Wilson Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 857 ft, 261 m

Elevation: 14,017 feet, 4272 meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.51 mi, 2.43 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,023 ft / 4274 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 51' 37'' N; 107° 59' 5'' W
37.860278, -107.98468 (Dec Deg)
237427E 4194512N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSan Miguel (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Wilson Peak at Trip Report for San Miguel, CO by Layne Bracy Trip Report for San Miguel, CO by John Mitchler Trip Report for San Miguel, CO by Adam Helman Trip Report for San Miguel, CO by anonymous

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Lists that contain Wilson Peak:
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #98)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #48)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #30)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #25)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #48)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #82)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #48)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #25)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #30)
     Colorado County High Points (Rank #19)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #21)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #26)
     Colorado Mountain Club Fourteeners (Rank #48)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #48)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #82)
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #58)

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:
     1980-11 by Steve Dowling
     2001-08-16 by Petter Bjørstad
     2003-08-06 by Joe Lavelle
     2004-09-02 by Adam Helman
     2010-09-07 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2011-08-16 by Patrick Lilly
     2012-10-14 by Chris Jaquet
     2013-07-28 by Robert Stewart (Unsuccessful)
     2014-08-23 by Robert Stewart (Unsuccessful)
     2014-09-13 by Beth Lakin
     2015-07-28 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (109 total)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
West face of Wilson Peak (1990-08-01). Photo by John Vitz.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 857 ft/261 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 857 ft/261 m
  Line Parent: Mount Wilson
  Key Col: 13,160 ft/4011 m
Isolation1.51 mi/2.43 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Wilson  (SSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: San Juan Mountains
Range5: San Miguel Mountains
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-Gunnison National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Lizard Head Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Wilson O37107g8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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