Crestone Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 4534 ft, 1382 m

Elevation: 14,294 feet, 4357 meters

True Isolation: 27.37 mi, 44.04 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,300 ft / 4359 m
SubpeaksCrestone Peak - East Peak (14,240 ft/4340 m)
Crestone Peak - Northeast Peak (14,240 ft/4340 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 58' 1'' N, 105° 35' 8'' W
37.966894, -105.585453 (Dec Deg)
448575 E 4202303 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSaguache (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Crestone Peak:
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #10)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #7)
     Customary Western USA Fourteeners (Rank #10)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #83)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #10) Colorado Fourteeners (Rank #7)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #8)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #15)
     5000 foot gain CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #4)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #31)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #13)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #90)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #83)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #13)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #52)
     Colorado Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #15)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #57)
     5000 foot gain CoHPs (Rank #9)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #20)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #8)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

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)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 316
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 289)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1995-09-03 by Mark Hyams
     2001-06-09 by Petter Bjørstad
     2002-06-16 by Joe Lavelle
     2006-06-17 by Mountain Climber
     2007-09-09 by Patrick Lilly
     2008-07-25 by Robert Stewart
     2008-08-30 by Bob Bolton
     2010-09-03 by Eric Noel
     2010-09-03 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2011-09-04 by David Foster
     2013-08-08 by Patrick Lilly
     2013-08-25 by Chris Jaquet
     2013-08-30 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-08-02 by glen mizenko
     2014-08-10 by Adrian Fussell
     2016-07-22 by Ben Ryan
     2016-09-10 by Paul Andrews
     2017-08-13 by Brandon Johnson
     2017-08-26 by Whiley Hall
     2018-08-11 by Tyler King
     2018-08-18 by Ben Ryan
     2019-08-17 by Ben Brownlee (GPS Track)
     2019-09-21 by William Musser (GPS Track)
     2020-07-01 by Dustin Erickson
     2020-07-29 by Eric Smith (GPS Track)
     2020-07-29 by Bob Burd
     2020-08-18 by Thomas Fullerton
     2020-09-05 by Ellen Sebastian
     2020-09-06 by Shane Kramer
     2020-10-10 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2021-07-19 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2021-08-21 by Benjamin Kiser
     2021-08-21 by Jesse Sumrak
     2021-08-28 by Cooper Eitel
     2021-09-17 by Stan Barlow (GPS Track)
     2022-10-01 by John Finn

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Crestone Peak (1984-09-10). Photo by John Vitz.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4534 ft/1382 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4574 ft/1394 m
  Line Parent: Blanca Peak - Northeast Slope
  Key Col: Mosca Pass    9760 ft/2975 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 27.37 mi/44.04 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.578102, -105.485494
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Blanca Peak - Northeast Slope  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range
Range5: Northern Sangre de Cristo Range (Highest Point)
Range6: Crestone Group (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsRio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Rio Grande National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapCrestone Peak O37105h5 1:24,000
First AscentJuly 24, 1916
    Davis, Eleanor (United States)
    Deutschbein, Joe
    Ellingwood, Albert (United States)
    Rogers, Frances
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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