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Colorado County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90732088
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2340528
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326445
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326445
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak - Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0136
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277492
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534309
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38621083
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501463
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501463
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345420
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345420
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29401051
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024278
15.CusterCrestone Peak - East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range40107
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3030609
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101490
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167270
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857298
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111490
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains149580
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains2105106
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666174
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range240080
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563156
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains274072
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694299
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains283287
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains172369
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains189267
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range238541
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120251
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges275178
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area4034136
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range3767133
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range346079
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area10746
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range90959
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains41349
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area159642
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area75660
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range240093
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range135697
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains0101
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains8049
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains10136
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains082
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range0203
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range0190
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains15153
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains080
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains051
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain - East Slope5280Southern Great Plains068
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 Plains35691
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains049
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains078
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains060
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains064

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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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