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Colorado County High Points

Showing Mike Stinson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (5 out of 64, or 7.81%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range907316062005-08-06
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2340394 
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326347 
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326347 
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0109 
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277383 
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534244 
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges3862836 
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range275011231998-07-08
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range275011231998-07-08
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345320 
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345320 
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range29407991997-08-10
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024212 
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range4090 
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3030437 
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range551011611999-08-12
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167196 
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857226 
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111361 
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains149564 
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains210587 
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666148 
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range240068 
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563126 
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains274056 
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694222 
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains283262 
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains172356 
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains189250 
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range238537 
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120210 
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges275159 
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area4034101 
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range3767113 
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range346064 
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area10739 
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range90953 
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains41343 
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area159638 
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area75654 
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range240059 
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range135681 
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains092 
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains8045 
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains10122 
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains071 
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range0184 
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range0162 
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains15133 
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains073 
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains049 
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains059 
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains050 
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains050 
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains049 
57.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains050 
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains2555 
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains31552 
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains35678 
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains045 
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains070 
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains052 
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains058 

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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.

Acknowledgements

  • 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.
  • Links

         Colorado County High Points

    Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

           Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

    Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

     


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