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All the world’s a stage.
– William Shakespeare

Colorado’s Elk Range Summits

– Sorted by Elevation

Notes
Rank
EL
Elev
feet
Prom
feet
Summit Name Proximate Parent
Line Parent (if diff)
Iso
miles
Quadrangle Rg G J
1 14,265 2,365 Castle Peak A La Plata Peak 20.91 Hayden Peak EL 2 1
2 14,156 2,336 Maroon Peak Castle Peak A 8.06 Maroon Bells EL 2 1
3 14,130 1,750 Capitol Peak Maroon Peak 7.46 Capitol Peak EL 1 1
4 14,092 1,152 Snowmass Mountain   TR Capitol Peak 2.34 Snowmass Mountain EL 3 2
  14,060 240 Conundrum Peak Castle Peak A 0.42 Hayden Peak EL 2 1
  14,020 40 “North Snowmass” Snowmass Mountain 0.18 Snowmass Mountain EL 1  
5 14,018 1,638 Pyramid Peak A Maroon Peak 2.08 Maroon Bells EL 2 1
  14,014 234 North Maroon Peak Maroon Peak 0.37 Maroon Bells EL 6 1
6 13,943 523 Cathedral Peak A Castle Peak A 1.71 Hayden Peak EL 1 1
7 13,932 312 “Thunder Pyramid” Pyramid Peak A 0.61 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
8 13,841 341 Hagerman Peak Snowmass Mountain 0.59 Snowmass Mountain EL 2 2
9 13,803 423 “Castleabra” Castle Peak A 0.83 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
10 13,722 302 Point 13,722 “Thunder Pyramid” 0.44 Maroon Bells EL 1 1
  13,664 84 “K2” Capitol Peak 0.42 Capitol Peak EL 1  
11 13,635 335 “Electric Pass Peak” Cathedral Peak 0.96 Hayden Peak EL 1 2
12 13,631 331 Point 13,631 Point 13,722 0.69 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
  13,620 120 Snowmass Peak Hagerman Peak 0.24 Snowmass Mountain EL 2  
13 13,580 440 Clark Peak A Capitol Peak 1.16 Capitol Peak EL 1 2
  13,561 181 Hayden Peak A “Electric Pass Peak” 0.82 Hayden Peak EL   1
14 13,550 530 Point 13,550 “Castleabra” 0.89 Gothic EL 1 2
15 13,540 800 White Rock Mountain  TR Point 13,550 2.83 Gothic EL 1 2
16 13,537 757 Point 13,537 “Castleabra”
Point 13,550
2.01
2.34
Maroon Bells EL 1 2
17 13,528 2,821 Treasure Mountain A Hagerman Peak 6.95 Snowmass Mountain EL 1 1
18 13,521 816 Star Peak A Castle Peak A 3.92 Pearl Pass EL 1 2
19 13,516 496 Keefe Peak Point 13,537 1.31 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
20 13,497 477 Hunter Peak Keefe Peak 1.43 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
21 13,462 522 Treasury Mountain Treasure Mountain A 1.45 Snowmass Mountain EL 1 1
22 13,460 440 Sleeping Sexton Maroon Peak 0.91 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
23 13,435 815 Taylor Peak A Star Peak A 1.25 Pearl Pass EL 1 2
24 13,420 760 “Siberia Peak”  TR Snowmass Mountain 1.19 Snowmass Mountain EL 1 1
25 13,409 309 Hilliard Peak Keefe Peak 0.65 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
26 13,401 381 White Benchmark  TR White Rock Mountain 0.50 Gothic EL 1 2
27 13,380 640 Precarious Peak  TR Point 13,631 2.12 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
28 13,380 480 “Triangle Peak” White Rock Mountain 1.24 Gothic EL 1 2
29 13,378 1,358 Italian Mountain Star Peak A 3.48 Pearl Pass EL 1 2
30 13,370 908 Buckskin Benchmark Sleeping Sexton 2.06 Maroon Bells EL 1 1
31 13,362 582 Pearl Mountain Star Peak A 1.87 Pearl Pass EL 1 2
32 13,348 368 Malamute Peak Castle Peak A 1.18 Hayden Peak EL 1 2
33 13,336 636 Point 13,336 Buckskin Benchmark 1.11 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
  13,322 142 Leahy Peak “Electric Pass Peak” 0.89 Hayden Peak EL 1 2
  13,316 136 “Ski Hayden Peak” “Electric Pass Peak” 1.49 Hayden Peak EL    
34 13,312 412 “Oyster Peak” Pearl Mountain 0.63 Pearl Pass EL 1 2
35 13,300 800 Daly A, Mount Clark Peak A
Capitol Peak
1.44
 
Capitol Peak EL 1 1
36 13,260 440 Point 13,260 A Precarious Peak 0.84 Maroon Bells EL 1 1
37 13,244 424 Point 13,244 Point 13,336 1.11 Highland Peak EL 1 1
38 13,233 693 Belleview Mountain A  TR Maroon Peak 1.90 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
39 13,232 412 “Cassi Peak” Point 13,260 A
Precarious Peak
0.35
 
Maroon Bells EL 1 1
40 13,216 356 Point 13,216 “Triangle Peak” 0.71 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
  13,209 229 Lambertson Peak Italian Mountain 0.49 Pearl Pass EL 1 2
41 13,208 788 Teocalli Mountain  TR Point 13,550 2.36 Gothic EL 1 2
42 13,180 320 Point 13,180 B Point 13,631 0.48 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
43 13,162 382 Point 13,162 B Point 13,550 0.87 Gothic EL 1 2
  13,155 175 Baldy Mountain A Point 13,244 0.65 Highland Peak EL 1 1
44 13,142 442 Willoughby Mountain Point 13,244 1.49 Highland Peak EL 1 1
45 13,130 350 Point 13,130 Point 13,180 B 0.76 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
46 13,062 642 Point 13,062 B Hagerman Peak 2.06 Snowmass Mountain EL 1 1
47 13,060 320 Point 13,060 B Clark Peak 0.56 Capitol Peak EL 1 1
48 13,058 1,358 Owen B, Mount Treasury Mountain 7.41 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 2 1
49 13,039 419 Point 13,039 Sleeping Sexton 0.92 Maroon Bells EL 1 2
50 13,035 3,095 West Elk Peak Owen B, Mount 13.81 West Elk Peak EL 1 1
  13,023 43 “Yellow Boy” “Electric Pass Peak” 1.16 Hayden Peak EL    
51 13,020 320 Point 13,020 B Point 13,336
Buckskin Benchmark
0.51
 
Maroon Bells EL 1 2
  13,004 104 “Cooper Peak” Pearl Mountain
Star Peak
0.94
Pearl Pass EL    
52 12,958 1,218 Purple Mountain   TR Treasury Mountain 1.58 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1 2
53 12,953 1,453 Sopris, Mount Daly A, Mount
Capitol Peak
8.02
 
Mount Sopris EL 1 2
  12,953 293 West Sopris Benchmark Daly A, Mount
Sopris, Mount
8.51
 
Mount Sopris EL 1 2
54 12,942 362 Point 12,942 Point 13,039
Buckskin Benchmark
1.09
 
Maroon Bells EL 1 1
55 12,940 360 Point 12,940 D Point 12,942 0.26 Maroon Bells EL 1 1
56 12,934 434 Point 12,934 B Teocalli Mountain
Point 13,162 B
0.62
1.46
Gothic EL 1 1
57 12,931 391 “Trail Rider Peak” Point 13,062 B 0.79 Snowmass Mountain EL 1 1
58 12,903 323 Point 12,903 Clark Peak A 0.68 Capitol Peak EL    
59 12,902 362 Point 12,902 Hagerman Peak
Snowmass Mountain
1.57
 
Capitol Peak EL    
  12,900 40 “Northwest Sopris” Sopris, Mount 0.67
 
Mount Sopris EL 1 1
60 12,878 818 Point 12,878 Capitol Peak 1.68 Capitol Peak EL 1 1
  12,875 135 Len Shoemaker Ridge Point 13,631 0.59 Maroon Bells EL    
61 12,860 400 Meadow Mountain A “Siberia Peak”  1.87 Snowmass Mountain EL   1
  12,850 150 North Baldy Mountain West Elk Peak 1.39 West Elk Peak EL    
62 12,830 330 Point 12,830 Italian Mountain 0.76 Italian Creek EL    
  12,820 160 Purple Peak Owen B, Mount 0.35 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1  
  12,820 120 Chimneys of
Treasure Mountain
  TR
Treasure Mountain A 0.34 Snowmass Mountain EL    
63 12,809 509 Point 12,809 West Elk Peak 1.36 West Elk Peak EL    
64 12,805 1,545 Baldy, Mount  TR Purple Mountain
Treasury Mountain
3.08
 
Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1 1
65 12,793 693 Hawk Benchmark Point 12,878
Point 12,670 B
4.36
 
Redstone EL    
66 12,789 609 Point 12,789 Purple Mountain 1.39 Marcellina Mountain EL   1
67 12,781 321 Point 12,781 Point 12,789
Purple Mountain
0.63
 
Oh-Be-Joyful EL   1
68 12,780 960 Sievers Mountain South Point 13,336
Point 12,940 D
1.63
 
Maroon Bells EL   1
69 12,779 319 Point 12,779 White Benchmark 1.18 Gothic EL    
70 12,777 477 Crystal Peak C Star Peak A 1.11 Pearl Pass EL 1 1
71 12,770 350 Point 12,770 Point 12,878 0.52 Capitol Peak EL 1 1
72 12,751 491 Point 12,751 Capitol Peak
Point 12,878
0.82
 
Capitol Peak EL 1 1
73 12,747 367 Sievers Mountain North Sievers Mountain South 1.15 Highland Peak EL   1
74 12,740 440 Point 12,740 B Sievers Mountain South
Hunter Peak
3.06
 
Maroon Bells EL    
75 12,721 2,467 Chair Mountain  TR Hawk Benchmark
Point 12,789
8.07
 
Chair Mountain EL 2 1
76 12,719 3,549 Gunnison, Mount Point 12,809
West Elk Peak
10.89
11.8
Minnesota Pass EL 1 1
77 12,713 733 American Flag Mountain Point 12,830
Italian Mountain
1.74
 
Italian Creek EL   1
78 12,713 333 Carbonate Hill A Pearl Mountain 1.15 Pearl Pass EL 1 1
  12,709 209 Middle Baldy West Elk Peak 2.05 West Elk Peak EL    
79 12,670 410 Point 12,670 B Meadow Mountain A 0.85 Snowmass Mountain EL   1
80 12,665 605 Point 12,665 Point 13,062 B 2.65 Snowmass Mountain EL    
81 12,660 320 Point 12,660 B Point 12,770 1.42 Capitol Peak EL 1 1
82 12,655 355 Point 12,655 Point 12,789 0.78 Marcellina Mountain EL   1
83 12,653 353 Point 12,653 B “Trail Rider Peak” 0.61 Snowmass Mountain EL    
  12,653 153 Avery Peak Point 13,260 A 1.45 Gothic EL   1
84 12,646 626 Afley Peak Owen B, Mount 0.90 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1 2
85 12,644 424 Ruby Peak Owen B, Mount 0.83 Marcellina Mountain EL 2 1
86 12,641 541 Ragged Peak Chair Mountain 1.48 Chair Mountain EL 1 1
87 12,633 413 Point 12,633 Hawk Benchmark 0.74 Redstone EL    
88 12,632 532 Crystal Peak D Treasury Mountain 1.61 Snowmass Mountain EL 1 1
89 12,625 1,645 Gothic Mountain Baldy, Mount 3.22 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1 1
90 12,620 440 Point 12,620 B Sievers Mountain South 0.46 Maroon Bells EL   1
  12,620 80 Middle Baldy Mountain West Elk Peak 2.72 West Elk Peak EL    
  12,618 278 Hunters Hill Crystal Peak C 1.30 Pearl Pass EL    
91 12,610 710 Daly B, Mount Point 12,670 B 1.83 Marble EL   1
92 12,597 337 Point 12,597 Point 12,902 0.75 Capitol Peak EL    
93 12,590 450 Point 12,590 Hawk Benchmark 0.76 Redstone EL    
94 12,580 440 Greg Mace Peak “Oyster Peak” 1.23 Pearl Pass EL   1
S1 12,580 280 Point 12,580 E Point 12,670 B
Meadow Mountain A
0.40
 
Snowmass Mountain EL    
  12,580 80 Tilton, Mount Crystal Peak C
Italian Mountain
1.52
 
Pearl Pass EL 1 1
  12,580 80 Galena Mountain C Crystal Peak D
Treasury Mountain
1.11
 
Snowmass Mountain EL    
95 12,559 539 Augusta Mountain Purple Mountain 1.35 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1 1
96 12,552 303 Point 12,552 Point 12,934 B
Point 13,550
1.34
2.09
Pearl Pass EL 1 1
  12,544 244 Castle View Benchmark West Elk Peak 2.43 West Elk Peak EL    
97 12,540 640 Point 12,540 Ragged Peak 1.45 Chair Mountain EL 1 1
98 12,522 342 Point 12,522 Point 12,540 0.42 Chair Mountain EL 1 1
99 12,519 379 Bellview, Mount Belleview Mountain A 2.19 Snowmass Mountain EL 1 1
100 12,516 2,456 Whetstone Mountain Gothic Mountain
West Elk Peak
9.42
 
Crested Butte EL 1 1
  12,506 206 Mineral Point A Augusta Mountain 0.28 Oh-Be-Joyful EL    
101 12,501 681 Richmond Mountain Augusta Mountain 1.46 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1  
102 12,495 315 Point 12,495 Point 12,740 B
Hunter Peak
1.70
 
Maroon Bells EL    
103 12,494 674 Point 12,494 A Point 12,590 1.04 Redstone EL    
104 12,489 309 Point 12,489 Point 12,665 1.80 Snowmass Mountain EL 1 1
S2 12,473 293 Point 12,473 B Bellview, Mount 0.44 Snowmass Mountain EL 1 1
105 12,460 360 Richey, Mount Point 12,670 B 1.10 Snowmass Mountain EL   1
  12,453 153 “Southeast Sopris” Sopris, Mount 0.59 Mount Sopris EL 1 1
106 12,444 1,184 Forest Hill American Flag Mountain 3.30 Italian Creek EL 1 1
107 12,432 2,492 East Beckwith Mountain Ruby Peak 6.25 Anthracite Range EL 1 1
108 12,420 360 Point 12,420 B Richey, Mount 0.35 Snowmass Mountain EL   1
  12,420 240 Oh-Be-Joyful Peak Afley Peak 0.64 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1 2
109 12,415 395 Point 12,415 Crystal Peak C 0.73 Pearl Pass EL 1 1
  12,410 190 Hancock Peak Afley Peak 0.98 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1 2
110 12,392 572 Emmons, Mount Ruby Peak
Owen B, Mount
4.18
 
Oh-Be-Joyful EL    
111 12,385 2,125 Anthracite Range HP East Beckwith Mountain
West Elk Peak
4.79
 
Anthracite Range EL 1 1
112 12,383 1,763 Matchless Mountain Forest Hill 4.65 Matchless Mountain EL 1 1
  12,381 201 Highland Peak Point 12,495 0.65 Highland Peak EL    
113 12,380 520 South Baldy Mountain West Elk Peak 3.63 West Elk Peak EL    
  12,374 274 Timbered Hill Carbonate Hill A 0.80 Pearl Pass EL 1 1
  12,373 193 Bear Mountain C Treasure Mountain A 0.95 Snowmass Mountain EL    
114 12,336 356 Point 12,336 Sievers Mountain North 0.77 Highland Peak EL    
115 12,300 480 Point 12,300 A Anthracite Range HP 0.94 Anthracite Range EL 2 2
116 12,293 713 Cinnamon Mountain B  TR Baldy, Mount 1.35 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1 1
117 12,271 371 Point 12,271 Point 12,590 1.25 Marble EL    
S3 12,271 291 Ohio Peak B Point 12,300 A 0.33 Mount Axtell EL 2 2
118 12,244 344 Point 12,244 East Beckwith Mountain 1.22 Anthracite Range EL    
119 12,233 733 South Matchless Mountain Matchless Mountain 1.50 Matchless Mountain EL 1 1
120 12,227 407 Peeler Peak Afley Peak
Emmons, Mount
1.89
 
Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1 1
121 12,212 352 Scarp Ridge Peeler Peak
Emmons, Mount
0.76
 
Oh-Be-Joyful EL 2 2
122 12,206 426 Haystack Mountain Daly A, Mount 1.51 Capitol Peak EL 1 1
123 12,200 1,580 Cement Mountain South Matchless Mountain 8.25 Cement Mountain EL 1 1
124 12,191 1,131 Double Top North Carbonate Hill A
Crystal Peak
5.53
 
Pearl Pass EL    
125 12,185 1,485 West Beckwith Mountain Point 12,244 1.79 West Beckwith Peak EL   1
  12,180 140 Castles West, The Point 12,809 1.75 West Elk Peak EL    
126 12,172 312 Double Top South Double Top North 0.9 Pearl Pass EL    
127 12,162 2,582 Crested Butte Double Top North 5.6 Gothic EL 1 1
128 12,146 526 Schuylkill Mountain Richmond Mountain 1.5 Oh-Be-Joyful EL    
  12,100 200 Garfield Peak B Scarp Ridge 0.45 Oh-Be-Joyful EL 1 1
129 12,094 394 Ragged Mountain Point 12,522 A 1.0 Marble EL 1 1
130 12,079 2,179 Carbon Peak Whetstone Mountain 3.92 Mount Axtell EL 1 1
131 12,060 320 Point 12,060 A “Electric Pass Peak” 1.61 Hayden Peak EL    
132 12,055 1,355 Axtell, Mount Carbon Peak
Whetstone Mountain
3.06
 
Mount Axtell EL 1 1
133 12,052 2,432 Guero, Mount Gunnison, Mount
West Elk Peak
6.39
 
Mount Guero EL 1 1
134 12,048 388 Point 12,048 Gunnison, Mount 0.95 Minnesota Pass EL    
135 12,027 447 East Cement Mountain Cement Mountain 1.72 Cement Mountain EL 1 1
  12,020 160 Castles East, The Point 12,809 1.95 West Elk Peak EL    

Notes by Gerry Roach

  1. There are 173 summits on this list, of which 135 are hard ranked and 3 are soft ranked.

  2. Our Elk Range climbs above 13,000 feet
    Gerry Roach’s totals: 73 ascents; 51/51 hard ranked; 59/63 overall
    Jennifer Roach’s totals: 90 ascents; 51/51 hard ranked; 57/63 overall
    Gerry and Jennifer’s combined total as of 8/7/10: 153 ascents

  3. Our Elk Range climbs above 12,000 feet
    Gerry’s totals: 135 ascents; 97/135 hard ranked; 2/3 soft ranked; 116/173 overall
    Jennifer’s totals: 169 ascents; 110/135 hard ranked; 2/3 soft ranked; 127/173 overall
    Gerry and Jennifer’s combined total as of 9/11/16: 304 ascents

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