Handies Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 1888 ft, 576 m

Elevation: 14,048 feet, 4282 meters

True Isolation: 11.07 mi, 17.81 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,055 ft / 4284 m
SubpeaksHandies Peak-SSW Peak (13,806 ft/4208 m)
Handies Peak-ESE Peak (13,795 ft/4205 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 54' 47'' N, 107° 30' 16'' W
37.912982, -107.504491 (Dec Deg)
279835 E 4199118 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHinsdale

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Lists that contain Handies Peak:
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #91)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #40)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #40)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #40)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #72)
     Colorado Mountain Club Fourteeners (Rank #40)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #40)
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #48)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #72)
     BLM High Points by State (Rank #1)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1978-07-15 by Larry Versaw
     2001-07-07 by Petter Bjørstad
     2002-06-22 by Joe Lavelle
     2006-05-06 by Brian Kalet
     2008-07-06 by David Foster
     2009-07-21 by Chris Jaquet
     2010-07-04 by Donnie Puckle
     2012-09-02 by Steve Bobinchak
     2012-09-16 by Patrick Lilly
     2014-07-26 by Matt Whittaker
     2014-08-16 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2014-09-11 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2016-07-04 by Paul Andrews
     2016-07-25 by Bob Burd
     2016-08-21 by Edmarc Hedrick (GPS Track)
     2017-07-06 by Mike Wright
     2017-07-09 by Justice Colfax
     2017-07-14 by Will Thomas
     2017-07-17 by Judd Buckwalter
     2017-08-27 by Mike Kernstock (GPS Track)
     2017-08-29 by Graham Poteet
     2017-09-03 by Don Wenner
     2017-09-03 by ALICIA BAKER

View ascents of peak by registered members (238 total)

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View from Handies Peak, CO (2008-07-27). Photo by Jerry Beals.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1888 ft/576 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1928 ft/588 m
  Line Parent: Sunlight Peak
  Key Col: 12,160 ft/3706 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 11.07 mi/17.81 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.07, -107.4625
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Uncompahgre Peak  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: San Juan Mountains
Range5: North-Central San Juan Mountains
Range6: Handies Area (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGunnison
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: BLM Land in Colorado (Highest Point)
Topo MapHandies Peak O37107h5 1:24,000
First Ascent1874
Franklin Rhoda
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Continental Divide south of Cinnamon Mountain (2011-06-11). Photo by Kelli Allstot.
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Summit of Handies on a very windy day (2012-05-25). Photo by Kelli Allstot.
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View from Handies Peak (2017-08-29). Photo by Graham Poteet.
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