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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
– Confucius

Colorado’s Most Prominent Niners

– Sorted by Prominence

Notes
Rank Elev
feet
Prom
feet
  Summit Name Quadrangle Saddle Name Saddle Elev Saddle
Lat/Long
  Saddle Quad
& CI
Other fame
1 9,979 4,039   Ute Pk Battle Rock   5,940 37 16.216
108 40.000
  Mud Creek
40
Sleeping Ute Mtn HP
2 9,660 2,845   Diamond Pk Beaver Basin   6,815 41 39.380
108 25.220
  Desert Springs WY
10
 
3 9,700 2,680   Piņon Mesa HP Fish Creek Unaweep Divide 7,020 38 47.428
108 39.298
  Snyder Flats
40
 
4 9,005 2,395   Zenobia Pk Zenobia Pk   6,610 40 38.517
108 33.166
  Sheephead Basin
20
Dinosaur NM HP
5 9,947 1,887   Horse Mtn Devil Mtn   8,060 37 22.790
107 10.060
  Oakbrush Ridge
40
 
6 9,627 1,847   Fishers Pk Fishers Pk   7,780 38 59.599
104 29.525
  Raton CO/NM or
Tin Pan Canyon 40
Raton Mesa HP
7 9,622 1,762   Curley Pk Curley Pk   7,860 38 17.917
105 18.230
  Curley Pk
40
 
8 9,716 1,736   Poverty Mesa Cimmaron Cerro Summit 7,980 38 26.700
107 38.386
  Cerro Summit
40
Poverty Mesa HP
9 9,476 1,723   Piņon Hills HP Manassa NE   7,753 37 03.799
105 54.864
  Lobatos
5
 
10 9,220 1,720   Archuleta Mesa Edith   7,500 37 03.399
106 57.017
  Edith
40
 
11 9,836 1,696   Buck Mesa Bull Mtn   8,140 39 02.528
107 29.356
  Bull Mtn
40
 
12 9,516 1,616   Yarmony Mtn McCoy   7,900 39 55.909
106 38.281
  McCoy
40
 
13 9,444 1,606   Bakers Pk Bakers Pk   7,838 40 53.443
107 26.162
  Bakers Pk
40
 

Notes by Gerry Roach

  1. This list has 13 peaks on it, of which 4 have more than 2,000 feet of prominence.
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