Mount Wilson, Colorado

Prominence: 4024 ft, 1226 m

Elevation: 14,246 feet, 4342 meters

True Isolation: 33.01 mi, 53.13 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,252 ft / 4344 m
SubpeaksMount Wilson-South Peak (14,110 ft/4301 m)
Mount Wilson-West Peak (14,100 ft/4298 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 50' 21'' N, 107° 59' 30'' W
37.839122, -107.991586 (Dec Deg)
236744 E 4192184 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionDolores (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Mount Wilson at Trip Report for Dolores, CO by Layne Bracy Trip Report for Dolores, CO by John Mitchler Trip Report for Dolores, CO by Adam Helman Trip Report for Dolores, CO by anonymous

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Lists that contain Mount Wilson:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #135)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #13)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #135)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #61)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #16)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #186)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #17)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #22)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #16)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #83)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #16)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #41)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #7)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #17)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #22)
     Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #8)
     Colorado County High Points (Rank #14)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #13)
     Colorado Wilderness High Points (Rank #8)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1989-07-01 by Tom Sewell
     2001-08-17 by Petter Bjørstad
     2003-08-06 by Joe Lavelle
     2004-09-01 by Adam Helman
     2006-08-19 by Brian Kalet
     2009-08-27 by Patrick Lilly
     2012-08-29 by jeff branin
     2012-10-06 by Jordan Copenhafer
     2013-05-26 by James Graham (Unsuccessful)
     2013-08-29 by Beth Lakin
     2014-09-14 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2015-07-18 by Rich Stephens
     2015-08-28 by Dustin Erickson
     2015-09-22 by Joe Salem
     2016-09-17 by Sam Wilson (GPS Track)
     2017-05-28 by Jordan Copenhafer
     2017-07-26 by Bob Burd
     2017-07-30 by Paul Andrews
     2017-08-31 by Andrew Karr (GPS Track)
     2018-09-14 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2018-09-29 by Sean Casey (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (155 total)

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Mount Wilson is the leftmost major summit in this view of the San Miguel Range from the Telluride ski area (1989).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4024 ft/1226 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4024 ft/1226 m
  Line Parent: Uncompahgre Peak
  Key Col: Lizard Head Pass    10,222 ft/3116 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 33.01 mi/53.13 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.071086, -107.462843
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Uncompahgre Peak  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: San Juan Mountains
Range5: San Miguel Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: San Juan National Forest (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Lizard Head Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Wilson O37107g8 1:24,000
First AscentSeptember 13, 1874
Franklin Rhoda
Allen D. Wilson
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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