Capitol Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 1730 ft, 527 m

Elevation: 14,130 feet, 4307 meters

True Isolation: 7.44 mi, 11.97 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,137 ft / 4309 m
SubpeaksK2 (Colorado) (13,664 ft/4165 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 9' 1'' N, 107° 4' 58'' W
39.150153, -107.082896 (Dec Deg)
320012 E 4335505 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPitkin

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Lists that contain Capitol Peak:
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #35)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #29)
     Customary Western USA Fourteeners (Rank #39) Colorado Fourteeners (Rank #31)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #58)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #76)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #29)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #58)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #29)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #29)
     Colorado Thirteeners (Rank #29)
     Colorado Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #110)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Colorado's Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs (Roach)
       A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners (Borneman, Lampert)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 290
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 268)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1987-08-17 by David Olson
     1993 by Patrick Greff
     1994-08-19 by Larry Versaw
     2001-08 a by Sallie Varner (Unsuccessful)
     2002-07-19 by Petter Bjørstad
     2003-07-26 by Joe Lavelle
     2003-08-23 by George Bell
     2008-08-21 by Matthias Ihl
     2010-08-28 by Jim Dydxdx (GPS Track)
     2011-08-07 by Jared McCullough
     2013-01-21 by Jacek Czyz
     2014-08-17 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2015-08-20 by Nick Logel
     2015-10-03 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2016-07-15 by Tom Grundy
     2016-08-08 by Eric Kassan (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2016-08-08 by Anji Cerney (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2016-08-15 by Whiley Hall
     2016-08-21 by Paul Andrews
     2016-08-28 by Ben Ryan
     2016-09-17 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2017-08-28 by Dave Covill
     2017-09-03 by Jonathan Scislow
     2018-07-21 by Stav Basis
     2018-07-29 by Andrew Hove
     2018-08-28 by Michele Arnold
     2019-08-06 by Peak Pirate (GPS Track)
     2019-08-21 by Jim Alt (GPS Track)
     2019-08-25 by Harvest Mondello
     2020-07-19 by Bob Burd
     2021-06-20 by Evan L
     2021-07-27 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2021-08-07 by Cooper Eitel (Unsuccessful)
     2021-08-15 by Roberto Fuentes (GPS Track)
     2021-09-04 by Eric Schafer (GPS Track)
     2022-08-12 by Cooper Eitel

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Snowmass (left) and Capitol (right) from Mt. Massive (2017-06-17). Photo by Eli Boardman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1730 ft/527 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1770 ft/539 m
  Line Parent: Maroon Peak
  Key Col: 12,400 ft/3780 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.44 mi/11.97 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.0708, -106.9892
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Maroon Peak  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Elk Range Area
Range5: Elk Mountains
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: White River National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area
Topo MapCapitol Peak O39107b1 1:24,000
First AscentAugust 22, 1909
    Clark, Harold
    Hagerman, Percy
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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