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Colorado County High Points

Showing Beth Lakin's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (50 out of 64, or 78.12%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90732015-09-11 a
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2340 
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326 
3.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326 
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range0 
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains42772014-09-27
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534 
8.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges38622015-08-15 c
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range27502015-07-10 a
9.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range27502015-07-10 a
11.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452015-07-26 a
11.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area23452015-07-26 a
13.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2940 
14.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains40242013-08-29 c
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range40 
16.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains30302013-08-14
17.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55102016-05-22 b
18.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167 
19.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains8572014-09-13
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range21112017-08-05
21.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains1495 
22.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains21052015-08-28 a
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666 
24.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range2400 
25.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563 
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains27402015-07-18 a
27.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range6942015-09-12
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains2832 
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains17232015-07-19
30.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains18922015-07-18 b
31.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range23852016-03-12
32.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range1202016-05-22 a
33.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges27512017-07-16
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area40342015-08-21 b
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range37672018-05-19 b
36.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range34602015-08-08 a
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area1072015-08-22
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range9092015-10-02
39.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains4132014-08-16
40.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area15962014-08-30
41.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area7562014-09-06
42.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range24002015-08-08 b
43.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range13562015-10-02
44.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains02015-12-19 g
45.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains80 
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains102014-11-23 b
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains02015-12-19 f
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range02014-11-24 b
49.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range02014-11-23 a
50.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains152014-11-23 c
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains02015-12-19 a
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains02015-12-19 c
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains02016-03-22 d
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains02016-03-22 b
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains02015-12-19 d
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains02016-03-22 a
57.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains02016-03-24 c
58.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains252016-03-24 d
59.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains3152016-03-22 c
60.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains3562016-03-23 b
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains02015-12-19 e
62.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains02015-12-19 b
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains02016-03-24 b
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains02016-03-24 a

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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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         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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