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Colorado County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90731575
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2340382
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326337
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326337
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0108
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277374
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534240
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges3862818
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501100
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27501100
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345311
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345311
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2940788
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024205
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range4089
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3030424
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101138
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167191
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857221
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111352
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains149561
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains210583
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666147
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range240068
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563125
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains274053
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694218
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains283262
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains172354
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains189249
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range238535
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120210
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges275159
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area4034100
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range3767112
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range346063
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area10739
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range90950
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains41343
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area159638
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area75652
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range240060
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range135681
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains093
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains8044
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains10122
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains072
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range0184
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range0163
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains15133
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains073
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains050
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains060
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains051
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains051
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains050
57.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains050
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains2556
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains31552
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains35679
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains046
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains071
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains053
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains059

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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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           Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

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