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Colorado County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4) Prom-M AscentsAscent Date
50.AdamsAdams County High Point1727Central Great Plains5125 
29.Rio GrandeBennett Peak4024San Juan Mountains52551 
59.BentBent County High Point1480Southern Great Plains9651 
42.MoffatBlack Mountain3304Park Range73256 
3.AlamosaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range1623301 
3.CostillaBlanca Peak4372Sangre de Cristo Range1623301 
5.HuerfanoBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope4365Sangre de Cristo Range099 
48.BroomfieldBroomfield County High Point1780Front Range0177 
38.JeffersonBuffalo Peak3532Front Range27745 
31.FremontBushnell Peak3994Sangre de Cristo Range72733 
53.BacaCarrizo Mountain-East Slope1609Southern Great Plains058 
11.GunnisonCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area715267 
11.PitkinCastle Peak4348Elk Range Area715267 
39.MontroseCastle Rock3491San Juan Mountains12641 
33.JacksonClark Peak3947Southern Wyoming Ranges83952 
30.ConejosConejos Peak4015San Juan Mountains57747 
7.SaguacheCrestone Peak4357Sangre de Cristo Range1382209 
15.CusterCrestone Peak-East Peak4340Sangre de Cristo Range1281 
56.CrowleyCrowley County High Point1591Central Great Plains047 
49.DenverDenver High Point1731Front Range0156 
32.TellerDevils Playground3981Front Range37191 
54.OteroDry Bluff Southeast1603Southern Great Plains049 
44.ElbertElbert County High Point2243Central Great Plains092 
34.GarfieldFlat Top Mountain3765Flat Tops Area123092 
9.Clear CreekGrays Peak4349Front Range838965 
9.SummitGrays Peak4349Front Range838965 
35.PuebloGreenhorn Mountain3763Sangre de Cristo Range114899 
24.LarimerHagues Peak4133Front Range73262 
28.MontezumaHesperus Mountain4033San Juan Mountains86353 
27.GilpinJames Peak4052Front Range212194 
61.KiowaKiowa County High Point1430Central Great Plains042 
52.Kit CarsonKit Carson County High Point1612Central Great Plains047 
41.MesaLeon Peak3425Elk Range Area23049 
47.LincolnLincoln County High Point1817Central Great Plains068 
57.LoganLogan County High Point1506Central Great Plains048 
13.BoulderLongs Peak4345Front Range896710 
1.LakeMount Elbert4399Sawatch Range27651436 
2.ChaffeeMount Harvard4395Sawatch Range713330 
40.DeltaMount Lamborn3474Elk Range Area48634 
8.ParkMount Lincoln4354Central Colorado Ranges1177719 
20.EagleMount of the Holy Cross4269Sawatch Range643305 
16.OurayMount Sneffels4313San Juan Mountains924355 
14.DoloresMount Wilson4342San Juan Mountains1227172 
36.RouttMount Zirkel3712Park Range105557 
55.CheyenneOverland Benchmark East1600Central Great Plains048 
25.GrandPettingell Peak4131Front Range476104 
64.PhillipsPhillips County High Point1253Central Great Plains055 
21.MineralPhoenix Peak4235San Juan Mountains45653 
17.El PasoPikes Peak4301Front Range16791037 
37.Rio BlancoRio Blanco County High Point3666Flat Tops Area3337 
63.SedgwickSedgwick County High Point1256Central Great Plains050 
58.MorganShannon Benchmark1504Central Great Plains854 
46.ArapahoeSmoky Hill Ridge1893Central Great Plains3116 
26.ArchuletaSummit Peak4054San Juan Mountains83545 
43.DouglasThunder Butte2998Front Range41372 
60.ProwersTwo Buttes1436Southern Great Plains10974 
6.HinsdaleUncompahgre Peak4361San Juan Mountains1304328 
22.San JuanVermilion Peak4235San Juan Mountains64268 
51.WashingtonWashington County High Point1652Central Great Plains071 
45.WeldWeld County High Point1945Central Great Plains2444 
23.Las AnimasWest Spanish Peak4153Sangre de Cristo Range1117128 
19.San MiguelWilson Peak4272San Juan Mountains261188 
18.La PlataWindom Peak4294San Juan Mountains661167 
62.YumaYuma County High Point1353Central Great Plains070 

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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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    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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