Far Southern Sawatch

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointMount Ouray (13,971 ft/4258 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area651 sq mi / 1,687 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent45 mi / 73 km North-South
31 mi / 51 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 13' N; 106° 9' W
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Map of Far Southern Sawatch
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Far Southern Sawatch.
Sawatch RangeLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Sawatch RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Elbert-Massive-Fryingpan AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Collegiate PeaksLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Sawatch RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Far Southern SawatchLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Far Southern Sawatch

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mount Ouray13,9714258 
2.Peak 1347213,4724106 
3.Antora Peak13,2694044 
4.Sheep Mountain12,840+3914+ 
6.Mount Peck12,2083721 
7.Peak 1219512,1953717 
8.Whale Hill12,1623707 
9.Hayden Peak12,1303697 
10.Flagstaff Mountain12,0723680 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Far Southern Sawatch

Mount Ouray
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At 13,971 Mt. Ouray looks much like a fourteener, presenting quite a prominence even from many miles away. This photo was made on the slopes of Baldy Chato, a low thirteen- er in the La Garita Wilderness of Colorado (2006-08). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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Mount Peck
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Mount Peak looking north along the CDT/CT (2022-08-29). Photo by Steven Fishback.
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Headwaters Hill
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Headwaters Hill - triple divide location for Rio Grande, Mississippi, and Colorado rivers. Antora Peak distant (2022-08-28). Photo by Steven Fishback.
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