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Colorado County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.LakeMount Elbert14,433Sawatch Range90731423 
2.El PasoPikes Peak14,110Front Range55101028 
3.Clear CreekGrays Peak14,270Front Range2750956 
3.SummitGrays Peak14,270Front Range2750956 
5.ParkMount Lincoln14,286Central Colorado Ranges3862710 
6.BoulderLongs Peak14,255Front Range2940704 
7.OurayMount Sneffels14,150San Juan Mountains3030353 
8.ChaffeeMount Harvard14,420Sawatch Range2340329 
9.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak14,309San Juan Mountains4277326 
10.EagleMount of the Holy Cross14,005Sawatch Range2111303 
11.AlamosaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326301 
11.CostillaBlanca Peak14,345Sangre de Cristo Range5326301 
13.GunnisonCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345265 
13.PitkinCastle Peak14,265Elk Range Area2345265 
15.SaguacheCrestone Peak14,294Sangre de Cristo Range4534208 
16.GilpinJames Peak13,294Front Range694193 
17.TellerDevils Playground13,060Front Range120191 
18.San MiguelWilson Peak14,017San Juan Mountains857188 
19.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point5840Front Range0177 
20.DoloresMount Wilson14,246San Juan Mountains4024171 
21.La PlataWindom Peak14,087San Juan Mountains2167165 
22.DenverDenver High Point5680Front Range0156 
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak13,626Sangre de Cristo Range3666128 
24.AdamsAdams County High Point5665Central Great Plains15125 
25.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge6210Central Great Plains10116 
26.GrandPettingell Peak13,553Front Range1563100 
27.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope14,320Sangre de Cristo Range099 
27.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain12,347Sangre de Cristo Range376799 
29.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain12,354Flat Tops Area403492 
29.ElbertElbert County High Point7360Central Great Plains092 
31.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak14,240Sangre de Cristo Range4081 
32.ProwersTwo Buttes4711Southern Great Plains35674 
33.DouglasThunder Butte9836Front Range135672 
34.WashingtonWashington County High Point5420Central Great Plains071 
35.YumaYuma County High Point4440Central Great Plains070 
36.San JuanVermilion Peak13,894San Juan Mountains210568 
36.LincolnLincoln County High Point5960Central Great Plains068 
38.LarimerHagues Peak13,560Front Range240062 
39.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope5280Southern Great Plains058 
40.RouttMount Zirkel12,180Park Range346057 
41.MoffatBlack Mountain10,840Park Range240056 
42.PhillipsPhillips County High Point4110Central Great Plains055 
43.MorganShannon Benchmark4935Central Great Plains2554 
44.MineralPhoenix Peak13,895San Juan Mountains149553 
44.MontezumaHesperus Mountain13,232San Juan Mountains283253 
46.JacksonClark Peak12,951Southern Wyoming Ranges275152 
47.Rio GrandeBennett Peak13,203San Juan Mountains172351 
47.BentBent County High Point4855Southern Great Plains31551 
49.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point4120Central Great Plains050 
50.MesaLeon Peak11,236Elk Range Area75649 
50.OteroDry Bluff Southeast5260Southern Great Plains049 
52.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East5250Central Great Plains048 
52.LoganLogan County High Point4940Central Great Plains048 
54.ConejosConejos Peak13,172San Juan Mountains189247 
54.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point5290Central Great Plains047 
54.CrowleyCrowley County High Point5220Central Great Plains047 
57.ArchuletaSummit Peak13,300San Juan Mountains274045 
57.JeffersonBuffalo Peak11,589Front Range90945 
59.WeldWeld County High Point6380Central Great Plains8044 
60.KiowaKiowa County High Point4690Central Great Plains042 
61.MontroseCastle Rock11,453San Juan Mountains41341 
62.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point12,027Flat Tops Area10737 
63.DeltaMount Lamborn11,396Elk Range Area159634 
64.FremontBushnell Peak13,105Sangre de Cristo Range238533 

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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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