Sunshine Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 481 ft, 147 m

Elevation: 14,001 feet, 4268 meters

True Isolation: 1.26 mi, 2.03 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,007 ft / 4270 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 55' 22'' N, 107° 25' 32'' W
37.922783, -107.425609 (Dec Deg)
286799 E 4200022 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHinsdale

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Lists that contain Sunshine Peak:
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #64)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #53)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #89)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #53)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #89)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #53)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #53)
     Dreams (Rank #24)

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

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 271
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 252)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1988-07-23 by David Olson
     2001-07-06 by Petter Bjørstad
     2002-06-22 by Joe Lavelle
     2004-07-12 by Dave Boboltz
     2006-04-29 by Brian Kalet
     2006-07-15 by Chris Jaquet
     2008-07-04 by David Foster
     2010-07-05 by Donnie Puckle
     2012-09-15 by Patrick Lilly
     2014-07-04 by Bo Saunders
     2014-07-27 by Matt Whittaker
     2014-09-07 by Mike Ehrhardt
     2014-09-14 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2016-07-03 by Paul Andrews
     2016-07-17 by Christopher Czaplicki
     2016-08-05 by Michele Arnold
     2016-09-30 by Glenmore Heilman
     2016-11-05 by Ben Ryan
     2017-09-16 by Richard Hensley
     2019-07-06 by Katlyn Leight
     2019-07-28 by Joseph McGrath
     2019-08-10 by Jim Alt (GPS Track)

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Sunshine Peak from 13er "Sundog" (2016-10-07). Photo by Eli Boardman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 481 ft/147 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 521 ft/159 m
  Line Parent: Redcloud Peak
  Key Col: 13,520 ft/4121 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.26 mi/2.03 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.9408, -107.4217
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Redcloud Peak  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: San Juan Mountains
Range5: North-Central San Juan Mountains
Range6: Redcloud Area
Drainage BasinsGunnison
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: BLM Land in Colorado
Topo MapRedcloud Peak O37107h4 1:24,000
First Ascent1874
    Rhoda, Franklin
    Wilson, Allen D.
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

Eric and Bob on the summit of Sunshine (2018-07-23). Photo by Eric Smith.
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Redcloud (left) and Sunshine (right) from the summit of Handies (2019-10-06). Photo by Jeremy McGuire.
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