Handies Area

Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointHandies Peak (14,048 ft/4282 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area43 sq mi / 111 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent9 mi / 15 km North-South
8 mi / 13 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 57' N; 107° 30' W
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Map of Handies Area
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North-Central San Juan MountainsLevel 5 (Parent)
         Handies AreaLevel 6
         Redcloud AreaLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Handies Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Handies Peak14,0484282Handies Area
2.Jones Mountain13,8604225Handies Area
3.Niagara Peak13,8074208Handies Area
4.American Peak13,8064208Handies Area
5.Peak 1372213,7224182Handies Area
6.Peak 1370813,7084178Handies Area
7.Peak 1368813,6884172Handies Area
8.Wood Mountain13,640+4157+Handies Area
9.North Crown Mountain13,5994145Handies Area
10.Point 1395813,588+4142+Handies Area
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Handies Area

Handies Peak
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View from Handies Peak, CO (2008-07-27). Photo by Jerry Beals.
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Whitecross Mountain
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Connecting ridge from Handies (2016-10-08). Photo by Eli Boardman.
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