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Colorado County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90731900
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2340474
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326407
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326407
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0125
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277446
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534279
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges3862982
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501325
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501325
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345390
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345390
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2940954
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024247
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range4099
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3030535
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101358
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167234
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857263
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111443
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains149573
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains210593
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666164
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range240077
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563144
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains274067
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694258
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains283278
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains172366
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains189264
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range238538
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120237
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges275166
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area4034120
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range3767125
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range346069
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area10743
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range90957
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains41346
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area159641
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area75657
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range240066
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range135689
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains098
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains8049
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains10133
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains080
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range0198
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range0176
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains15147
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains077
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains051
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains064
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains052
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains052
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains052
57.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains055
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains2559
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains31553
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains35686
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains048
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains075
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains060
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains063

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List Description

Colorado is a very mountainous state, and this list reflects its variety of peaks. Fifteen of the approximately 53 famous fourteeners are on this list, and the high thirteeners here make nice alternative hikes to those over-exposed peaks. The list also includes a number of high points on the vast, flat high plains in the eastern third of the state.

John Mitchler was the first to complete this list, on 9/14/1996.


  • Personal research prior to 1995 had determined 23 of these points. I also added all information on individual peak pages, such as latitude/longitude.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled by David Olson and reviewed by Andy Martin.
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