012-08-29 by jeff branin
     2013-05-26 by James Graham (Unsuccessful)
     2013-08-29 by Beth Lakin
     2015-07-18 by Rich Stephens
     2015-08-28 by Dustin Erickson
     2016-09-17 by Sam Wilson (GPS Track)
     2017-05-28 by Jordan Copenhafer
     2017-07-09 by Whiley Hall
     2017-07-26 by Bob Burd
     2017-07-30 by Paul Andrews
     2017-08-20 by Ben Ryan
     2017-08-31 by Andrew Karr (GPS Track)
     2018-08-08 by Adam Rothermich
     2018-09-14 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2018-09-29 by Sean Casey (GPS Track)
     2020-07-14 by Mac Bridges
     2020-09-07 by Robert Whalen
     2021-04-09 by Cooper Eitel
     2021-05-01 by Ben Ryan
     2021-08-08 by Stav Basis
     2021-08-29 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2021-09-05 by Trevor Butcher (GPS Track)
     2022-07-17 by Eric Kassan (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2022-08-02 by Benjamin Kiser
     2022-08-02 by Jesse Sumrak
     2022-09-18 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)

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Mount Wilson is the leftmost major summit in this view of the San Miguel Range from the Telluride ski area (1989).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4024 ft/1226 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4024 ft/1226 m
  Line Parent: Uncompahgre Peak
  Key Col: Lizard Head Pass    10,222 ft/3116 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 33.01 mi/53.13 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.071086, -107.462843
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Uncompahgre Peak  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: San Juan Mountains
Range5: San Miguel Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsDolores
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: San Juan National Forest (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Lizard Head Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Wilson O37107g8 1:24,000
First AscentSeptember 13, 1874
    Rhoda, Franklin
    Wilson, Allen D.
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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