Crestone Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 4534 ft, 1382 m

Elevation: 14,294 feet, 4357 meters

True Isolation: 27.37 mi, 44.04 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,300 ft / 4359 m
SubpeaksCrestone Peak-East Peak (14,240 ft/4340 m)
Crestone Peak-Northeast Peak (14,240 ft/4340 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 58' 1'' N, 105° 35' 8'' W
37.966894, -105.585453 (Dec Deg)
448575 E 4202303 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSaguache (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Crestone Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #83)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #7)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #83)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #52)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #7)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #265)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #10)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #15)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #7)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #57)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #7)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #83)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #31)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #10)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #15)
     Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #5)
     Colorado County High Points (Rank #7)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #8)
     Colorado Wilderness High Points (Rank #4)

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)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2001-06-09 by Petter Bjørstad
     2002-06-16 by Joe Lavelle
     2006-06-17 by Brian Kalet
     2006-09-03 by Adam Helman
     2007-09-09 by Patrick Lilly
     2008-07-25 by Robert Stewart
     2010-08-06 by James Lupton (Unsuccessful)
     2010-09-03 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2010-09-03 by Eric Noel
     2011-09-04 by David Foster
     2013-08-08 by Patrick Lilly
     2013-08-25 by Chris Jaquet
     2013-08-30 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-08-02 by glen mizenko
     2014-08-10 by Adrian Fussell
     2014-08-31 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2016-09-10 by Paul Andrews
     2018-08-11 by Tyler King
     2018-08-25 by Bo Saunders (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (174 total)

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Crestone Peak (1984-09-10). Photo by John Vitz.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4534 ft/1382 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4574 ft/1394 m
  Line Parent: Blanca Peak-Northeast Slope
  Key Col: Mosca Pass    9760 ft/2975 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 27.37 mi/44.04 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.578102, -105.485494
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Blanca Peak-Northeast Slope  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range
Range5: Northern Sangre de Cristo Range (Highest Point)
Range6: Crestone Group (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsRio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Rio Grande National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapCrestone Peak O37105h5 1:24,000
First AscentJuly 24, 1916
Eleanor Davis (United States)
Joe Deutschbein
Albert Ellingwood (United States)
Frances Rogers
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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