Elk Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointCastle Peak (14,265 ft/4348 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,589 sq mi / 4,116 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent60 mi / 96 km North-South
57 mi / 92 km East-West
Center Lat/Long39° 8' N; 107° 5' W
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Map of Elk Mountains
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Elk Mountains.
Elk Range AreaLevel 4 (Parent)
         Grand MesaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Elk MountainsLevel 5
         West Elk MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Elk Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Castle Peak14,2654348 
2.Maroon Peak14,1564315 
3.Capitol Peak14,1304307 
4.Snowmass Mountain14,0924295 
5.Conundrum Peak14,040+4279+ 
6.Pyramid Peak14,0184273 
7.Cathedral Peak13,9434250 
8.Hagerman Peak13,8414219 
9.Pyramid Peak-Far South Peak13,7224182 
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 Elk Mountains

Castle Peak
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Castle Peak from Conundrum Peak (2015-09-08). Photo by Albert Wolff.
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North Maroon Peak
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North face of North Maroon Peak (1992-08-11). Photo by John Vitz.
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Crested Butte
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Terry on the summit of Crested Butte, Colorado (2011-08-24). Photo by Terry Flood.
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