San Luis Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 3113 ft, 948 m

Elevation: 14,014 feet, 4271 meters

True Isolation: 26.95 mi, 43.37 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,021 ft / 4273 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 59' 13'' N, 106° 55' 53'' W
37.98681, -106.931266 (Dec Deg)
330402 E 4206111 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSaguache

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Lists that contain San Luis Peak:
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #60)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #50)
     Customary Western USA Fourteeners (Rank #67) Colorado Fourteeners (Rank #54)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #84)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #100)
     Colorado Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #16)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #50)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #84)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #50)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #346)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #21)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #276)
     Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #15)
     Colorado Wilderness High Points (Rank #12)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #50)
     Colorado Thirteeners (Rank #50)
     Colorado Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #15)

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: 365
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 331)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2006-08-11 by Joe Lavelle
     2007-06-10 by Patrick Lilly
     2007-08-18 by Mountain Climber
     2007-08-18 by Mountain Climber
     2009-05-31 by Donnie Puckle
     2009-07-18 by Chris Jaquet
     2010-07-07 by Dave Boboltz (Unsuccessful)
     2010-09-16 by David Six2
     2011-09-25 by David Foster (GPS Track)
     2014-07-03 by Dave Boboltz
     2014-07-20 by Matt Whittaker
     2014-09-10 by glen mizenko
     2015-09-05 by Albert Wolff
     2015-09-08 by Bob Bolton (GPS Track)
     2016-08-04 by Michele Arnold
     2016-08-07 by Whiley Hall
     2016-10-25 by Ben Ryan
     2017-07-24 by Stacey Kassan (GPS Track)
     2017-07-24 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2017-09-18 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2017-10-01 by Mike Wright
     2018-07-08 by William Musser
     2019-07-13 by Joseph McGrath
     2020-06-28 by Kendall Beggs
     2020-08-06 by Scott Burns
     2020-08-17 by Jeremy Troy
     2020-08-29 by Whiley Hall (GPS Track)
     2020-09-18 by Stan Barlow (GPS Track)
     2021-07-03 by Benjamin Kiser
     2021-07-03 by Jesse Sumrak
     2021-07-18 by Trevor Butcher (GPS Track)
     2021-07-27 by J Thornton
     2022-08-29 by Brian Richardsson (GPS Track)

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From the summit of San Luis a jaw dropping view of the Yawner Gully. 2000-08 (2000-08). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3113 ft/948 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3113 ft/948 m
  Line Parent: Handies Peak
  Key Col: Spring Creek Pass    10,901 ft/3323 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 26.95 mi/43.37 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.941021, -107.421438
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Redcloud Peak  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: San Juan Mountains
Range5: La Garita Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGunnison
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-Gunnison National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: La Garita Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapSan Luis Peak O37106h8 1:24,000
First Ascent1874
    Rhoda, Franklin
    Wilson, Allen D.
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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San Luis Peak. Day 14 Colorado Trail, just before the daily storms (2021-07-23). Photo by Kellie Dobrescu.
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