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Crestone Needle, Colorado


Prominence: 437 ft, 133 m

Elevation: 14,197 feet, 4327 meters


Approx. Isolation: 0.44 mi, 0.72 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,203 ft / 4329 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 57' 53'' N; 105° 34' 36'' W
37.964729, -105.576568 (Dec Deg)
449354E 4202058N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/Second Level RegionCuster
Saguache
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Lists that contain Crestone Needle:
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #18)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #18)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #45)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #18)
     Colorado Mountain Club Fourteeners (Rank #18)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #18)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #45)
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #23)

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:
     2001-06-10 by Petter Bjørstad
     2002-06-16 by Joe Lavelle
     2006-06-17 by Brian Kalet
     2006-07 by J Thornton
     2009-08-01 by David Foster
     2010-08-01 by Donnie Puckle
     2013-08-25 by Chris Jaquet
     2013-08-31 by Gokul Gopal
     2015-10-03 by Tom Kennedy (Unsuccessful)
     2016-09-10 by Paul Andrews

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (113 total)

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Crestone Needle (1984-09-10). Photo by John Vitz.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 437 ft/133 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 477 ft/145 m
  Line Parent: Crestone Peak-East Peak
  Key Col: 13,760 ft/4194 m
Isolation0.44 mi/0.72 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Crestone Peak-East Peak  (WNW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range
Range5: Northern Sangre de Cristo Range
Range6: Crestone Group
Drainage Basins
Rio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Arkansas
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Pike and San Isabel National Forest/Rio Grande National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area
Topo MapCrestone Peak O37105h5 1:24,000
First AscentJuly 24, 1916
Eleanor Davis (United States)
Albert Ellingwood (United States)
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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